The Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) is a departmental research centre of the University of Bologna. Opened in 2018 in the presence of the Nobel prize Muhammad Yunus, the YSBC is located in the Forlì campus and is one of the over 80 international research centres linked to the Yunus Social Business Centre Network.

The Centre is involved in the study and research on Social Business and economic models capable of generating social benefit and shared value. A social business as defined by Prof. Yunus is an innovative approach to tackle the big social and environmental challenges of our times.

The activities of the YSBC concern research on economic and business models with a social vocation, the dissemination of scientific knowledge on this issue, and the cooperation with the international network for joint research and publications.