Knowledge and innovation
for the social economy

Research, training and consulting regarding cooperative and social enterprises and other nonprofit organizations

Who we are

Euricse was founded in 2008 at the initiative of the University of Trento, with the support of the Trentino Federation of Cooperatives, the Autonomous Province of Trento, the Cassa di Risparmio di Trento e Rovereto Foundation and the International Cooperative Alliance


In research or accademia

  • You can have access to data collected by the Institute, as well as reports and publications on the social economy.
  • You can be a visiting scholar.
  • You can publish your work with Euricse in our scientific journal JEOD or in our working paper series.
  • You can collaborate in theoretical and applied research projects.
  • You can find support in training and in local and European projects.

In the social economy 

  • You can find materials and documents that may interest you.
  • You can increase your skills through our training courses.
  • You can find updates and strategic and policy advice to manage your organization and improve efficiency and outcomes.
  • You can find support for your social reporting needs.
  • You can join the MasterGIS community, a solid and broad network of companies and trained alumni.

In Public Administration

  • You can find studies on the relationship between Public Administration and the Third Sector.
  • You can find local, national and European policy analysis.
  • You can find strategic consulting and a multidisciplinary approach.
  • You can find training and support on co-design and co-programming.
  • You can compare best practices in the sector on an international scale.

If you are interested in our topics

  • You can find information about what is happening around the social economy.
  • You can explore training opportunities.
  • You can download Research Reports, Working Papers and our publications.
  • You can keep up to date with our news.
  • You can subscribe to our newsletter.
  • You can get in touch with us…

Recent Publications

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Why become a Euricse member

There are many organizations that support Euricse's activities. Choose to be part of our Institute and enjoy the exclusive benefits reserved for members...


The Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity (JEOD) is Euricse's scientific journal. JEOD is indexed in Scopus since 2021.
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The Italian School for the Management of Common Goods promoted by Euricse, Labsus and the University of Trento and its educational opportunities.
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The annual global research report on cooperatives produced by the International Cooperative Alliance with the scientific support of Euricse.
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Stories of cooperatives told independently. A Euricse and ICA project.
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