The University of Melbourne is Australia’s leading public research university, attracting more than 60,000 students from 130 countries each year. Established in 1853, it has grown to become an international leader in research, learning and teaching.
It’s ranked #1 in Australia and #32 in the world, and is #6 globally for graduate employability. Fourteen different subject areas rank among the top 20 in the world.
The University is situated in the heart of Melbourne, a vibrant, multicultural hub of food, music, technology and sports, making it one of the best cities in the world for students.
Pursue your passion!
Get a global degree in something you love. Our courses cover a wide range of interest areas.
Get a guaranteed bed in University accommodation
Through our Melbourne Accommodation Program we offer undergraduate students a guaranteed bed in our modern student apartments — close to campus and the centre of Melbourne!
Explore what Melbourne has to offer
A wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees that will get you career ready for the global job market.
With student clubs, societies and events you can join, offer your ideas, and meet new people.
Hear what our students have to say
Master of Biomedical Science
Xiaoran Huang, PhD
Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
Juanjuan Wu, PhD
School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of Arts
My life as a PhD student at the University of Melbourne has been a journey of self-discovery towards self-empowerment.
I am here enjoying the freedom, cultural diversity and academic vitality that Australia’s leading university can offer.