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  UNESCO Chair in Higher Education Management (349), established in 1998 at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, (Spain)

Fields / Disciplines

Higher Education Management


To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in order to :
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level internationally recognized researchers and the teaching and research teams in charge of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

  • To promote the quality,innovation and social commitment of higher education institutions in the area of management, through debate, the dissemination of policies,training, courses, consultancy and knowledge management, with the aim of fostering excellence.

  • To strengthen higher education institutions, in particular in the developing countries.

  • To support organizations promoting regional and international cooperation among universities in the fields of education, science and culture.

Host Institution

Technical University of Catalonia Website

Website of the UNESCO Chair


- Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI) Website
- Conferencia de Rectores de las Universidades Españolas (CRUE). Website
- Centro Interuniversitario de Desarrollo (CINDA), ((Santiago de Chile, Chile) Website
- Fundación Politécnica de Cataluña (Barcelona, Spain)) Website
- Fundación Rafael del Pino (Madrid, Spain) Website
- Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Madrid, Spain) Website
- Instituto Politècnico de Leiria (Leiria, Portugal) Website
- Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Lima, Perú) Website
- Foro Ciudades para la Vida (Perú) Website
- Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego (Trujillo, Perú) Website
- Centro Interdisciplinario de Tecnología, Innovación y Educación para la Sostenibilidad de la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (Barcelona, Spain) Website
- Biblioteca de Cataluña (Barcelona, Spain) Website
- Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG), (France) Website
- Turkmen State University (TSU) (Turkmenistan)
- Turkmen Ministry of Education, (Turkmenistan)
- Turkmen Institute of National Economy (TINE), (Turkmenistan)
- Turkmen Institute of Transport and Communication (TITC), (Turkmenistan)
- Ural State Technical University (USTU), (Ekaterimburg, Russia).
- Perm State Technical University (PSTU), (Perm, Rusia)
- South Ural State University (Chelyabinsk, Rusia)
- Gestión de Fondo para la Formación (AGEFOS-PME), (France) Website
- Consiliul National al Intreprinderilor Private Mici si Mijlocii din Rumania (CNIPMMR), (Rumania) Website
- University of Greenwich, (UK) Website
- Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), (France) Website
- Istituto per lo Sviluppo de la Formazione dei Lavoratori (ISFOL), (Italy) Website
- Comenius University (CUS), Bratislava (Slovakia) Website
- Malta Employment & Training Corporation, (Malta) Website
- Hungarian National Observatory (Hungary) Website
- European Institute for E-learning (EIfEL), (France) Website
- European Distance and E-learning Network (EDEN), (Hungary) Website
- Trinity College Dublin-University (TCD), (Irland) Website
- Samarkand State University (SamSU) (Uzbekistan) Website

UNESCO Sector / Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network


Documents Progress Report 2005-2006 (short version)
Activities of the UNESCO Chair in Higher Education Management, Polytechnic University of Catalonia. (Available in Spanish only)

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