AusCham is delighted to welcome University of Melbourne as a Corporate Member in 2015/16.

The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised research-intensive university with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, research and research training, and community engagement. Established in 1853, in 2013 the University celebrated its 160th anniversary.

Situated in the heart of the world’s most liveable city and within the Parkville precinct, the University of Melbourne is affiliated with more than 120 discipline-specific research centres covering fields as diverse as public policy and asian law through to medical research focused on diseases such as multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and cancer.

Foundation member of Universitas 21, the University supports some 250 university and faculty level bilateral agreements with leading higher education institutions around the world to facilitate research collaboration, knowledge sharing and student mobility, and international exchange opportunities for almost 3000 students each year.

The University of Melbourne’s high rankings in independent international surveys reflect its strong research performance, excellence in learning and teaching and the intellectual and social capital. In the prestigious 2014 Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, the University ranked number 33 in the world and number one in Australia.

Melbourne offers broad undergraduate degrees and world-leading graduate programs delivered through graduate schools in professional and scholarly disciplines to more than 40,000 students each year.

From its ground-breaking work towards development of the bionic eye, to the individual research projects of its academics and students, Melbourne is uniquely placed to respond to major social, economic and environmental challenges, enrich an understanding of the world, and grow the store of human knowledge.

The University of Melbourne has areas of deep research engagement and expertise in Vietnam, particularly in the areas of education system reform, law and governance and public health.

The University of Melbourne is committed to developing long term relationships in Vietnam and recognizes the need to contribute to the economic, social and educational development of the country.

Website: www.unimelb.edu.au

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