The University of Melbourne is a world-leading university that has been at the heart of discovery and the cultural fabric of contemporary Australia for over a century.
With strong research performance and excellence in learning and teaching, we are consistently ranked amongst the world’s leading universities and are currently ranked number one in Australia and 32 in the world. Our strategic objective is to benefit global communities and society through the transformative impact of education and research.
Students at the heart
As active citizens and future leaders, students represent our greatest contribution to the world and are at the heart of everything we do.
We offer students a distinct and outstanding education and experience, preparing them for success as leaders, change agents and global citizens.
Our curriculum aligns with leading institutions globally and is distinctive in the Australian context, offering broad-based undergraduate degrees coupled with excellent specialised professional education at the graduate level.
Tackling global research challenges
Our leading researchers are at the forefront of international discovery, tackling pressing challenges by bringing together different disciplines to facilitate new partnerships and multiple ways of addressing complex questions.
Our research facilities and precincts provide deep capability and a network of partnerships enriched by co-location. Anchored through the university, these precincts bring together researchers and partners from across the globe to shape enquiry in areas spanning medical research, digital knowledge, arts, engineering, innovation and design.
Embracing our place in Australia and the world
We offer offer a vibrant and diverse community across seven campuses in Melbourne and regional Victoria, with our main campus located in the heart of one of the world’s most liveable cities.
Our community is both local and global, reflected in a strong international network of alumni and partners, and we are committed to fostering a place where all people are valued, encouraged to fulfil their potential and make a difference in the world.
Our history of service to the people of Melbourne and Australia informs who we are and what we aspire to be: a leader for a sustainable future, partnering in the future of Melbourne as a thriving and sustainable global city.