University with high focus

Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST) is a private university, licensed by Decree No. 106 of 2008 by the Ministry of Higher Education in Kuwait and started its operation in 2016. KCST offers high technology bachelor programs.

Innovation, Research, High-Quality Teaching

We are already the default University of Technology in Kuwait known for innovation, high focus research and quality of teaching. KCST was the only academic institution in Kuwait to support the medical staff on the frontlines with over 7000 made@kcst face shields during COVID-19.

International Network

KCST has academic agreements with world-renowned universities for curriculum development including IIT Delhi for the Engineering and City, University of London Cass Business School for the Business Management. In addition, it has established strong collaboration ties with international institutions such as Kanagawa Institute of Technology (Japan), Edith Cowan University (Australia) and the University of California, Chicco (USA).

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events

  • COVID- 19: KCST ROLE IN THE PANDEMIC
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  • National and Liberation Day Celebration
    (25-26 February,2020)
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  • IEEE 5G and IoT Global Summit – Kuwait
    (2-3 February, 2020)
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  • CERC (2019)
    (11-12 November, 2019)
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  • UAAK football tournament
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  • Football championship created by the private universities and higher institutions
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our history

  • 2005

    Agreement signed with IIT Delhi for curriculum development.

  • 2008 The Beginning

    Private Universities Council (PUC) initial approvals

  • 2011

    2011-2015 Campus Construction

  • 4 October 2015

    1st KCST President takes office

    21 October 2015

    PUC approval of KCST buildings

    20 November 2015

    PUC approval to open admissions to students

  • 2016

    17 January 2016 first foundation semester

    29 June 2016 first Board of Trustees

    9 September 2016 (Fall 2016/17) First degree semester started with 340 students.

  • 2019

    29 March 2019 Expansion application submitted to PUC

    25 September 2019 – Fablab created

    10-11 November 2019 CERC 2019 Conference held

  • 2020

    2-3 February 2020 IEEE 5G & IoT Summit Held @ KCST

    March 2020 Institutional Accreditation Report submitted to PUC

    June 2020 ABET Accreditation started

    July 2020 New Campus Architectural designs completed and approved

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