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  • 2019 Red Sea Summer Program

    21 July to 8 August, 2019





ABOUT​​​

The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is pleased to announce an opportunity to study marine science in the Red Sea in the summer of 2019. On July 21 – August 8, 2019, the Red Sea Research Center at KAUST will host eligible international BS/BSc and MS students for its fifth annual summer program focused on Marine Science.
 
Students will be exposed to several aspects of KAUST’s work with relevance to understanding the Red Sea, including genomics, ecology, biological oceanography, microbiology, and environmental science. The course includes fieldwork, lab work, lectures, and data workshops.
 

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PROGRAM PACKAGE


  • Round-trip airfare to/from international airport of departure-Jeddah (KAUST)
  • Private bedroom and bath in a shared residential suite

  • Three-week workshop living allowance ($800USD )

  • Health insurance while at KAUST

  • Visa fees (Students must have valid passport)

  • Access to community recreational resources

  • Some group meals are included during Program

  • Social and cultural activities

  • Tuition-free program

The program is hosted in partnership with the International Programs Office to support Visiting Student Research Program opportunities for international students


EXPLORE OUR MARINE SCIENCE RESEARCH


Mysterious gentle giants gather off Saudi coast



Anemones take the heat with a little help from their friends


Plankton communities warm response to nutrient availability



Ancient jumping genes may give corals a new lease on life




​Mushroom-like corals get their genomes mapped



*Image Slider Photo Credits: Morgan Bennet Smith