Kuwait University

3.6 out of 5 (40 ratings / 36 reviews) Kuwait, 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

I have a goal and my goal is to have my name shine in this field and be different.
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

A career in nutrition is ideal fo me. To promote a balanced lifestyle and improve people's diets, while helping them to keep a healthy weight, boost their immune system, increase their energy levels, and reduce the risk of developing certain diseases. In Kuwait university, they depend more on memorizing not practices.

Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

It’s neither good or bad, I always look for better opportunities and my dream is to study in uk

Great Experience In A Public University
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

The overall experience was satisfactory considering I was enrolled in a public university. It is ranked the highest in the country, which helps a lot in the future when applying for jobs. the professors there are all extremely smart and professional with passion in what they are teaching. The one downside in my experience was that the tests I usually took were multiple...

Kuwait, Al ‘Asimah, Kuwait


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