Melbourne, Australia—Study Abroad

This program is offered through ISA at the University of Melbourne.

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad, formerly known as AustraLearn, offers semester and year abroad programs at the University of Melbourne. At the University of Melbourne, you’ll find everything to make the most of your time abroad: top-ranked academics, strong commitment to international education, and an exceptional lifestyle outside of class. We look forward to having you as part of this global community!

The University of Melbourne has a 150-year history of leadership in research, innovation, teaching and learning in a variety of fields ranging from the Arts to Sciences.  The Times Higher Education (THE) publishes an annual ranking of the top 200 institutions around the world. For 2010, the University of Melbourne is placed 36 overall.

Melbourne’s student population is nearly 27% international, from more than 100 countries. Not only will you make lifelong friends, you’ll be learning with other top students from around the world.  

One of the biggest advantages of studying at the University of Melbourne is the location.  The Economist Intelligence Unit (London) has consistently ranked Melbourne as the world’s most livable city, based on:

  • Celebrating diversity and multiculturalism
  • Welcoming newcomers to a safe environment
  • Clean air
  • Numerous public parks and gardens
  • Many major cultural and sporting events throughout the year

Academically, nearly every area of study is available as well as unique classes with an Australian or international focus, interdisciplinary studies, elite performing arts, Asia and Islamic Studies, and options to complete a research project.