Social Entrepreneurship for Economic Development - SEED

Social Entrepreneurship for Economic Development - SEED

Social Entrepreneurship for Economic Development - SEED

SEED is a cross-cultural program utilizing social entrepreneurship as means towards economic progress. It provides structured opportunities for students all over the world to converge interact and conduct on-site research as basis for development of real-time business plans.

General information


Theme: Innovation meets tradition 


Date: 1 - 10 August, 2019


Destination: Sa Dec, Dong Thap Muoi Province, Vietnam


Fees: CHF 700.- Partly subsided by the organising institutions.

Special participation fee may be offered and communicated directly by the Host to its specific partners.


Fee includes registration fee, SEED seminar and workshop throughout the program, SEED program kit, board and lodging (shared room or home stay), airport and land transfers (domestic transportation), certificate and tokens. It does not include air ticket, visa fee and insurance during the programme.


Programme Schedule


Day 1 - Welcome and SEED workshop

Day 2 - Project kick-off meeting and transfer to village

Day 3 - Culture insights

Day 4 - Free day

Day 5 - Idea generation and site visit

Day 6 - Data gathering and opportunity assessment

Day 7 - Benchmark study and analysis

Day 8 - Business proposal writing

Day 9 - Final presentation and closing ceremony

Day 10 - Individual departure


You can find more information in the SEED brochure.




For Swiss students, please complete the application (incl. CV and letter of motivation) until February 20, 2019 using following link:


For ASEAN students, please contact your home university for application.





Corinne Köpfli                                                                                   

Project Coordinator SEA Center                                                     

Riggenbachstrasse 16, 4600 Olten, Switzerland                                                                                 

+41 (0) 62 957 25 21                                                                         




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