Universitas Airlangga as one of the ten best universities in Indonesia has future vision for becoming a health center research university. Align with it, Faculty of Psychology in Universitas Airlangga aims to be the leader in building international collaboration among scholars and institution in order to pursue acts of society working on the theme of mental health and well-being throughout global world. In developing such approach, we need to consider challenges from changing global context, such as: multiculturalism, globalization, shifting paradigm of mental health (from illness to health), and bridging diversities in education.
This year, a collaboration between Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Airlangga and Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Zhejiang University, has created a great event to address the goal of international collaboration among scholars, that is International Conference on Psychology in Health, Educational, Social, and Organizational Settings (ICP-HESOS 2013). ICP-HESOS 2013 aims to establish international scholars and academic community working together in pursuing global mental health and well-being. This conference also aims to connect psychological, behavioral and humanities scientists and professionals from across the board spectrum and field, particularly for managing challenges from the changing global context of psychology.