Invitation to a conference and call for papers

logo.prosperWe are pleased to announce the upcoming international scientific conference "Empowering Change: Fostering Social Entrepreneurship for a Sustainable Future" hosted by the University of Zagreb - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB). The conference will take place in Zagreb from 07-08 September, 2023.

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In order to present your research at this hybrid conference authors can participate with an abstract or full paper.

This conference is financed by the ERASMUS+ PROSPER project (PROmoting Social entrePreneurship in higher Education for a prospeRous society). Thus, we are glad to inform you that registration fees are waived for all participants.

The main aim of the conference is to tackle the topic of the diffusion of the concept of social entrepreneurship (especially in higher education), as well as current and future skills gaps and mismatches in this field. Additionally, the conference strives to provide the latest research on the following issues:

  • Social entrepreneurship,
  • Service-learning in higher education,
  • Game-based learning in higher education,
  • Social innovation,
  • Nature-based solutions
  • Other topics related to social economy


Accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings in electronic format with an ISSN reference, while selected papers will be considered for publication in Notitia - journal for economic, business and social issues (

The deadline for abstract and/or paper submissions to be presented at the conference is August 25th, 2023.

The deadline for full paper submissions to be published in the conference proceedings and/or partner journal is November 15th, 2023.

For detailed information about the conference, including submission guidelines and updates, please visit our website at

Should you have any additional questions or require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We are looking forward to receiving your submissions and welcoming your participation in this conference!


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