This paper aims to present an overview of deep issues flanking the ideas of system and complexity, and an overview of the mentioned course as a proposal for systems thinking.
The paper provides a discursive overview of systems and philosophical concepts related to the described course.
The review offers a perspective of a super-system that includes the students, the lecturers and the context of their interaction, in which one may recognize a relational framework for social learning of a systemic sustainability.
The overview concerns only the actual intervention in the University of Trento.
The described concepts and related philosophical discussion may contribute to the integration of system thinking in the future studies.
The described intervention is a new Italian context and the integration of systems concepts with futures studies seems not to be commonly established.
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