Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is an internationally recognized university, which is committed to creating international outcomes, and to fostering brilliant, innovative and inspiring research. Its outstanding reputation for excellence is best reflected in its consistent ranking among leading universities world-wide, with international rankings placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2017-2018).
Approximately 50,000 students from around the globe join the University of Melbourne annually. With over 80 different undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as diverse as human rights law, climate change, telecommunications and medical research on offer, The University of Melbourne prides itself on excellence in teaching and state-of-the-art training.
Australia’s top University encourages collaborations between university researcher as well as involvement from industry, government and nonprofit organizations. The University of Melbourne is located within a hub of collaborating medical research institutes, including the Royal Melbourne Hospital, the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (home to the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne).
More detailed information can be found on the University of Melbourne website.