The IoPPN is one of the world’s leading teaching and research centres in mental health related sciences and our research has a global impact.
We work with universities overseas, industry, healthcare providers and policy makers both locally and globally, to ensure that our research, and training, is both relevant and far-reaching. Between 2012 and 2017 alone, 892 of our publications in the areas of psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience had partners from across Europe, 342 across North America, 330 in Asia Pacific and 200 across the rest of the world.
We have major international partnerships across multiple continents, including in Africa, where we are 40+ research projects in 30+ countries; in Europe, where we are part of major EU-funded programmes; and in Asia and the Americas, with over a dozen partnerships, including Peking University No. 6 Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Shenzhen Kangning Hospital, Southern University Science and Technology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore, UCLA, and institutes across India, Peru and Mexico.
We are proud to have a diverse international student community – we currently have over 300 students from over 70 countries on our taught and research programmes.
If you are considering studying at the IoPPN, you can also find key information for students from your country on King’s international student pages, including guidance on standard requirements for overseas qualifications, an insight into your community in London and an indication of when King’s will next be visiting your country.
Launched in 2009, the Centre for Global Mental Health, a collaboration between the IoPPN, King’s Health Partners and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is a world leading centre, fostering research and capacity building in policy, prevention, treatment and care for mental, neurological and substance abuse disorders in low resource settings. The centre comprises academic staff and PhD students from both institutions.