University of Heidelberg (UHEI), Germany

UHEI LogoThe Centre for Social Investment (CSI) is a central research institute of the University of Heidelberg cooperating with the economics, social science, law and theological faculties and also the Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim. The Centre‘s main research topics are social investment and measuring the social impact of investments on welfare, the investigation of civil society and social economy, the analysis of governance in the Third Sector as well as foundation systems and strategies.

In these contexts national, international and comparative research projects are undertaken with special emphasis on the European level. The centre is engaged in four principal, integrated tasks on an ongoing basis: Research, teaching, convening, and outreach and offers multiple ways for discussing and disseminating project results.

For more information: http://www.csi.uni-heidelberg.de