Our Exchange program
You're eligible for our inbound exchange program if you've been nominated for exchange by your home institution that's a University of Melbourne exchange partner. Your home institution's exchange team can help you prepare your application.
Maximise your time at Melbourne by exploring new areas of study including Australia-based subjects, or disciplines not available at your home institution.
You'll need to meet minimum entry requirements to be approved by Melbourne. You also need to apply by our exchange program application due dates.
Under the exchange program, you'll remain enrolled and continue to pay tuition fees to your home institution. Your home institution's exchange team can advise how to arrange credit towards your home degree for your studies at Melbourne.
There may be other costs, including health insurance as required by the Australian government, which you will need to cover. The exchange team at your home institution can provide further details.
Our Study Abroad program
You can apply for our Study Abroad program if your home institution doesn't have a formal exchange agreement with the University of Melbourne, or you are nominated by your home institution as a Study Abroad student.
You can apply directly to us, or through an overseas representative. To be approved, you'll need to meet minimum entry requirements. You also need to apply by our study abroad program application due dates.
Maximise your time at Melbourne by exploring new areas of study including Australia-based subjects, or disciplines unavailable at your home institution.
As a Study Abroad students, you'll need to pay tuition fees directly to the University of Melbourne, rather than to your home institution. There may be other costs, including health insurance as required by the Australian Government, which you need to cover. The study abroad team at your home institution can provide further details. To find out what these fees are, see Fees and payments.
Reminder: talk to your home institution's Study Abroad office if you want your studies at the University of Melbourne to be credited towards your degree.
Our Research program
We also have a Research program for graduate researchers who want to come to Melbourne and complete a period of research as part of their home institution's degree.
It has different entry requirements and a separate application process to the general exchange and study abroad programs.
Not an Exchange or Study Abroad student?
There are a wide range of degrees you can choose from, as well as scholarships and bursaries you may be eligible for to help with tuition and living costs while you study.