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The Asia Institute is the home of studies in Asian languages and societies. Our academics are at the forefront of research into the intellectual, legal, politico-economic, cultural and religious traditions, and transformations of Asia and the Islamic world.

Melbourne Asia Review

Melbourne Asia Review is the Asia Institute’s quarterly online journal, which publishes insight and commentary on Asia and the Islamic world by our researchers, students, and international academic collaborators in English, Hindi, Japanese and Mandarin.

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Study languages and cultures from across the Asian continent

Our disciplines span from the Middle East to East and South East Asia.

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Learn more about language placement tests for current students or Language Other Than English (LOTE) accreditation exams for prospective teachers.

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Prof Andrew Rosser

Deputy Director, Asia Institute; Professor of Southeast Asian Studies
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Chloe Pearse

School Manager
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Cathy Harper

Editor, Melbourne Asia Review

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For general student enquiries, enrolment and administration, please contact Stop 1

Find us on Level 3, Sidney Myer Asia Centre (Building 158)
The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010

Email: asia-institute@unimelb.edu.au

For Language placement test enquiries, please contact the Language Testing Research Centre. Email: ltrc-info@unimelb.edu.au