We are affiliated with leading industry organisations, cross-disciplinary research entities and cultural establishments, placing us at the forefront of research development and community engagement.

The University of Melbourne maintains a wide range of affiliations with research institutes, industry, public and cultural establishments across diverse disciplines - from economics, business, law, and arts to environmental and medical sciences. Our affiliations with these institutions contribute to our success as Australia's leading university.

ACIL Tasman

ACIL Tasman is an economic consulting firm providing analysis and advice on economics, policy and strategy to clients in Australia and internationally.

Cancer Council Of Victoria

Reducing the impact of all cancers for all Victorians.

Austin Health

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, and health professional education and research in the northeast of Melbourne.

Australian Antarctic Division

The Australian Antarctic Division advances Australia's strategic, scientific, environmental and economic interests in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean by protecting the region.

Australian College of Optometry

Australian College of Optometry's vision is to be a world-leading institution in the science, education and practice of optometry.

Australia and New Zealand School of Government Limited

A world-leading educational institution that teaches strategic management and high-level policy to public sector leaders.

Australian Institute of Family Studies

The Australian Government's key research body in the area of family wellbeing.

Bionics Institute

The Bionics Institute is an independent medical research institute undertaking world-class medical bionics research, focussed particularly on neural prostheses.

Bureau of Meteorology

The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather, climate and water agency.

Burnet Institute

Achieving better health for poor and vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally through research, education and public health.

Centre for Eye Research

The Centre for Eye Research's mission is to eliminate the major eye diseases that cause vision loss and blindness and reduce their impact in the community.


The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is Australia's national science agency and one of most diverse research agencies in the world.

Epworth Health Care

Epworth HealthCare is Victoria's largest not-for-profit private health care group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation.

The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

The Florey’s talented researchers are making great headway in the search for cures and improved treatments for many serious conditions of the brain.

Goulburn Valley Health

Goulburn Valley Health is an acute and extended care facility which provides surgical, medical, pediatric, obstetrics and gynecology, intensive care and psychiatry services as well as extended care and regional services.

Grattan Institute

The Grattan Institute is an independent think tank dedicated to developing high quality public policy for Australia's future.

Institute of Postcolonial Studies Limited

An independent organisation committed to advancing the recognition of cultural difference, encouraging mutual engagement and reconciliation.

Leo Cussen Institute For Continuing Legal Education

The Leo Cussen Institute For Continuing Legal Education supports and provides high quality education, training, and professional development in legal practice and the law.

Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

The LICR undertakes clinical and translation research as well as conducting basic laboratory research that supports their clinical trial activities.

Melbourne College of Divinity

The sixth oldest self-accrediting higher education provider in Australia and one of the oldest ecumenical institutions in the world

Melbourne Health

Melbourne Health is one of Australia's leading public healthcare providers. Their mission is to provide world-class healthcare for the community by embracing discovery and learning, building collaborative relationships, and engaging patients in their care.

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute strives to obtain knowledge to improve the health of children in Australia and around the world.

Museum Victoria

Museum Victoria cares for the state's scientific and cultural collections.

National Ageing Research Institute Incorporated

Australia's leading institute for research into ageing.

Northern Health

Northern Health is one of Victoria's busiest public health services. Their acute and sub-acute health services cover a local community of approximately 728,000 people and their emergency department treats almost 70,000 patients each year.

O'Brien Institute

The O'Brien Institute is a world leader in developing and refining methods to replace or repair tissues and organs damaged by injury or disease.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Australia's only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer treatment, research and education.

Royal Children's Hospital

The mission of the Royal Children's Hospital is to improve the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents through leadership in healthcare, research and education.

Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital is Australia's pre-eminent specialty eye and ear hospital. From their base in East Melbourne and outpatient clinics around Victoria, they reach over 250,000 people a year.

Royal Botanic Gardens Board

The Royal Botanic Gardens Board administers the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, the Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, the National Herbarium of Victoria, the State Botanical Collection and the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology (ARCUE).

Skin And Cancer Foundation Incorporated

The Skin & Cancer Foundation is a not-for-profit, non-government funded organisation which provides specialist treatment, education and research for a wide variety of skin diseases.

St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research

SVI is an independent medical research institute conducting medical research into the cause, prevention and treatment of diseases that are common and have serious effects on health.

St. Vincent's Health

St. Vincent's Health Australia is a clinical, research and education leader working in private hospitals, public hospitals and aged care services.

Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences

The Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences (VIMS) was established by the Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Act 1974 as a body corporate to provide facilities, foster and support scientific research and technological development in marine sciences.

Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine

The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine is Australia's most comprehensive forensic medical centre providing the justice system with evidence to ensure safe convictions and appropriate acquittals.

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is the oldest medical research institute in Australia. The institute is dedicated to preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases including blood, breast, ovarian and bowel cancers, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, coeliac disease and malaria.

Zoological Board of Victoria

The Zoological Parks and Gardens Board is the governing body of Victoria's three great zoos: Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and Werribee Open Range Zoo.