About the Melbourne-India Postgraduate Program

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 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.

MIPP’s Indian foundation partners

In 2016 the Director of IITK, Prof Indranil Manna, visited the University of Melbourne. He signed a Joint PhD agreement with the Deputy Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof Susan Elliott. The Pro Vice-chancellor Graduate and International Research, Prof Dick Strugnell, witnessed the agreement and along with the Dean of Engineering, Prof Iven Mareels, and Dean of Science, Prof Karen Day.
Director of IISc, Prof Anurag Kumar, and a delegation visited University of Melbourne in 2016.