Studying at Melbourne

Why choose Melbourne?

A vital part of the City of Melbourne, The University of Melbourne is a beautiful campus that combines contemporary architecture and sustainable design with historic sandstone buildings. But our real pride lies within our people and our achievements. We have a reputation as a world-class institution and we are consistently ranked as the top university in Australia.*

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*Ranked No.1 in Australia in the 2010 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 2011 Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Teaching and learning

Known throughout the world as a leading international university, we have always been at the forefront of tertiary education in Australia. The courses we offer embody our longstanding commitment to leadership and innovation in higher education. To find the course that's right for you, try using our Course Search or browse through a student prospectus.

Our academic staff are consistently recognised for their inspiration to students and commitment to excellence. Out teachers are of the highest calibre and have made their mark on the world. They can help you to make your mark too.

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A global experience

The University's bilateral agreements with international institutions are extensive and span 35 countries. Our collaboration with other top universities around the world through membership of Universitas 21, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, and our partnerships in research and exchange means that your experience at the University of Melbourne will be a global one.

These agreements enable visits by academic staff, cultural exchange, joint research and opportunities for you through student study abroad and exchange.