Committed to sustainability we foster entrepreneurial solutions to grand societal challenges by conducting international research and teaching


Are you interested in Sustainable Entrepreneurship, Community-Based Entrepreneurship, Performance Measurement in Sustainable Ventures or Informal Entrepreneurship? Learn more about our projects.


Are you interested in sustainability and entrepreneurship? Participate in our seminars, write your thesis and engage in our project studies.

Call for Applications: Master Thesis on Industry Emergence

If challenges excite you and you are up for a life-changing experience full of learning, growth, and excitement, apply now! We are actively recruiting for an exciting master thesis at the Chair of Corporate Sustainability under the research areas of the TUM SEED Center. More information on the Call for Application.

In your thesis, you will investigate the emergence of the renewable energy industry in Nairobi, which hosts one of the fastest-growing entrepreneurial ecosystems in Africa. You will engage with entrepreneurs from the energy sector, public institutions, and NGOs. Your work will be highly impactful to local energy actors in Kenya and sustainability & entrepreneurship scholars.

How to Apply?

Sounds interesting? Drop us an e-mail with your CV, Transcripts, a short Letter of Motivation, and a Short Research Proposal based on the core readings, by May 31, 2022, to Mohammed Bendaanane - Feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

About the TUM SEED Center

The TUM SEED Center ( aims to offer higher education at the intersection of sustainable energies and entrepreneurship and conduct research to contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Applications open: International Summer School 2022

Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice

Join our unique International Summer School in its 5th edition organized by the Chair of Corporate Sustainability at TUM School of Management – consistently top in the rankings of business schools in Germany for its outstanding teaching and research activities.  The upcoming International Summer School will take place from July 18 – 29, 2022. More information here. 


Benefit from cutting-edge research at a triple crown accredited business school and from the rich experience of sustainable entrepreneurs.


Work with dedicated academics and sustainable entrepreneurs from different industries, including food and beverages, energy and e-mobility. Participate in interactive activities and learn how to turn grand societal challenges in entrepreneurial opportunities.


Collaborate with people from all over the world, generate sustainable entrepreneurial ideas and turn them into sustainable business models.  Enjoy a unique time in Munich and its stunning surroundings and get the real Bavarian experience. The cultural program of the Summer School includes (among others): a Munich City Tour, a welcome beer garden, a hiking trip at the foothills of the Bavarian Alps, barbecue at the Isar, a sustainable wine-tasting, and a memorable farewell party.

If you have any questions, please drop an e-mail to the Program Manager: Ms. Terveen Nele Marie (