Our Accommodation

KAUST offers furnished housing with arrangements in place for the upkeep and maintenance of housing units. Our housing stock includes apartments, terraced townhouses, detached houses and villas. All residences have domestic appliances including washing machine, tumble drier, refrigerator, dishwasher and electric stove and oven.

The community also has single-gender housing for sharing residents. Our commitment to KAUST residents is to provide a smooth transition from their old home, help quickly settle into the international and culturally diverse KAUST community and provide opportunities to make KAUST their new home.

Our Residential Neighborhoods

Each of our neighborhoods has its own distinct character and unique identity:
  • The Safaa Gardens neighborhood mainly has family housing and has a leafy perimeter walk
  • The Safaa Harbor neighborhood has apartments with proximity to all major hubs of activity
  • The Safaa Island neighborhood has a cricket pitch and KAUST’s second mixed sports recreation center
  • The Oasis Apartments are located across the road from the Safaa Golf club and surround a serene inner courtyard
  • Our newest neighborhood, the Palms has direct access to the university campus and multiple playground facilities

Find answers to common enquiries received, by following the link below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us

Housing Reception Phone: 012 808 6555