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Developing global mindsets
that shape a thriving future

It begins now. It begins here. It begins with you.

Urgent issues across the globe require informed action. Our responsibility is to develop viable and implementable options to ensure a habitable future and well-being for everyone.

The College of Global Futures empowers students to make long-term impact. The transdisciplinary approach engaged throughout the College leverages resources from across the nation’s most innovative university and equips global leaders of today and tomorrow with the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in any arena.

Welcome to the newest college at Arizona State University, the College of Global Futures.


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Empowering dynamic, creative people to design a future for everyone

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School for the Future of Innovation in Society

Empowering dynamic, creative people to design a future for everyone.

Scientific and technological advances are deeply intertwined with societal concerns. When we innovate, are we thinking critically about social and technical systems in a way that anticipates potential concerns so that we can be confident that what we are creating is both useful and good for our global future?

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Empowering transformations for a thriving, sustainable world

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School of Sustainability

Empowering transformations for a thriving, sustainable world

School of Sustainability students, diverse in their backgrounds and interests, work toward a common goal: leaving the world better than they found it. Students are drawn to this rapidly growing field because sustainability integrates social, economic, and environmental dimensions to develop enduring and equitable solutions to global challenges.

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Transdisciplinary ideas for a complex world

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School of Complex Adaptive Systems

Transdisciplinary ideas for a complex world

Uncertainty, scalability, thresholds (tipping points), path dependence…these are among the most pressing issues facing societies across the globe. The School of Complex Adaptive Systems explores these challenges, develops solutions and suggests interventions that enhance the resilience and well-being of our planet and our shared global future.

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“The future we want and need increasingly depends on our ability to think, act and manage on planetary scales. Our world-class faculty will prepare next-generation leaders with the knowledge, skills and mindsets to tackle complex global challenges. With a diverse group of partners, the College of Global Futures will develop enduring solutions that benefit all people everywhere on a thriving, healthy planet.”

Dr. Christopher Boone
Dean

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Innovating the skills and tools
that shape a thriving future

It begins now. It begins here.
It begins with you.

We live in a time that requires urgent attention and action. As global citizens, we have an obligation to meaningfully contribute to viable and implementable options that ensure our planet has a habitable future in which well-being is attainable for all humankind.

The College of Global Futures empowers students to make long-term impact. The transdisciplinary approach engaged throughout the College leverages resources from across the nation’s most innovative university and equips global leaders of today and tomorrow with the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in any arena.

Welcome to the newest college at Arizona State University, the College of Global Futures.

School for the Future of Innovation in Society

Empowering dynamic, creative people to design a future for everyone.

Scientific and technological advances are deeply intertwined with societal concerns. When we innovate, are we thinking critically about social and technical systems in a way that anticipates potential concerns so that we can be confident that what we are creating is both useful and good for our global future?

Programs Admissions

School of Sustainability

Empowering transformations for a thriving, sustainable world

School of Sustainability students, diverse in their backgrounds and interests, work toward a common goal: leaving the world better than they found it. Students are drawn to this rapidly growing field because sustainability integrates social, economic, and environmental dimensions to develop enduring and equitable solutions to global challenges.

Programs Admissions

School of Complex Adaptive Systems

Transdisciplinary ideas for a complex world

Uncertainty, scalability, thresholds (tipping points), path dependence…these are among the most pressing issues facing societies across the globe. The School of Complex Adaptive Systems explores these challenges, develops solutions and suggests interventions that enhance the resilience and well-being of our planet and our shared global future.

Programs Admissions
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“The future we want and need increasingly depends on our ability to think, act and manage on planetary scales. Our world-class faculty will prepare next-generation leaders with the knowledge, skills and mindsets to tackle complex global challenges. With a diverse group of partners, the College of Global Futures will develop enduring solutions that benefit all people everywhere on a thriving, healthy planet.”

Dr. Christopher Boone
Dean