Social Sciences Group

The Social Science Group (SSG) is a multidisciplinary, applied research group that is dedicated to facilitate a better understanding of the complex social world that we live in. The group is an applied research group that combines a number of different academic disciplines together in a cohesive way to work on a range of different personal, social and cultural issues in conjunction with local, regional and international organisations. Active research areas of the group are the following ones:


  • Veli Kreci (Head of the group)
  • Memet Memeti (Associate Professor)
  • Maja Muhic (Associate Professor)
  • Sami Memeti (Assistant Professor)
  • Gadaf Rexhepi (Associate Professor)
  • Albulena Halili (Research Assistant, PhD Candidate)

SSG Publications

The Architecture of Social Finance
Gadaf Rexhepi
Routledge Handbook of Social and Sustainable Finance

Developing a Sustainability Reporting Assessment Tool for Higher Education Institutions:The University of California
Sahar Sepasi, Amir Rahdari, Gadaf Rexhepi
Sustainable Development - Wiley

The Impact of Knowledge Spillovers and Innovation on Firm-performance:Findings from the Balkans Countries
Veland Ramadani, Hyrije Abazi-Alili, Léo-Paul Dana, Gadaf Rexhepi, Sadudin Ibraimi
International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Innovation – The Drivers of Business Growth?
Gadaf Rexhepi, Selma Kurtishi, Gjilnaipe Bexheti
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences

Role of Municipal Council in Increasing Citizen Participation at the Local Budget Process
Memet Memeti, Veli Kreci
International Public Administration Review

The impact of Territorial Re-organisational Policy Interventions in the Republic of Macedonia
Veli Kreci, Bekim Ymeri
Local Government Studies Journal

Conceptualizing Territorial Reorganization Policy Interventions in the Republic of Macedonia
Veli Kreci, Bekim Ymeri
Territorial Consolidafion Reforms in Europe