Global

The University of Melbourne is an internationally engaged university with a global outlook and growing global reach.

An as institution, we’re leading, convening and collaborating through strategic partnerships on a global scale. We aspire to become a hub of knowledge and research for the Asia Pacific region, to lead on grand challenges where we can make a significant contribution to the world, and develop centres of excellence that are global in reach, ambition and impact. Our international community of scholars, partners and alumni are our priority, and we’re building a curriculum that is informed by a global range of perspectives.

We live in a diverse, international community, and we have an important role to play as a global-facing institution, tackling some of the greatest challenges facing our world. Together with our partners around the globe, we are working to expand the cannon of human knowledge to enrich our students, researchers and society.

Professor Michael Wesley
Deputy Vice-Chancellor International
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International news

University of Melbourne expands and deepens relationships in India

21 September 2022
A large delegation from the University of Melbourne has completed a tour of cities and institutions across India, the second visit to the country in 2022. Led by Deputy Vice-...

Science Gallery exhibition tours to ArtScience Museum in Singapore

13 September 2022
Following a celebrated local season, Science Gallery Melbourne’s inaugural exhibition has launched at the prestigious ArtScience Museum in Singapore. This season of the progra...

University of Melbourne climbs ARWU rankings

16 August 2022
The University has climbed nine spots since 2019 and improved one place on its 2021 ranking. The University of Melbourne is ranked the top University in Australia and 32nd in...

Lead

We’re taking the lead on global challenges, fostering knowledge exchanges internationally and developing ideas that are global in reach, ambition and impact.

Collaborate

We’re building a culture of international collaboration with researchers, universities and innovative companies around the globe.

Convene

As we develop into a hub of knowledge and research for the Asia Pacific region, we’re bringing together an informed global community of scholars, partners and alumni to make a significant contribution to the world.

Facts and figures

Australia's No. 1 university and a world leader

  • # 1 in Australia
  • # 33 in the world
  • # 8 in graduate employability worldwide

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44%

International students

150+

Student nationalities

300+

International partners