Business and Economics at Melbourne in top 50 in the world

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 Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne has been ranked 50th in the world in the recently released Academic Ranking of World Universities, maintaining its position as Australia’s leader in research and teaching in these disciplines. 

‘We are proud to join a prestigious global group’ commented Dean of the Faculty, Professor Paul Kofman, ‘Australia needs a global leader in business and economics and this ranking is testament to the excellence in research and collaboration conducted here in these disciplines.’

The University of Melbourne was ranked 44 in the world by the same rankings – the first time any Australian university has made it under 50 in this ranking.

 This is the fourth successive year Melbourne has been ranked number one in Australia, lifting from 54th in the world last year. Since the rankings began in 2003 Melbourne has moved up 48 spots from 92, making it one of the fastest moving universities in the world in the top 100.

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