The Office of Enrichment Programs
Under the umbrella of the VP for Academic Affairs, our mission is to enrich with our programs KAUST students, faculty, community members and guests as well as contributing to the Kingdom and the world. Learn more.
KAUST invites organizations to engage in beneficial WEP partnerships through unique sponsorship opportunities. Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities and be part of this moment in history as we celebrate our 10th year.
The Winter Enrichment Program (WEP), a hallmark event of KAUST, returns Sunday, January 13 to Thursday, January 24. Chaired by Professor Valerio Orlando, Head of Environmental Epigenetic Program, #WEP2019 features 12 days of keynotes, lectures, discussions, masterclasses, exhibits and cultural events all relating to the theme of TIME. Have a look at the schedule and register now!
What is WEP?
The annual Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) is one of the hallmarks of KAUST. WEP is a two-week program whose primary purpose is to enrich and inspire the University's students and KAUST community members, as well as academic and industrial partners who are all invited to join.
About the WEP 2019 Key Visual
This year's key visual has been inspired by a pendulum clock, which uses a swinging weight as its time keeping element plus the nucleosone, a basic unit for DNA packaging, as a symbol of life and time. Learn more about WEP 2019.
Graduate students and postdocs can display and present their best research during this year’s WEP-Library ePoster Competition. Prizes, sponsored by the University Library, will be awarded. Sign up before registration closes on Friday, December 14.
Keynote Lecture Series
Speakers range from Nobel laureates to distinguished local and regional dignitaries who have created a significant impact worldwide through business, science and/or innovation. Read More...
Events such as Poster Competitions, Science Fair, Alumni Lecture Series give the opportunity to the students to share their work and discoveries.
Inspiring in-Kingdom and regional business speakers discuss the trends and opportunities related to business in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
We offer signature events like exhibitions, the film festival, the farmers market, workshops and our special musical performances.