The KFCRIS conducts in-house research and attracts contributions by external researchers.

It currently hosts the following four research units:

Cultural Studies


African Studies

Asian Studies

In the past, the following research units existed: Contemporary Political Thought, Arabic Language, Saudi Studies, Modernity, Iranian Studies, Energy Studies, Political Economy, Security Studies.




In 2020, the KFCRIS co-hosted T20 (Think20), one of the Engagement Groups of the Saudi G20 and the international network of research instututes and think-tanks, with the KAPSARC. 



Contact: research@kfcris.com


King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies

P.O. Box: 51049
Riyadh 11543
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966114652255
Fax: +966114659993
Email: kfcris@kfcris.com

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