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Vision, Mission and Va​lues​

Our Vision

To be a preeminent institution known for its globally competitive graduates, cutting edge research, and leadership in energy fields.

Teaching and Research are the two core functions of KFUPM. The vision is ambitiously drafted to reflect the aspired outcomes of both. Global competitiveness of its graduates requires that they are prepared with extensive knowledge, sharp skills, ethics and instilled leadership. Carrying cutting-edge research in all its fields will enable KFUPM to make scholarly impact and contribute to national needs. In addition, as KFUPM is focusing on its research and technology development in energy and related fields, it aims to achieve leadership in this challenging area. In all of these ambitious stands, KFUPM strives to be a preeminent institution worldwide.

Our Mission

To make a difference within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and beyond in the fields of sciences, engineering and business; we are committed to

  • ​graduating leaders who are knowledgeable, skillful, and productive members of a vibrant society​​

  • ​creating new knowledge that makes a scholarly impact, provides innovative solutions, and contributes to a thriving national economy
  • ​engaging our society, alumni, and partners, in valuable endeavors to build an ambitious nation

Our mission has three key components, teaching, research, and community service. KFUPM is committed to make a difference in all what it does. This distinct contribution is to be witnessed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and beyond, keeping its focus on the fields of sciences, engineering and business. The mission statement highlights the main characteristics of its graduates which should make them ahead of their peers and making them the productive member of the society. While addressing global trend and making a scholarly impact in research, KFUPM is giving special attention to local needs for contributing to national economy. Finally, KFUPM believes that engagement with the society is an opportunity to partner with its key stakeholders, contribute to the prosperity and intellectuality of the community, and enrich the experience of KFUPM community.

Our Values

Guided by the Islamic principles, these values form the foundation upon which KFUPM builds its reputation and success:

  • Integrity: Adhere to ethical and professional code of conduct that encapsulates honesty, sincerity and trustworthiness
  • Inclusiveness: Attract and develop employees and students of different nationalities seeking to promote cultural diversity through inclusion of a broad range of people and perspectives
  • Fairness: Deal fairly and humanely with all peo­ple, respecting justice and individual rights and freedom
  • Care: Provide support to our Community and looking after their growth and needs in a motivating work environment
  • Transparency: Deal in a transparent manner in mat¬ters of education, performance and progress of faculty, staff and students
  • Discipline: Focus on a disciplined behavior, interaction and approach to our pro¬fessional work
  • Passion: Conduct our work with enthusiasm and engage actively and positively with our partners and collaborators
  • Creativity: Encourage and entertain creative ideas and solutions in teaching, learning, and research, placing it at the forefront of our focus and initiatives