Much of the University’s current and future research success depends on our capacity to engage with a diverse community of collaborators.
Research partnerships and projects
The University of Melbourne is actively seeking to engage with external partners and collaborators
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A Melbourne education prepares graduates for lives of professional contribution, leadership and active citizenship.
The University is focussed on investing in initiatives that deliver cultural impact aligned with the University’s teaching and research agenda. We also partner with cultural institutions like The Wheeler Centre, Sydney Opera House, State Library of Victoria, The National Gallery of Victoria and Science Gallery.
The University of Melbourne works closely with leading universities around the globe and is a member of Universitas 21 and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities. We have the largest student exchange program in Australia with over 140 exchange partners from 37 countries.
Asialink is Australia's leading centre for the promotion of public understanding of the countries of Asia and of Australia's role in the region.
- The Confucius Institute
Operated in partnership with Nanjing University (China), The Confucius Institute is a centre of education excellence for Australian and Chinese companies and the general public who have an interest in Chinese language and culture.
- The Australia-India Institute
Operated in partnership with the University of NSW, La Trobe University and the University of Melbourne, The Australia India Institute plays a key role in strengthening ties between Australia and India.
There are numerous forums through which University researchers and thought leaders contribute to public conversation.
- Public lectures and events
- Pursuit: Research News and Expert Commentary
- The Conversation
- The Grattan Institute
- Centre for Advancing Journalism
- Melbourne Institute for Applied Economic and Social Research
- Melbourne School of Government
- Melbourne Research Institutes
- Specialist Research Centres
- Australia and New Zealand School of Government
- European Union Centre on Complex Global Challenges
- Nossal Institute for Global Health
Engagement reflects the University of Melbourne's mutually beneficial relationships with wider society. It is the third strand of the triple helix (which lies at the heart of our strategy), enriching both our teaching and our research.
We are committed to three levels of engagement
- Public value: A commitment to public value underpins our academic mission, shapes our operating practices, and guides our contributions to intellectual, cultural, social and economic life.
- Engaged students: A University of Melbourne education prepares graduates for lives of professional contribution and leadership.
- Engaged research: As a comprehensive, research-intensive and globally engaged university, the University of Melbourne shares advances that shape the world.