Prestigious University of Melbourne PhD Scholarships dedicated to IITK, IITM, IITKgp and IISc students

An elite group of PhD students from India and Australia partnering to find solutions to pressing global problems.

The Melbourne-India Postgraduate Program (MIPP) is a joint initiative of the University of Melbourne and a select group of India’s best research institutions.

The program’s Indian foundation partners are:

The University of Melbourne is a globally-engaged research intensive institution and Australia’s highest ranked university.

In partnership with Indian researchers and institutions, the University is committed to excellence and supporting the investigation, dissemination and application of research which addresses some of the most pressing global problems.

The University of Melbourne and the foundation partners of the program aim to develop productive relationships by providing the next generation of Indian and Australian researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs access to the best research and training opportunities available in both countries.

Contact Us

Prof Muthupandian Ashokkumar
Director, MIPP
T: +61 3 8344 7090

Dr Meenakshi Arora
Deputy Director, MIPP
T: +61 3 8344 5587

Assoc Prof Udaya Parampalli
T: +61 3 8344 1317

Director of IISc, Prof Anurag Kumar, and a delegation visited University of Melbourne. Find out more

The Director of IITK signed a Joint PhD agreement with the University of Melbourne, joining the IIT Madras who signed a similar agreement. Find out more