The res​earch group often incorporates Visiting Research Students, M.Sc. and Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows interested to contribute to our research.​



There are occasionally openings for interns. Some of these positions are administered as part of the KAUST Visiting Student Research Program (VSRP). These internships are paid positions, including travel costs, housing on the KAUST campus, and a monthly stipend for a duration of 3 to 6 months. Current undergraduate or MSc students, or recent graduates from these degrees, are invited to apply.

To check on the availability of current VSRP internships, please visit: Visiting Students Research Program​


Successful candidates should apply to KAUST, indicating that they already have an offer from their supervisors (see below), as these positions are contingent on the students being admitted to KAUST. The application periods are:
Applying to KAUST see for details on the application process.
All students  admitted to KAUST will receive a very generous fellowship for the duration of their graduate studies. The benefits of the KAUST Student Fellowship include:


  • Full tuition support
  • Monthly living allowance (ranging between $20,000-30,000 annual,  depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
  • Free housing
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Relocation support   
  • One return ticket home every year ​