24 months
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The King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Architectural Engineering Department was originally established in 1975 under the College of Engineering Sciences. In 1980, the program formed the nucleus of the newly established College of Environmental Design. The program aims to prepare high school graduates for professional engineering careers in the construction industry.  


Since its establishment, the Architectural Engineering Department has successfully provided the Saudi Arabian Government as well as private sector with many top quality Architectural Engineers.

The Architectural Engineering Department has since been been recognized internationally by the American Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). This organization which evaluates all Engineering Schools in the US has declared the KFUPM Architectural Engineering Department to be equivalent to the very good Architectural Engineerng programs in the US. 


We believe that King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals offers people like you an outstanding opportunity to make your mark as a faculty member and further your academic career in an exciting and dynamic environment. You will enjoy excellent teaching facilities and the chance to teach the top 5% of students in the kingdom. In addition, academics at KFUPM have access to some of the highest funded research programs for in various disciplines of science & engineering anywhere in the world. We also encourage members of faculty to develop individual research projects which could potentially lead to ground-breaking innovations in the energy and high tech sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computer Utilization in Architectural Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Facilities Management 
  • Building Science
  • ARE Elective 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of identification (National ID for Saudi nationals / Passport for international applicants / Iqama for residents of Saudi Arabia).
  • Complete official transcripts for BS degree and MS degree (if applying to PhD).
  • Statement-of-Purpose (a one-page essay focusing on career and research goals).
  • Recommendation Letters from 3 Professors through the online recommendation system after submitting the online application.
  • GMAT scores for MBA program (for international applicants).
  • CV mentioning briefly education and work experience.
  • Color Photograph with White Background.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

For international accepted Full-Time Students, there is no tuition fee. 

Living costs for Dhahran

2665 - 3000 SAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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