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Kuwait University

3.7 out of 5 (30 ratings / 27 reviews) Kuwait City, Kuwait
Kuwait University (KU), (in Arabic: ), was established in October 1966 under Act N. 29/1966. The university was officially inaugurated on November 27, 1966 to include the College of Science, the College of Arts, the College of Education and the College for Women.

Master's Programmes



Kuwait University was founded in October 1966 as amended by Decree Law No. 29 of 1966.


  • 17 colleges offering 76 undergraduate, 71 graduate programs

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Library services

Kuwait university libraries information resources contain approximately 322964 titles and 447629 volumes of Arabic and non-Arabic monographs, reference materials, dissertations and reports in different branches of knowledge.

Student Life

Campus life

Kuwait University’s facilities are geographically spread over six campuses.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

It is perfect academic wise but unfortunately there is no campus and social life and I did enjoy it that much because I did not like my major at all

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

To study at Kuwait University is a chance that every Kuwaiti dream of. I took my bachelor degree & masters from KU.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Kuwait University is a good university in general. It is free and uses English as the main language for almost all the programmes.


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