You are viewing an archived web page, collected at the request of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) using Archive-It. This page was captured on 12:12:59 Dec 21, 2015, and is part of the UNESCO collection. The information on this web page may be out of date. See All versions of this archived page.
Loading media information hide
UNESCO.ORG The OrganizationEducationNatural SciencesSocial SciencesCultureCommunication & Information
UNESCO > Education > Higher Education > International University Cooperation

Academics Across Borders

University Twinning and Networking/UNITWIN

University Community and Education for All (EFA)
Brain Drain/Gain
 UNESCO Chairs and
 UNITWIN Networks
Access by Domain

- Education
- Natural Sciences
- Social & Human Sciences
- Culture
- Communication & Information
- Special Focus

Access by Region/Country

UNESCO Forum on Higher Education, Research and Knowledge

The Global Forum on International Quality Assurance and Accreditation

UNESCO/NGO Collective Consultation on Higher Education


  Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue

Community of UNESCO Chairs for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue for mutual understanding Website


UNESCO Chair in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations (683), established in 2005 at the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Monash University, Clayton (Australia)

UNESCO Chair in Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue for South-East Europe, (775), established in 2007 at The Karl-Franzens University, Graz (Austria)

UNESCO Chair on indigenous peoples in Latin America (415), established in 1999 at the University Andina Simón Bolívar (Ecuador)

UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Relations and Learning (443), established in 1999 at the University of La Réunion,(France)

UNESCO Chair in Cultural and Religious Itineraries (466), established in 1999 at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Centre d’études des religions du Livre (UMR 8584) (France)

Chaire UNESCO "Mémoire, Cultures et Interculturalité" (791), établie en 2007 à Université Catholique de Lyon (France)

UNESCO Chair / Network of mutual knowledge of the religions of the Book, the spiritual traditions and the specific cultures (296), established in 1999 at the Institute of knowledge of the religions of the Book (France)

UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Dialogue (722), established in 2006 at Ivane Javakhishvili State University, Tbilisi (Georgia)

UNESCO Chair / Network in contemporary history of the Balkans (321), established in 1996 at the Ionian University, Corfu (Greece)

UNESCO Chair in Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue Studies (530), established in 2000 at the University of Haifa, (Israel)

UNESCO Chair in Interfaith Studies(463), established in 1999 at Elijah School for the Study of the Wisdom of the World Religions, (Israel)

UNESCO Chair in Sciences and Spirituality (667), established in 2004 at the Institute For Oriental Studies, Almaty (Kazakhstan)

UNESCO Chair for the Study of Culture and Religion (464), established in 1999 at the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University (Kyrgyzstan)

UNESCO Chair in Comparative Religious Studies, mediation and dialogue(592), established in 2002 at Saint-Joseph University, (Lebanon)

UNESCO Chair in Inter-Religious Understanding and Relations in New Zealand and the Pacific (866), established in 2010 at the Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand)

Department-UNESCO Chair in intercultural and inter-religious exchanges (462), established in 1999 at the University of Bucharest (Romania)

UNITWIN Network on Pedagogical Education: the Multicultural Dialogue Cooperation Programme (720), established in 2006 at Herzen Pedagogical State University of Russia, St Petersburg (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue (521), established in 2000 at the Russian Institute for Cultural Research (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in "Philosophy in the Dialogue of Cultures" (810), established in 2008 at the Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair on interculturality and human rights (793), established in 2007 at the Universidad Internacional de Andalucia, Sevilla (Spain)

UNESCO Chair / Network on Afro-Iberoamerican Studies (214), established in 1994 at the University of Alcalá de Henares (Spain)

UNESCO Chair of Intercultural Studies (546), established in 2001 at the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Dialogue in the Mediterranean (715), established in 2006 at the University of Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in "Intercultural Dialogue In The Modern World" (663), established in 2004 at The Russian-Tajik (Slavonic) University, Dushanbe (Tajikistan)

UNESCO Chair on comparative studies of religions (468), established in 1998 at the University of Tunis I (Tunisia)

UNESCO Chair on "Spiritual and Cultural Values through Education" (843), established in 2009 at the Volodmyr Dahl East-Ukrainian National University (Ukraine)

UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Studies and Teacher Education (517), established in 2000 at the University of London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

UNESCO Chair in Interfaith Studies (542), established in 1999 at the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

UNITWIN Network on Inter-Religious Dialogue for Intercultural understanding (740), established in 2006

UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peace, (774), established in 2007 at the University of Oregon (United States of America)

UNESCO Chair in the Comparative Study of World Religions (579), established in 1999 at Tashkent Islamic University (Uzbekistan)


UNESCO & International University Cooperation
Who's who?
Launching of the Academics Across Borders Initiative (AAB)
World Forum of UNESCO Chairs
UNESCO Chairs & UNITWIN Networks in Higher Education

UNITWIN Guidelines and Procedures
News Archive

© UNESCO 2005