Partner with us

Partnering with La Trobe University provides the opportunity to access our expertise and to join a community which aims to conduct world class research which transforms our communities, partners and collaborators. Our research at La Trobe is underpinned by our five research focus areas and our world class research infrastructure.

Types of partnerships

We offer a range of tailored research partnership options to create opportunities for all parties involved.

In graduate research, we provide several PhD offerings with partner universities to support the next generation of global researchers.

If you are a La Trobe researcher and would like to initiate a partnership please contact partnerships.grs@latrobe.edu.au

Joint PhDs

Under joint PhD degree arrangements candidates are enrolled at both La Trobe University and the partner institution, spend time at both institutions, and graduate with a PhD awarded jointly by both institutions.

Collaborative PhDs

Candidates are enrolled at La Trobe University only but undertake research predominantly at the partner institution and graduate with a PhD awarded by La Trobe University only.

Dual PhDs

Candidates are enrolled at both La Trobe University and the partner organisation, spend time at both institutions and are jointly supervised by staff at each institution. On successful completion, the candidate graduates from both universities with a PhD.