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  UNESCO Chair in Languages and Education (572), established in 2002 at the Institute of Catalan Studies (Spain)

Fields / Disciplines

Languages and Education

  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of languages and education.

  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level internationally recognized researchers and the teaching staff of the Institute and other higher education institutions, mainly in Spain.

Host Institution

Institute of Catalan Studies.

UNESCO Chair Website


- Generalitat de Catalunya (DURSI), Barcelona (Spain) Website
- UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet) Website
- GELA (Grup d’Estudis de Llengües Amenaçades), Universitat de Barcelona (Spain) Website
- Organização dos professores sateré-mawé do Andirá e Waikurapá (OPISMA) (Brazil)
- Organização dos professores sateré-mawé do Marau, Manjurú e Urupadi (WOMUPE) (Brazil)
- Associação Comunidade Wotchimaüƒwcü – Comunidade Tikuna de Manaus (Brazil)
- Comunidade Tikuna de Manau (Brazil)
- Associaçâo wotchimaûcü (Brazil)
- Universidade Federal do Amazonas (Manaus, Brazil) Website
- Consorci Universitat Internacional Menéndez y Pelayo de Barcelona (Spain) Website
- ICCI – Casa América de Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain) Website
- Universitat de les Illes Balears, Palma de Mallorca (Spain) Website
- Institut für Deutsche Sprache, (Mannheim, Germany) Website

Progress Report 2007

UNESCO Sector / Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network


January 14-16, 2008 (Spain) - International meeting of experts on "Cultural Diversity and Education", by UNESCO Chair in Languages and Education, the Institute of Catalan Studies, Barcelona, (Spain)
With the goal of promoting quality education, learning content can be developed that better accounts for the challenges posed by cultural diversity, enabling school to fully assume its role as a centre of cultural teaching. >> More

Progress Report 2003 (short version )
Activities of the UNESCO Chair in Languages and Education - More

Progress Report 2002 (short version)
Activities of the UNESCO Chair in Languages and Education - More

Documents Progress Report 2006 (short version)
Activities of the UNESCO Chair in Languages and Education, Institute of Catalan Studies. (Available in Spanish only)

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