European Studies: Postgraduates

This guide supports learning at the Monash European and EU Centre

Postgraduate facilities across Monash

Research design

SAGE Research Methods can assist researchers to explore methods and concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings. 

Research support

Access to Postgraduate Room in Sir Louis Matheson Library

A study room is accessible to postgraduate students who register at the loans desk. Lockers in the postgraduate study room can be booked for one semester. Apply for a key at the Loans desk. Computer workstations, lockers and a kitchenette are provided.

In addition to the postgraduate study room, 32 study rooms each accomodating one person are located within the Matheson Library. Study rooms can be booked for a semester by presenting your Monash ID card at the loans desk.

Postgraduate Services at Caulfield Library

Twelve individual study rooms are available for postgraduate use on level 4 of the Caulfield library. Booking is required through the library loans desk. Wireless access is available on all levels of the library.

There are several computer labs and two lounges at Caulfield campus exclusively for postgraduates. How to register and gain access

Document Delivery Service

Research staff and students can use the Document delivery service to request material not available at Monash. The purpose of this service is to get the information you require for your Monash research, from wherever it is, to wherever you are. If eligible you can receive:

  • photocopies from items held at any branch library
  • photocopies from non-Monash libraries or document suppliers
  • loans from non-Monash libraries (InterLibrary Loan - ILL)

Most requests within Australia will be completed within 2 weeks but is subject to delivery times from external libraries. Place a document delivery request

Sign in to Search to request books and other items from Monash Library collections

Suggest a Purchase

We encourage you to recommend material to add to the Library’s collection to support your research. Discuss this with your contact librarian, Janet McGarry (Caulfield Library) or Aline-Scott Maxwell (Matheson Library), or fill in the suggestion form.

Promoting your Research

Monash University Research Repository is a central store for Monash University research outputs. Electronic copies of doctoral theses, for example, are held there.

Monash University Publishing uses new technologies to publish the University’s research activities. You may wish to consider publishing your work online and in print with Monash University Publishing.

For more information go to Enabling your research.

eThesis submissions

An eThesis is a digital copy of your doctoral thesis. All doctoral candidates enrolling as of 1st July 2005 are required to submit an eThesis at the conclusion of their examination. The eThesis will provide a primary record for archiving purposes. Please note that candidates enrolled under a cotutelle arrangement, Staff PhD, MD (unsupervised) and MPhil degrees are exempt from submitting an eThesis. Candidates submitting an eThesis may choose to publish through the Monash University Research Repository.

For more information current students may consult the eThesis submission advice on the MIGR website.