King Abdullah University of Science & Technology


Material Science and Engineering


P.O. Box 55455

Jeddah, Makkah 21534

Saudi Arabia

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

PhD Materials Science and Engineering, M.S.-Material Science and Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

All admitted students receive the benefits of the KAUST Fellowship which includes: Full tuition support, Competitive monthly living allowance, Housing, Private medical and dental coverage, and Relocation support. The Materials Science and Engineering Program is designed to equip students with fundamental and applied knowledge of materials. Its goal is to prepare them to tackle grand challenges in sustainability and alternative energy, nanotechnology and nanoelectronics, biomaterials, materials characterization, and low-power computing. The program also aims to support KAUST’s existing research centers such as the Solar, Membrane, Catalysis, Combustion, and Desalination centers.


King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. Since opening its doors in 2009, the University has graduated over 730 students. Many graduates have continued in research as doctoral students and scientists at KAUST or at prestigious universities in the US and around the world. The KAUST degree is recognized by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Other graduates have secured industry positions at major companies worldwide.

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