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Kuwait University

Kuwait City,
Kuwait View map
Kuwait
#801-1000
Public
Medium
37,443
1,632
5,347

Overview

Kuwait University is the State of Kuwait’s national university, leading in both higher education and scientific research. It was established in 1966 as the state’s first public institution of higher education and research. It had made significant advances since its establishment nearly 50 years ago and has evolved into a multi-faculty institution of higher education comprised of 17 colleges offering 91 undergraduate and 82 graduate programs. As it celebrates its semi-centennial anniversary (Golden Jubilee), the university has seen its enrollment grow from about 418 to about 38,000 students, faculty from 31 to 1,580, colleges from 4 to 17, administrative and academic support personnel from 200 to more than 5,000. Kuwait University offers a profound learning experience presented by distinguished and culturally diverse faculty, backed by advanced infrastructure, state-of-the-art technologies, and world-class laboratories. Kuwait University has a well-defined research grants program effectively engaging the scientific community in pursuing advanced and innovative research that meets the requirements of modern times, responds to national needs and priorities, and benefits science, society and humanity. It also has instituted an annual researchers rewards  system for honoring distinguished researchers of exceptional research accomplishments and innovative patented discoveries.

University Highlights

Total students - 37,443

4%
96%

International students - 5,347

93%
7%

Total faculty staff - 1,632

304
1328

Total students - 37,443

4%
96%

International students - 5,347

93%
7%

Total faculty staff - 1,632

1328
304
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