About University Study in Australia: University of Melbourne
Australia, the world’s largest island and smallest continent, is rich in natural wonders and cultural diversity. Melbourne is dynamic and friendly, filled with live music, neighborhood pubs and cafes, and a mix of Victorian and modern architecture. It offers a cosmopolitan lifestyle just minutes from Australia’s famous beaches and national parks.
The University of Melbourne's reputation for high academic standards attracts Australia’s top students as well as students from all over the world. Select from all of the courses offered and enjoy a wide range of topics or fulfill major requirements. The orientation before the start of classes will give you the chance to get acquainted with other students, the university, and the city. The varied curriculum, myriad recreational and social activities, and diversity of cultures and landscapes guarantees something for everyone.
Go to the At a Glance Comparison page to learn some quick facts about the Learning Abroad Center's other University Study in Australia programs.
Housing & Meals
Off-campus apartments and a limited number of on-campus residential colleges are available. Meal plan is not included in the program fee.
Throughout the semester, the International Centre helps to arrange trips for study abroad students. Trips are optional and costs are additional.
- Augment your cross-cultural understanding through interaction with Australian and international students and community members
- Experience Australian and international perspectives on academic disciplines through direct enrollment at the Australian host university
- Enhance your intentionality through independent, though supported, living and learning opportunities
Faculty & Staff
Staff at the University of Melbourne can provide orientation, on-site support, and advising to help you adjust to a new educational system and integrate into campus life.
About the Learning Abroad Center
Learning Abroad Center programs are:
- Affordable: our programs are cost effective.
- Academically strong: many programs have strong University of Minnesota departmental support and offer pre-approved courses for many majors.
- Culturally rich: regardless of the program you choose, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture.
- Expertly managed: our staff in Minnesota and abroad are trained professionals and are always available to answer your questions from extensive pre-departure advising and online orientations to reentry programming. Your safety and well-being are paramount, and we work hard to ensure you have a rewarding and safe experience abroad.