The World Organisation of Systems and Cybernetics (WOSC) – Organisation Mondiale pour la Systémique et la Cybernétique (OMSC), is an association of individuals and organisations promoting systems thinking and cybernetics worldwide.

WOSC was founded in 1969, with the desire to support the communication of individuals and organisations related to systems thinking and cybernetics worldwide. To perform its tasks, it is organised as follows:


Raúl Espejo (UK)

Director General:

Igor Perko (Slovenia)

Advisory Board

Board of Directors, assisted by the Director-General

Communications between Systems and Cybernetics associations

International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences (IASCYS)
Stuart Umpleby, Raul Espejo, Jose Rios, Matjaž Mulej

American Society for Cybernetics (ASC)
Stuart Umpleby, Allenna Leonard

International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS)
José Pérez Ríos, Ray Ison, Allenna Leonard

UK Cybernetics society
John Beckford

UK Systems Society (UKSS)
Frank Stowell

System Dynamics Society (SDS)
José Pérez Ríos, Markus Schwaninger 

Sociedad Española de Sistemas generales. (SESGES)
José Pérez Ríos

World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF)
José Pérez Ríos

ELAPDIS – Escuela Latinoamericana de Pensamiento y Diseño Sistémico
Alfonso Reyes, Sandro Schlindwein

International Federation of Systems Research (IFSR)
Ray Ison, Louis Klein

Francesco Caputo

Business Systems Laboratory (BSLAB)
Igor Perko

Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Science (CIRRPC)
Vladimir Lepskiy

Complex Human Adaptive Organisations and Systems (CHAOS)
Igor Perko

Centre for Systems Studies
Igor Perko

Community Organisation Research Group/ LIBS 
Zoraida Mendiwelso-Bendek

Raul Espejo

Slovenian Society for Systems Research
Igor Perko


Kybernetes is the official journal of WOSC.


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