The Department of Business Administration of the EMaTTech will provide a new Distance Learning Program in the field of "Social Entrepreneurship", which will be free of charge and will be hosted on the asynchronous education platform OPEN eCLASS of the EMaTTech.

The educational program has been developed under the project "Support of Social Enterprise Development and Enhancement of Employment / SoSEDEE", which is financed 85% by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and 15% by the national funds of Greece and Bulgaria through of the Crossborder Cooperation Program Interreg VA Greece Bulgaria 2014-2020.

The syllabus of the course is designed to help participants (potential or current entrepreneurs) move their mission forward by learning how to apply knowledge and skills in social entrepreneurship. Successful completion is accompanied by a "Social Entrepreneurship" training certificate. 

The core of the program will consist of e-learning lectures as well as experiential learning opportunities though the lenses of real-case business challenges. It includes 4 weeks of training for participants from Bulgaria (19/11/2018 to 17/12/2018) and 5 weeks of training for participants from Greece (from 19/11/2018 to 21/12/2018). Participants from Greece will also attend experiential learning seminars on the 5th week

The program will educate 30 Greeks and 30 Bulgarians, who belong to at least to one of the following target groups: a) long-term unemployed and professional and financially challenged groups from the Municipality of Gotse Delchev and the SOS Children's Villages, b) vulnerable social groups or high-risk groups, (c) current social entrepreneurs or consultants on social entrepreneurship and d) potential social entrepreneurs. 

The main selection criterion is that the participants come from the cross-border area of Interreg V-A Greece Bulgaria 2014 - 2020. Participants will come from all the above target groups and priority will be given to those that will submit first their registration form.  

Deadline of registration: Friday 16th of November 2018, 16.00pm

Information: Tel:  +30 2510 211063, E-mail:

Download the registration form and a brief description of the educational program.