The program consists of seminars, exchange and acceleration programs. During first months in the program the students and activists study the basic concepts of social entrepreneurship, Agenda 2030, engage with key cases and experience of their colleagues in Germany and EU, and develop their own project under guidance and coaching of our social entrepreneurship, crowdfunding and innovation experts. The best projects take part in Innovation Journeys in Germany or Eastern European countries and can apply for the SDG Accelerator.

Capacity Building Seminars

Social business models, sustainable development and international cooperation

Social Innovation Journey

Capacity building and exchange program for young social innovators from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine in Germany

SDG Accelerator

International cooperation for sustainable development

Innovate 4 Change Russia

Capacity building and exchange for social entrepreneurs and activists from Russia

Sustainable Development Lab

Who are we

SOIN is an exchange and capacity building platform on social entrepreneurship and innovation for young people from Belarus, Germany, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. The program strives to provide coaching and network expansion opportunities for the young and enthusiastic future leaders of social entrepreneurship, fostering change and innovation in Eastern Europe. The school is organized by the passionate individuals from the German, Ukrainian, and Russian Impact Hubs, Berlin's Dekabristen, a crowdfunding platform, a NGO for environmental innovaion EKA and is realized with the support of the German Foreign Office.