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The International Highly-cited Research Groups Program


A program that supports faculty, researchers and students of the university to join internationally-renowned and established research groups in world-class universities. The research output for the research groups is distinguished and published in the elite scientific journals.


To be the university prominent program supporting research excellence.


Offer unique opportunities for the university distinguished faculty researchers & students to join internationally-renowned research groups for best research outcomes.

Program Objectives

    Develop and build excellence in research capacity. 
    Increase the number of publications in the elite scientific journals.
    Transfer and indigenize distinguished research expertise.
    Contribute to the university research prestige & contribute to the realization of KSU vision to become a world-class university.


    Quality & excellence.
    Fairness & integrity.
    Transparency & Accountability.

International Research Groups Program Track 2