A Fully Funded KAUST International Internship in Different Specialties in Saudi Arabia

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A Fully Funded KAUST International Internship in Different Specialties in Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) announces a series of internships for international students in 2019 in Saudi Arabia. The KAUST VSRP will select 130 interns from all over the world. The duration of the KAUST internship 2019 is between 3 to 6 months. This internship will give the students the opportunity to share their ideas and talents in an international research community. VSRP interns can participate in the program through one of the university’s three academic divisions: Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering; Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Science and Engineering; or Physical Science and Engineering. KAUST is dedicated to advance innovation through science, technology, and engineering through interdisciplinary research and education model.


  1. Students from all over the world can apply for KAUST Internship.
  2. KAUST will host eligible international BS/BSc (3rd year or 4th year) and MS students Or those who have completed BSc/BS.
  3. You should have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) that exceeds 3.50 /4.00 ( 14/20: Equivalent to ECTS B) with some research projects requiring a 3.60 or higher.
  4. You should have a Strong English Skills: Demonstrated English reading comprehension, speaking, listening and writing abilities.
  5. Should have an interest in one of the following areas:
    • Environment.
    • Computer.
    • Mathematical Sciences.
    • Physics.
    • Electricity.
    • Water.
    • Energy.
    • Science.
    • Technology.
    • Engineering.
    • Biological fields or any of the relevant fields.


The KAUST Visiting Student Research Program is a fully-funded internship program in Saudi Arabia. All the cost of the selected students will be covered by the KAUST.  The University will cover:

  1. $1000 Monthly Stipend.
  2. Visa & Round Airfare Fee Ticket.
  3. Private Bedroom & Bathroom.
  4. Health insurance.
  5. Social & other Activities.

About the University:

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (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 is the first mixed-gender university campus in Saudi Arabia. In 2013, the University was among the 500 fastest growing research and citation records in the world. In the 2016 Nature Index Rising Stars, the University ranked 19 in the world of the fastest rising universities for high-quality research output.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
Environment & Nature, Technology, Science

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Full funding
Opportunity Coverage
Travel costs, Visa costs, Accommodation, Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
Saudi Arabia
Required Documents
Transcript of Records, Copy of Passport, Recommendation Letter, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Educational Level
Secondary School, Bachelor
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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