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Nicolás Monge-Iriarte


Social Research Centre Dort­mund
(So­zi­al­for­schungs­stel­le, sfs)

Evinger Platz 17, room 70

Email: nicolas.mongetu-dortmundde

Tel.: +49 231 755 90240

Fax: +49 231 755 90205


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Guest Scientist
Innovation and education in the digital society

Focus of Work
Artificial Intelligence
Social Innovation

  •  2020-present: Ph.D. Student at the Faculty of Social Science. TU Dortmund University.
  •  2018-present: Several courses and projects in Artificial Intelligence.
  •  2017-2018: Coordinator of the Social Innovation Unit. Chilean Economic Development Agency.
  • 2016-2017: Researcher in Social Innovation. Riga Technical University. Latvia.
  • 2015: Visiting Researcher: Sozialforschungsstelle. TU Dortmund University.
  • 2013-2014: Social Innovation Methodology Coordinator. NESIS project. University of Chile.
  • 2012-2014: CEO and founder of Bottom app, a social Entrepreneurship.
  • 2010-2012: Coordinator of the Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship Laboratory. Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
  • 2010-2012: Master in Public Policy. University of Chile. Faculty of Economics and Business.
  • 2009: Diploma in Organizational Development. Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
  • 2002-2007: B.Sc. Psychology. Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
  • Thesis project: The effects of Artificial Intelligence on Decision-Making: From Technology to Social Innovation
  • Oganisjana, K., Grīnberga-Zālīte, G., Surikova, S., Kozlovskis, K., Līcīte, L., Monge-Iriarte, N…. (2019). Sociālā Inovācija: Izaicinājumi un Risinājumi Latvijā (Social Innovation: Challenges and Solutions in Latvia). Riga, Latvia: RTU Izdevniecība.
  • Domanski, D., Monge-Iriarte, N. (2018). Social Innovation in Chile. In Howaldt, J., Kaletka, C., Schröder, A., Zirngiebl, M. Atlas of Social Innovation. New Practices for a Better Future. Sozialforschungsstelle, TU Dortmund University: Dortmund.
  • Domanski, D., Monge, N., Quitiaquez & Rocha, D. Editores (2016). Innovación Social en Latinoamérica Uniminuto: Colombia.
  • Monge, N., Allamand, A. (2016). Innovación social y valor compartido: El cambio de paradigma de la intervención social empresarial. En Domanski, D., Monge, N., Quitiaquez & Rocha, D. Editores (2016). Innovación Social en Latinoamérica. Uniminuto: Colombia.  
  • Monge, N. (2012). Social sciences, social innovation and public policy. Universities as agents of change. ZSI Discussion Paper, N° 25. ISSN 1818-4162. Vienna: Austria.  
  • Since 2011, participation in several courses, workshops and events as a lecturer or speaker in Chile, Colombia and Europe.

Location & approach

Exit 13 (Kreuz Dortmund Nord-Ost), direction Derne/Schwerte (B236), 1st exit direction Dortmund-Eving, next traffic lights turn right (Kemminghauser Str.), after 2.7km turn left (Evinger Str./B 54), after 1.1km traffic lights turn left (Deutsche Straße), after 500m on the left is the Evinger Platz.

From the Bundesstraße 1 (extension A40 or A44) to the intersection B1/B236 direction Lünen, 3rd exit direction Dortmund-Eving.

Exit Dortmund Hafen, turn left until the intersection Münsterstraße (B54), direction Eving, after about three kilometers turn into Deutsche Straße.

You can download an enlarged general map here

From Dortmund Airport, it takes just about 20 minutes to get to Dortmund Central Station by AirportExpress and from there to the university by subway (U-Bahn) 41. The stop is "Zeche Minister Stein". A wider range of international flight connections is offered by Düsseldorf Airport, about 60 kilometers away, which can be reached directly by S-Bahn from the university station. From there, you can get directly to Dortmund Central Station.

From Dortmund Central Station, take the U 41 light rail (direction Brambauer / Brechten). The stop is "Zeche Minister Stein". The Minister Stein Center is located on the right in the direction of travel of the streetcar.

You can find an overview map here.