Prof. Lucas Meijs

Lucas Meijs
Professor of Volunteering, Civil Society and Businesses and Professor of Strategic Philanthropy
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
ERIM Membership(s)
  • Member ERIM (since 2004)


Lucas C.P.M. Meijs is a professor of volunteering, civil society and businesses at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), and a professor of strategic philanthropy at ERIM's Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (ECSP).

Professor Meijs' current research focuses on issues related to strategic philanthropy, volunteer/non-profit management, corporate community involvement, business-society partnerships, voluntary energy as a natural resource, re-embedding voluntary energy, student-volunteering and involved learning (life-long development by volunteering).

Before joining RSM in 2003, he was a guest researcher at the Centre of Philanthropy and Non-profit studies at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia.

He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Georgia's Department of Political Science as well as its School of Social Work.

Professor Meijs teaches strategic philanthropy and several business-non-profit relations courses at the master level, as well as service learning, strategic philanthropy and social entrepreneurship at the bachelor level.

Professional experience

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Business-Society Management