Our research and education is delivered by two Colleges with more than a dozen research schools and centres that are focused on specific areas of academic endeavour.
Use the links below to learn more about the specialist activities of each, and view our structure chart (PDF, 65KB) to see the organisational relationships that binds it all together.
The Australian National University was established by an Act of Federal Parliament in 1946 with two of the four founding research institutes being leaders in physics and medicine. In science, medicine & health we have achieved four Nobel prizes and countless other research breakthroughs.
The ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment and the ANU College of Physical & Mathematical Sciences were established by the Vice Chancellor in August 2008.