In the social entrepreneurship lab, we conduct research aiming to find solutions to practical issues in the social enterprise sector. We have studied social enterprises and their relations with governmental organizations (Maarten Hogenstijn) and social entrepreneurship in relation to social inclusion of refugees (Nesrien Abu Ghazaleh) and are pursuing new research related to the health sector and to impact measurement. Our goal is to both use our knowledge to strengthen the social enterprise sector ánd inspire and inform students about social entrepreneurship.
Solving societal problems while doing business – that’s the inspiring world of social entrepreneurship. We believe in the future of social entrepreneurship, a world in which entrepreneurs do not merely make money but also make a positive societal
Are you searching for an internship or a place to write your thesis on social entrepreneurship? We have a spot for you in our research team, a load of information, and can connect you to internships within our social enterprise network.
Are you looking for a guest lecture or information on social entrepreneurship? Maarten and Nesrien are great lecturers on social entrepreneurship and we have lots of research material for teachers who would like to incorporate the topic in lectures, tutorials or projects.
Would you like to know more about social entrepreneurship? Or consuming ethically and social? Come by for a quick chat or email us to find out more and get inspired like us!
Maarten Hogenstijn, Nesrien Abu Ghazaleh and Merel Sluiter are developing a teaching case for students about social enterprise Tony’s Chocolonely. Click here for more information.