Partnered PhD programs

A Partnered PhD program allows you to jointly enrol and be supervised at Swinburne and an international partner university.

You will have at least one supervisor at each university and access the same supervisory support and research training as an onshore student.

You will spend up to one year in Australia as part of your program. Upon successful completion of program, you will graduate from both universities with a Doctor of Philosophy.


  • Enhance your research by collaborating with national and international experts while building networks
  • Gain valuable national and international exposure and experience in the management of global research projects
  • Broaden your future employment opportunities
  • Learn how to navigate different research and educational systems
  • Access facilities and skills training from two research-intensive universities.

More information 

For more information on partnered PhD programs or to apply please contact:

Pankaj Arora
Director, International Research Engagement
t: +61 3 9214 5407