Our Mission, Vision, and Values

At KFAU, our mission is to provide a world-class education that empowers our students to become leaders in their respective fields, to foster research that generates new knowledge and solutions to global challenges, and to engage with our local and global communities to make a positive impact on society. We are committed to providing a world-class academic experience that prepares our students for successful careers and fulfilling lives, while advancing knowledge and contributing to the betterment of society. We value experiential learning and the contribution of academic knowledge to solve real-world problems through university-industry collaborations. In this framework, we adopt the mission of being a university with high international recognition that ‘Converts Knowledge into Products’ through close collaboration with the industry and business.

Our vision is to be recognized as a top-tier institution that prepares graduates to succeed in an ever-changing global landscape, to be a leader in cutting-edge research that drives innovation and solves real-world problems, and to be a force for positive change in our communities and beyond. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive community of scholars, where students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to pursue their passions, explore new ideas, and make a positive difference in the world.

At our university, we are committed to upholding the following core values:
Academic excellence: We strive for the highest standards of teaching, research, and scholarship, and we are committed to ensuring that our students receive a rigorous and challenging education that prepares them for success in their chosen fields.
Diversity and inclusion: We believe that diversity is our strength, and we are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment that values and celebrates differences in culture, background, and perspective.
Collaboration and teamwork: We believe that the best ideas and solutions come from working together, and we encourage our students, faculty, and staff to collaborate across disciplines and departments to achieve common goals.
Integrity and ethical behavior: We uphold the highest standards of ethical behavior and academic integrity, and we expect our students, faculty, and staff to act with honesty, transparency,
Innovation: We encourage creativity, curiosity, and a spirit of innovation, fostering a culture of experimentation and exploration that drives progress and discovery.
Service: We are committed to serving our communities, locally and globally, through research, education, and outreach that addresses pressing social and environmental challenges.

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