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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Columbia applicants only
Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2017-2018 03/15/2017
04/01/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2017 03/15/2017
03/15/2017 TBA TBA
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 10/01/2017 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/15/2018 03/15/2018 TBA TBA

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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
English Program Type: Supported Direct Enrollment
Program Advisor:
Laura Paine Schiff: Eligibility - Home School: Columbia College, Columbia General Studies, Columbia SEAS
Discipline: Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Program Description:


AThe IFSA Butler Program at the University of Melbourne is a supported university enrollment program offered during the fall, spring, and academic year. Students take all their courses side-by-side with local students in the University.

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Academic Program

Nippers Australia

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is the second oldest university in Australia and a world-class institution with an international reputation for excellence. With approximately 34,000 students, the 50-acre campus is located in Parkville, a student-friendly neighborhood in West Melbourne. With strengths in both teaching and research, Melbourne offers a wide array of courses across the curriculum. Of particular interest for student interested in:
  • Music, Film and the Arts (including Victoria College of the Arts)
  • Australian Studies
  • Economics
  • Architecture
  • Psychology
  • Sciences

Program Features

The capital of the state of Victoria, Melbourne is Australia's second largest city and is a vibrant, multicultural city known for its trams, cafés, restaurants and cultural events. The city center is built along the Yarra River and offers elegant tree-lined boulevards surrounded by a mix of 19th century buildings and modern architecture.

Students live in a university apartment complex with other program students. There is some availability to live in one of the Residential Colleges of the University.


All students should consult the OGP eligibility page to ensure that they meet all specific academic requirements for each school (CC, GS, SEAS) to study abroad.

Application Instructions

There is a two-part application process for this program: an internal Columbia approval process called "clearance" and an external admission application submitted directly to this program. Click "Start an Application" above for instructions and to begin.