Further education opportunities (namely universities offering courses on social economy and social entrepreneurship)... in Italy

ALTIS - Alta scuola impresa e società - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Executive Master in Social Entrepreneurship - MHUSE. Management training for nonprofit organizations, cooperatives, associations and NGOs. 

ENAIP Veneto

FonCoop is the Paritetic Interprofessional National Fund for Life Long Learning in Cooperative Enterprises. Its mission is to provide lifelong learning schemes to member cooperatives. It has been created by the major national umbrella organization of cooperative enterprises (AGCI Associazione Generale Cooperative Italiane, Confcooperative Confederazione Cooperative Italiane, Legacoop Lega Nazionale delle Cooperative e Mutue) and the main Italian trade unions (CGIL, CISL, UIL).

Irecoop Veneto is recognised by Veneto Region for Life Long Learning and Superior Education. Since 1980 the organisation has been working in closed cooperation with the cooperative enterprises'
system, in the whole regional territory in order to satisfy the training and development needs of the local economy. It promotes and manages initiatives of vocational basic and follow-up training, professional qualification and staff re-qualification specifically addressed to unemployed young people, employees, disadvantaged people, emerging professional profiles.

IRIS Network, Italian Association of Research Institutes on Social Enterprises, is a national network created to promote and support empirical research actions and theoretical reflection on social enterprises and their role.

EURICSE, European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises, is an organization whose aim is to promote knowledge, development and innovation for the field of cooperatives, social enterprises and other nonprofit organizations engaged in the production of goods and services. The Institute aims to deepen the understanding of these types of organizations and their impact on economic and social development, furthering their growth and assisting them to work more effectively. It implements training and research activities at national and international level.

SDA Bocconi - Master in Management of Social Enterprises, Nonprofit companies and Cooperatives. 

Università degli Studi di Padova

Università degli Studi di Verona - University Master in Manager of social enterprise for social innovation and local development.

Università di Bologna
Executive Master in Business Administration of Cooperative Enterprise.
Master in Microcredit and Social Entrepreneurship.

Università di Pisa - Course of High Education in Strategic Planning and Management of Social Enterprises.

Università di Trento - Master GIS - Master in Management of Social Enterprises.