King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

KAUST is a private research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. Founded in 2009, the university provides research and graduate training programs in English as the official language of instruction. KAUST advances science and technology through distinctive and collaborative research integrated with graduate education. They are a catalyst for innovation, economic development, and social prosperity in Saudi Arabia and the world.

In 2019 KAUST was ranked 8th among the fastest-rising young universities (aged 50 and under) for their research output since 2015. “Top 10 fastest-rising universities aged 50 and under”.