Register Now for the #ISSS2016 Graduate Programme organised as a Systemic Inquiry: Boulder!



We are offering a Graduate Programme in Graduate Research starting on the 22nd July and finishing on the 30th July 2016.  Additional credit from the University of Colorado is available in taking this course by using the additional registration information below:

Graduate Credit (3cr) at CU-Boulder is AvailableThree transferable graduate (or upper division by approval) credits are available from the Environmental Studies Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder for all students enrolled in the ISSS Graduate course and conference, at a specially discounted additional fee of $310 (University Enrollment cost at CU-Boulder Continuing Education). To take the course for CU credit you must register for "ENVS:4100-5100570 Special Topics In Envs", which can be found by searching special courses. Please enter the following search parameters:
Institution: CU Boulder
Term: Summer 2016 UC Boulder
Campus: Boulder Continuing Education
Subject: ENVS
* (leave the rest blank and click on "Search"; then select ENVS 5100 or 4100)
New students will need to apply ( for an "Identikey" to access the University's "Desire to Learn" system ( ) where course and student tracking information and other services will be managed. In addition, there will be a course support and collaboration web page at: Please consult information for Enrollment options for current, new, continuing, and international students at: You may also contact Peter Tuddenham (, Jeremiah Osborne-gowey ( or John Kineman ( for further instructions about Graduate Credit options. For information about the Core course (July 22-24), please contact Ray Ison (
We will deal with instructions on-line at D2L website (, which is currently active. The course listing will show up at Continuing Ed in a few days (in processing).

Designed and facilitated by academics with a track record of running highly successful PhD/Graduate programs associated with conferences  - in Denmark, Germany, UK and now USA, the Course will be held in Boulder, Colorado, USA and features: 

  • Learning with contributors to the specialist Graduate components, all of international standing in the Systems addition to having access to all of the conference elements and speakers
  • Networking and relationship building with other Graduate students using, or keen to use, Systems ideas and methods in their practice, including research practice
  • Learning with and from alumni of previous Graduate programs
  • Co-developing the conference experience as a critical learning system with opportunities to feedback to the conference on your joint learning
  • Option to sign up for University of Colorado, Boulder credits (3 credits).  Another option is for you to negotiate arrangements for credit with your home institution.
  • Participation certificate from ISSS

Here is what previous participants have said:

"Thank you very much for everything. It's a great experience for myself, and I do believe all other students have the same feeling!"

"First of all I would like to thank you once more for the fantastic opportunity to be part of the PhD group. I can definitely say that this experience has opened my eyes to approaches I did not know existed."

"Nonetheless ISSS PHD Course ... will be for my work and my thinking a life changing experience, and after some days of holidays I am looking forward to start writing and making more and more connections to the systemic theories and practices."

Please Note:

  • Participation requires ISSS conference GRADUATE registration which includes a $100 course fee
  • Details will be posted later about how to apply for the optional University of Colorado 3 Credits which will cost $217.
  • Meals, teas and coffees are not included in the fee but will be available.

You will be required to be present from the early morning (9am) of Friday 22nd July till 4pm on Friday 30 July to obtain your certificate of participation and/or credit.