Established in 1958, Monash University is one of the world's premier educational institutions located in Melbourne, Australia. It is Australia's largest university with campuses in Clayton, Caulfield, Berwick, Peninsula, Parkville and Gippsland, as well as overseas campuses in Malaysia and South Africa, and a centre in Prato, Italy. The university is consistently placed among the world's best institutions by major international league tables such as the THES, ARWU, Newsweek, etc.

The university has the following faculties:
- Faculty of Art & Design
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Business and Economics
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Information Technology
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
- Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Faculty of Science

The university is a member of the prestigious "Group of Eight" - formed by a group of leading research-intensive universities in the country.

Monash College is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Monash University, offering specialised diplomas as an alternative entry point into Monash University bachelor degrees in Art and Design Studies, Arts, Business, Engineering Studies, Health Sciences, and Information Technology.


- 5th in Australia and 45th globally in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2009. It is also placed within the world top 50 for the following subject areas: 25th for Life Sciences and Biomedicine, 26th for Social Science, 37th for Arts & Humanities, 50th for Engineering and IT.

- 53rd internationally among the Top 100 Natural Science Universities (THE-QS Rankings 2008 & 2009).

- 137th in the Webometrics ranking (July 2009).

- Top 60 in the world for its full time MBA (EIU 2009).

- Placed among the world's top 300 institutions in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. It is ranked in the range of 201-302nd in 2008.

- 73rd in the Newsweek ranking of Top 100 Global Universities 2006.

- 1st in Australia and 18th in the world in THES "World's top 100 in Engineering and IT" (2004).
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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek