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Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Campus, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
    • QS World University Rankings
      211
    • QS Stars
      5
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio6
    • ScholarshipsNO
    • International Students544
    • SizeS
    • Total Faculty452

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    Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) is an independent, non-profit,

    coeducational institution originally established in 2007 as part of an Abu Dhabi government

    initiative and expanded in 2017 through the merger of KU with the Petroleum Institute and

    Masdar Institute. The university is dedicated to the advancement of learning through

    teaching and research and the discovery and application of knowledge. It endeavors to be

    an internationally recognized research university, with a world class reputation for

    interdisciplinary teaching and research and a tradition of partnering with leading

    international academic institutions. The rapidly growing university community is comprised

    of faculty and staff from over 40 countries and offers students a culturally rich and diverse

    educational environment. KU currently offers 13 undergraduate programs, 22 graduate and

    7 PhD degree programs. As a research-based institution, KU is home to a number of

    research centers and institutes. The research priorities currently include: • Clean and

    Renewable Energy • Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production • Water and Environment •

    Healthcare • Aerospace • Supply Chain Logistics • Advanced Materials & Manufacturing •

    Robotics, AI and Data Science • Information and Communication Technologies • Security

    The University actively produces regionally relevant research that is vital to the UAE’s most

    strategic sectors and industries and graduates a growing number of UAE nationals to

    sustainably develop emerging industries. The University is also aligned closely with

    government initiatives and actively participates in national competitions to promote skills and

    innovation in key areas such as e-government, e-learning, healthcare, energy and

    aerospace. KU also has extensive global links to international institutions, agencies and

    organizations that enable appropriate benchmarks with international standards in higher

    education, research and innovation. The University insists on the highest world class

    standards of academic excellence in all that it does. It complements other universities in the

    region by providing, in its chosen areas of activity, the best teaching and research available

    in the region.

    About

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) is an independent, non-profit,

    coeducational institution originally established in 2007 as part of an Abu Dhabi government

    initiative and expanded in 2017 through the merger of KU with the Petroleum Institute and

    Masdar Institute. The university is dedicated to the advancement of learning through

    teaching and research and the discovery and application of knowledge. It endeavors to be

    an internationally recognized research university, with a world class reputation for

    interdisciplinary teaching and research and a tradition of partnering with leading

    international academic institutions. The rapidly growing university community is comprised

    of faculty and staff from over 40 countries and offers students a culturally rich and diverse

    educational environment. KU currently offers 13 undergraduate programs, 22 graduate and

    7 PhD degree programs. As a research-based institution, KU is home to a number of

    research centers and institutes. The research priorities currently include: • Clean and

    Renewable Energy • Hydrocarbon Exploration & Production • Water and Environment •

    Healthcare • Aerospace • Supply Chain Logistics • Advanced Materials & Manufacturing •

    Robotics, AI and Data Science • Information and Communication Technologies • Security

    The University actively produces regionally relevant research that is vital to the UAE’s most

    strategic sectors and industries and graduates a growing number of UAE nationals to

    sustainably develop emerging industries. The University is also aligned closely with

    government initiatives and actively participates in national competitions to promote skills and

    innovation in key areas such as e-government, e-learning, healthcare, energy and

    aerospace. KU also has extensive global links to international institutions, agencies and

    organizations that enable appropriate benchmarks with international standards in higher

    education, research and innovation. The University insists on the highest world class

    standards of academic excellence in all that it does. It complements other universities in the

    region by providing, in its chosen areas of activity, the best teaching and research available

    in the region.

    University highlights

    Khalifa University of Science and Technology is one of the top Public universities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is ranked #211 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2014
      #441-450
    • 2015
      #481-490
    • 2016
      #401-410
    • 2018
      #451-460
    • 2019
      #=315
    • 2020
      #268
    • 2021
      #211

    Ranking criteria

    41.2
    Overall
    11.9
    Academic Reputation
    10.2
    Employer Reputation
    86.4
    Faculty Student Ratio
    52.6
    Citations per Faculty
    100
    International Faculty Ratio
    48.1
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    2,843

    14%
    86%

    International students
    544

    39%
    61%

    Total faculty staff
    452

    392
    60

    Total students
    2,843

    14%
    86%

    International students
    544

    39%
    61%

    Total faculty staff
    452

    60
    392
    2021
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