A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University
, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
is a faculty at the heart of society, with a strong focus on social issues. Our subjects of Law, Economics and Governance give us a strong mix of academic disciplines that complement and enhance each other. This is a unique combination and a mark of our faculty's strength.
The candidate will become a member of the Entrepreneurship Section at the Utrecht University School of Economics
(U.S.E.). U.S.E. is part of the Law, Economics, and Governance Faculty of Utrecht University. U.S.E. aims to contribute to an economy where people flourish, by taking a broad view on welfare and its causes. We aspire to be an internationally renowned school of economics, with scientifically rigorous and societally relevant research and education. We enrich economics with other disciplines to better solve problems and identify opportunities, from a business and government point of view. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values.
U.S.E. maintains an excellent international network of academic relationships and is continuously working on extending this network. It teaches its curricula fully in English.
The Entrepreneurship Section's research focuses on Entrepreneurship and Society, including research on Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, Innovation and Entrepreneurship behavior, and International Business. The section contributes to academic master programmes in Business and Social Impact, Business Development and Entrepreneurship, International Management and Science and Business Management, and the academic bachelor program Economics and Business economics.
Furthermore, connections can be made in Utrecht University's interdisciplinary research themes Institutions for Open Societies, in particular the platform Bottom-up Initiatives for Societal Change, and Pathways for Sustainability.