Australia: The University of Melbourne
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne (UoM) is a leading public institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching, and engagement. UoM has a particularly long and distinguished track record of leadership in mental health research, training, and development activities across the Asia Pacific. Their Asia-Australia Mental Health (AAMH) program has successfully delivered numerous Australian Aid mental health programs in China, India, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific, providing mental health development programs to improve economic and social participation for people with mental illness. UoM consistently ranks among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 33 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016).