Information about the services Chancellery International provides
Chancellery International contributes to the internationalisation of The University through leadership and advice in the:
- Coordination and oversight of the establishment, development and review of The University's formal bilateral and multilateral relations with overseas universities and other strategic partners;
- Development and strengthening of international funding, networking and mobility opportunities;
- Provision of strategic region and country-specific advice to The University's Chancellery, faculties, graduate schools and other relevant stakeholders;
- Advancement of the international diplomatic relations' strategy and provision of intelligence in relation to key government agencies and diplomatic missions in Australia and overseas;
- Development and oversight of protocol for the management of high-level incoming international visits and delegations;
- Management of international visit programmes for high-level visitors to The University; and
- High-level representation of The University in Australia and internationally.
Chancellery International provides advice and guidance on the development of the University's formal relationships and partnerships with other universities and institutions around the world. The University’s Faculties, Graduate Schools and Institutes have responsibility for Joint Programmes.
The University’s international involvement goes back to its beginnings when its first professors were selected through a committee set up in London (1853). The University is committed to providing academics and students with excellent exchange, research, and networking opportunities with our partner institutions.
Explore the University's international partnerships and activities below:
Bilateral International Collaboration
The International Relations Office supports the development of formal relationships and partnerships for academic collaboration and student mobility with other universities around the world.Read more...
International Multilateral Collaborations and Memberships
The University is partner to, or is involved with, many international multilateral collaborations and memberships.Read more...
The University of Melbourne seeks to develop opportunities for joint programmes with international universities. The University’s Faculties, Graduate Schools and Institutes have responsibility for Joint Programmes.Read More...
The University of Melbourne's staff with login credentials will be able to access International Engagement intelligence including:
- International Engagement Dashboard
- International Engagement WIKI
- IR CRM Database
- Partnership Support
- Engagement Snapshots
- International Visits Support Materials
- Leadership Contacts
- Useful Links
- Information for Official Visitors
Chancellery International coordinates requests from representatives of international universities, research organisations and government bodies. Chancellery International works with the Senior Executive of the University and individual Faculties and Graduate Schools to develop visit schedules which maximise opportunities to share experiences, information and ideas and develop sustainable collaborative relationships.
- Arranging an Official Visit
Intending official visitors are asked to complete a Visit Request Form. It is important that the form is completed online at least 4 weeks before the date of the prospective visit. Chancellery International will then liaise within the University to match visit requests with University personnel and advise the sender of the outcome of the request. Although all requests are considered carefully, the University is unable to service all requests.
- Information for Visiting Scholars
The University of Melbourne hosts many visiting scholars from around the world. Information is available for visiting scholars to the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, Melbourne Graduate School of Education and Melbourne Law School.Visiting scholars to other schools and faculties are advised to contact the school direct. Visiting scholars normally need to make contact with an appropriate academic. Find an Expert may be of assistance to those who need to identify an expert in their field.
- Information for Other Visitors
All other visitors are advised to contact or visit Stop 1.
- More Information for all Prospective Visitors