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CIIS in the World

CIIS hosts several research centers and global initiatives that help students and other knowledge-seekers explore new ways of learning and impacting through hands-on research, collaborations, and discussions. These innovative centers provide a range of resources that reflect the connections and intersections that lie at the core of CIIS' transformational educational philosophy.

More than an academic institution, CIIS is a vital presence in the San Francisco Bay Area community and a leader in the growing global discourse on wellness, healing, social impact, and higher consciousness. Explore our impact work, from our six award-winning community counseling clinics to global research initiatives, "consciousness accelerators," public programs, and art exhibitions. 

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Global Research Centers & Initiatives

Our global research centers and initiatives offer opportunities for real-world discovery and advancement in the fields of psychedelic therapy and research, consciousness and transformation for enterprise professionals, and Black and Indigenous praxis.

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Professional Certificate Programs

From Psychedelic Therapies to Climate Change, Human Sexuality, and Transformative Consciousness Leadership programs, CIIS offers professional certificates for those looking to enhance their degrees or who just want to expand their horizon.

The Arts at CIIS

The Desai | Matta Gallery gallery space at our Mission Street campus nourishes curiosity through creative expression, promoting works by up-and-coming artists representing a rich mix of voices.