International teaching and learning initiatives

The Faculty of Science is actively pursuing new teaching and learning opportunities all over the world, from co-developing curricula with other institutions to finding international training initiatives for our PhD students.

Bachelor of Science (Blended)

The University of Melbourne has partnered with the Indian Institute for Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER Pune), one of the Indian institutes of national importance, and Savitribai Phule Pune University, in the development of a Bachelor of Science curriculum that blends online and campus-delivered curriculum.

Learn more about the BSc (Blended)

BSc (Blended) students with the President of India
Five students from the MIPP, on the grounds of our Parkville campus

Melbourne-India Postgraduate Program

The Faculty of Science is a proud supporter of the Melbourne-India Postgraduate Program (MIPP), a joint initiative of the University of Melbourne and a select group of India’s best research institutions. The program provides opportunities for students who studied at partner institutions to work with University of Melbourne academics.

Our Indian partners are Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. The program is now extended to Sri Lanka.

Visit the MIPP website

Melbourne-Potsdam PhD Programme

The Melbourne-Potsdam PhD Programme is a joint PhD programme between the University of Melbourne, the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, and the University of Potsdam. The programme provides international research training opportunities to PhD candidates/ Graduate Researchers who spend time in both Australia and Germany and will have the chance to obtain a joint PhD from the University of Melbourne and the University of Potsdam.

Find out more about the Programme

The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology campus on a sunny day
The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology in Potsdam, Germany.
A map produced by the Climate and Energy College, showing an assessment of global warming based on the ambition of a selected country

Australian-German Climate and Energy College

The Australian-German Climate & Energy College is a international Graduate College by the University of Melbourne, which seeks and maintains strong partnerships with German universities. The College offers PhD candidates the opportunity to pursue research in climate change and energy transitions at a world-class level, complemented by a six-month exchange program to broaden their horizons and expertise at a partner institution overseas.

Visit the Climate and Energy College website

International research collaborations

In addition to student exchanges and curriculum development, the Faculty of Science makes a genuine contribution to the discovery of new knowledge and technologies through collaborative research with international academic, industry and government partners all over the world.

Our international research collaborations