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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

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With the aim of rekindling science in the Islamic world, KAUST was founded in 2009 and focuses exclusively on graduate education and research, using English as the official language of instruction. It offers programs in Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering; Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering; and Physical Sciences and Engineering. The University achieved significant progress in a very short time and is currently among one of the world's most productive universities in terms of research. It was recently announced that KAUST has one of the fastest growing research and citation records in the world right now.

Country Saudi Arabia
School name King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
City Thuwal
Degree Master, Phd
Biological and Environmental Sciences & Engineering Division
Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering
Physical Sciences and Engineering Division
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class English, Arabic
Religious background Islamic
Year of foundation 2009
The number of students (Undergraduate) N/A
The number of students (Graduate) 1,200
Test required for admission Document review and English proficiency documents
% applicants admitted 4
The number of foreign students N/A
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) 401-500
QS Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
THE Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
Address Thuwal 23955-6900 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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