King Abdullah Institute for Research & Consulting Studies (KAI) at King Saud University (KSU) is the legal representative of all KSU units to provide paid consultation services. KAI clearly reflects the capability of KSU to interact with the diverse and changing requirements of the society and works towards achieving the required solutions through utilizing the variety of recourses owned by KSU.
KAI was established by the approval of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the president of the Higher Education Council with respect to the fifth meeting of the Higher Education Council dated on 14/10/1996 using telex No. 7/B/16785. This allows KAI to carry out paid studies and consultation services to public, private and non-profit organizations.