The KFCRIS conducts in-house research and attracts contributions by external researchers.
*In 2020, it co-hosts T20 (Think20), one of the Engagement Groups of the Saudi G20, with the KAPSARC.
It currently hosts the following four research units:
In the past, the following research units existed: Contemporary Political Thought, Arabic Language, Saudi Studies, Modernity, Iranian Studies, Energy Studies, Political Economy, Security Studies.
King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies