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, we have grown to become an international leader in research, learning and teaching.

Ranked #1 in Australia, #32 in the world, and #7 globally for graduate employability, fourteen of our subject areas rank among the top 20 in the world.

We're 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.

Hear what our students have to say

Vina Quinnarva and Patrick Nugraha
Bachelor of Biomedicine

“As an international student, it may be daunting coming to a new city,” says Patrick. “But Melbourne has overall been a nice experience. I’ve met a lot of people here.”

“It can be hard at first,” Vina explains, “but then you meet a lot of supportive people … helping me study and helping me get settled into Melbourne.”