The Faculty of Arts is home to five academic schools, the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences and many research centres, networks and groups.
The Asia Institute is the University of Melbourne’s key centre for studies in Asian languages and cultures. Programs include Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese languages, as well as Asian and Islamic Studies.
School of Culture and Communication
The School of Culture and Communication study areas include literary and cultural studies, art history, cinema and performance, media and communication and Australian indigenous studies.
School of Historical and Philosophical Studies
The School of Historical and Philosophical Studies offers programs in Classics and Archaeology, Cultural Materials Conservation, History, History and Philosophy of Science, Jewish Culture and Society and Philosophy.
School of Languages and Linguistics
The School of Languages and Linguistics hosts programs in European Studies, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. It also offers Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and English as a Second Language.
School of Social and Political Sciences
The School of Social and Political Sciences has a team of dedicated academic and professional staff in the disciplines of Anthropology and Development Studies, Criminology, Political Science, and Sociology, Social Policy and Social Theory.
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
The Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences offers exciting opportunities for intellectual engagement and collegiality. Our academic and professional staff foster and support cohort-building and networking between students.