Our Accommodation

KAUST offers furnished housing with common domestic appliances and arrangements in place for the upkeep and maintenance. Housing types at KAUST vary and include apartments, terraced townhouses, detached houses and villas.

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. The international and culturally diverse KAUST community provides residents many opportunities to help settle in quickly and make KAUST their new home.

KAUST Residential Neighborhoods

Each neighborhood has its own distinct character and unique identity:

  • The Safaa Gardens neighborhood predominantly has family housing and features a leafy perimeter walk
  • The Safaa Harbor neighborhood houses student apartments in close proximity to 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

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to common enquiries received, by following this link.

Contact Us

Housing Reception Phone: 012 808 6555
Email: housingresident.relations@kaust.edu.sa

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