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.
- Asian studies
- Arabic Studies
- Chinese Studies
- Gender Studies
- Indonesian language and studies
- Islamic Studies
- Japanese language and studies
- Korean studies
Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies (CCCS)
CCCS plays a vital role in shaping an Australian approach to the study of contemporary China.
National Centre for Contemporary Islamic Studies (NCCIS)
NCCIS provides outstanding higher education level programs in Islamic studies.
Korean Studies Research Hub
The KSRH is an inter-disciplinary virtual hub for collaborative research on Korean Studies at the University of Melbourne.