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UNESCO Chairs in Social and Human Sciences


 
Below a list of established UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks (marked in bold)in the field of Social and Human Sciences .
 

 


UNESCO Chair for teaching, research and human rights education, democracy and peace (1) established in 1995 at the University of Oran-Es Senia (Algeria)

UNESCO Mobile Chair Edgar Morin in Complex Thought (424), established in 1999 at USAL - Universidad del Salvador (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair in current social issues (698), established in 2005 at the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (3), established in 1994 at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (790), established in 2007 at the Universidad Nacional del Comahue, Neuquén (Argentina)

UNESCO Interdisciplinary Chair / Network for Sustainable Development (6), established in 1995 at FLACAM - Foro Latinoamericano de Ciencias Ambientales (Argentina)

UNESCO-UNU Chair in Cultural Rights (5), established in 1994 at Palermo University (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair of Ethics and Politics (356), established in 1998 at El Honorable Senado de la Nación (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair / Network of training in human crisis management (11), established in 1997 at the Catholic University of Cuyo (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair of Philosophy (570), established in 2001 at the National University of Comahue and at the Gino Germani Institute of Buenos Aires University (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair in International Business Management and Administration (4), established in 1993 at Palermo University in the framework of the Santander Group (Argentina)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Democracy (597), established in 2001, at Yerevan State Institute of Foreign Languages (Armenia)

UNESCO Chair in Transnational Diasporas and Reconciliation Studies (809), established in 2008 at the University of South Australia (Australia)

UNESCO Chair in sustainable urban development for Asia and the Pacific (817), established in 2008 at the University of Newcastle (Australia)

UNESCO Chair on Peace, Human Rights and Democracy (16),established in 1996 at the European University Centre for Peace Studies (Austria)

UNESCO Chair in Peace Studies (807), established in 2008 at the University of Innsbruck (Austria)

UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy and Peace (17), established in 1997 at the Academy of Public Administration (Azerbaijan)

UNESCO Chair for Human Rights and Democracy (20), established in 1994 at the Belarusian State University (Belarus)

UNESCO Chair in Culture of Peace and Democracy (22), established in 1997 at the National Institute of Higher Education of the Republic of Belarus (Belarus)

UNITWIN-PRELUDE Network of scientific and participative co-expertise for sustainable development and UNESCO-PRELUDE Chair on sustainable development(589), established in 2001, at the FUNDP - Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (Belgium)

UNESCO Chair in Building Sustainable Peace(770), established in 2007 at The Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium)

UNESCO Chair in Human rights and Democracy (25), established in 1995 at the Abomey-Calavi University (Benin)

UNESCO Chair in territorial development and education for the Countryside (853), established in 2009 at the Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (UNESP) (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (697), established in 2005 at the University of Brasilia (Brazil)

UNESCO-UNU Chair / Network on Global Economics and Sustainable Development (42), established in 1996 at Colegio do Brasil (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair "City and Environment" (31) established in 1993 at ORDECC, Colegio Do Brasil (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development (33), established at the Institute of Psychology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development (39), established at the Federal University of Paraná (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair on Education for Peace, Human Rights, Democracy and Tolerance (40), established in 1996 at the University of São Paulo (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair in Education and Human Development (640), established in 2004 at the Institute Ayrton Senna (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair in Labour and Social Solidarity (584), established in 2002 at UNISINOS - Universidade Do Vale Do Rio Dos Sinos (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair on Emerging Social Challenges (824), established in 2008 at the Higher Education Institute of Brasilia (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair in studies of economic and social transformations linked with the international drug problem (686), established in 2005 at the Rio de Janeiro State University (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair in Culture of Peace and Human Rights (45), established in 1998 at Bourgas Free University (Bulgaria)

UNESCO Chair in Education for Peace and conflicts resolution (52), established in 1999 at the National University of Burundi (Burundi)

UNESCO Chair in Studies of philosophic foundations of justice and democratic society (400), established in 1999 at University of Québec in Montréal (Canada)

UNESCO Chair on landscape and environment (622), established in 2003 at the University of Montréal (Canada)

UNESCO Chair / Network on sustainable development (56), established in 1992 at the Laval University (Canada)

UNESCO Chair in Gender Studies (601), established in 2003 at the University of Chile (Chile)

UNESCO Chair « To tackle violence: a transdisciplinary challenge » (603), established in 2003 at the University of Chile (Chile)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (602), established in 2003 at the University - Academy of Christian Humanism (Chile)

UNESCO Chair of Philosophy (59), established in 1996 at the University of Chile (Chile)

UNESCO Chair in Public Policies (60), established in 1996 at the University of Chile (Chile)

UNESCO Chair on University-Industry Partnership for National Development (63), established in 1994 at Beijing National Institute of Educational Research (China)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Violence, Public Policies and Governance (695), established in 2005 at the Universidad Externado de Colombia (Colombia)

UNESCO Chair for Democracy and Human Rights (70), established in 1994 at Luis Carlos Galán Institute for Development of Democracy (Colombia)

UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment (864), established in 2009 at the University of Cyprus (Cyprus)

UNESCO Chair in Culture of Peace, Conflict Resolution, Human Rights, Democracy and Good Governance (541), established in 2000 at the University of Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

UNESCO Chair for peace, human rights and democracy (383), established in 1998 at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)

UNITWIN Network on Forced Migration Studies (253), established in 1996 at the American University in Cairo (Egypt)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (583), established in 2002 at the American University in Cairo (Egypt)

Chaire UNESCO sur l’habitat élémentaire (796) établie en 2007 à l’Université Polytechnique de Madrid, l'Ecole Technique Supérieure d’Architecture et de l’Institut Juan de Herrera (Espagne)

UNESCO Chair in Education for Human Rights and Democracy (83), established in 1994 at Addis Ababa University,(Ethiopia)

UNESCO Chair in European corporate law (88), established in 1997 at the University of Poitiers, (France)

UNESCO Chair R I I F A D E L / International Network in engineering of training applied to local Development / Human Resources - Executive Training (89), established in 1998 at the University of Toulouse 1 (France)

UNESCO Chair of philosophy (86), established in 1996 at Paris VIII University (France)

UNESCO Chair in training of sustainable development professionals (585), established in 2001 at Université Michel de Montaigne – Bordeaux 3 (France)

UNESCO Chair "Urban policies and citizenship " (767), established in 2007 at l’École Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’État, Lyon (France). Available in French.

Mobile UNESCO Chair in development and regional development of territories (84), established in 1994 at the University of Toulouse III (France)

UNESCO Chair "Human Rights, Ethics and Society: globalization of knowledge and distance education" (688), established in 2005 at the University of Nantes (France)

UNESCO Chair in social development and democracy (657), established in 2004 at University of Omar Bongo, Libreville (Gabon)

UNESCO Chair on Culture of Peace and Democracy (93), established in 1997 at Tbilisi Orbeliani State Pedagogical University, (Georgia)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights Education (531), established in 2001 at Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, (Germany)

UNESCO Chair in Higher Education for Sustainable Development (687), established in 2005 at the University of Lueneburg (Germany)

UNESCO Chair on Education for Human Rights and Peace (99), established in 1997 at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUT), School of Psychology, (Greece)



UNESCO Chair in Good Governance (437), established in 1999 at Gamal Abdel Nasser University of Conakry (UGANC), (Guinea)

UNESCO Chair for Minority Studies (103), established in 1997 at Eötvös Lórand University (ELTE), (Hungary)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (794), established in 2008 at the Department of European Studies of the Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest (Hungary)

UNESCO Chair in Peace, Human Rights and Democracy (106), established in 1998 at Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research, (India)

UNESCO Chair for the Promotion of the Culture of Peace and Non-Violence (520), established in 1999 at Manipal Academy of Higher Education, (India)

UNESCO Chair in human rights, peace and democracy studies (442), established in 2001 at the Shahid Beheshti University (Islamic Republic of Iran)

UNESCO Chair in Education for Human Values, Tolerance and Peace (567), established in 2000 at Bar-Ilan University, (Israel)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics and Human Rights (848), established in 2009 at the The Ateneo Pontificio Regina Apostolorum and Università Europea di Roma (Italy)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Democracy and Peace (450), established in 1999 at Padova University (Italy)

UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Ethics of international Cooperation (625), established in 2003 at the University of Bergamo (Italy)

UNESCO Chair in Urban and Regional Planning for Sustainable Local Development (815), established in 2008 at the Università degli Studi di Ferrara (Italy)

UNESCO Chair in Social and Spatial Inclusion of International Migrants: Urban Policies and Practice (816), established in 2008 at the Università Iuav di Venezia (Italy)

UNESCO Chair in Population, Migrations and Development (831), established in 2008 at the Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)

UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Democracy (120), established in 1994 at Al-Bayt University (Jordan)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (126), established in 1998 at Egerton University (Kenya)

UNESCO Chair in the Social Sustainability of Historical Districts (829), established in 2008 at the Yonsei University (Republic of Korea)

UNESCO Chair on Gender Policy and Human Rights (418), established in 1997 at Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University (Kyrgyzstan)

UNESCO Chair in Democracy in Multi-Ethnic and Multicultural Society (606), established in 2001 at the Academy of Management (Kyrgyzstan)

UNESCO Chair for the Promotion of Culture of peace and Human Rights (511), established in 2000 at the University of Mali (Mali)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethic and Clinical Medicine (779), established in 2007 at Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, México D.F.(Mexico)

UNESCO Chair in studies of economic and social transformations linked with the international drug problem (596), established in 2002 at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Mexico)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (140), established in 1997 at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, (Mexico)

UNESCO Chair in Habitat and socially sustainable development (344), established in 1998 at the ITESO - Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (Mexico)

UNESCO/DAISAN KIKAKU Chair in Small and Medium Size Enterprises of Japan (661), established in 2004 at the National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbattar (Mongolia)

UNESCO Chair on Women’s rights (591), established in 1999 at Mohamed V Souissi University (Morocco)

UNESCO Chair for Teaching, Training, and Research in the field of Human Rights (146), established in 1996 at Mohammed V University (Morocco)

UNESCO Chair « Child, Family and Society » (626), established in 2003 at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah University of Fès (Morocco)

UNESCO Chair : « Migrations and Human Rights » (548), established in 2001 at Hasan II University (Morocco)

UNESCO Chair in Culture of Peace (384), established in 1999 at Mohammed 1st University (Morocco)

UNESCO-UTRECHT Chair on Democracy and Human Rights (155), established in 1994 at the University of Namibia within the framework of the UTRECHT/UNITWIN Network for Southern Africa (Namibia)

UNESCO Chair in Education for Peace, Human Rights and Democracy (565), established in 2001 at Utrecht University (Netherlands)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Peace (761), established in 2007 at The University of Maastricht (Netherlands)

UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy and Peace (162), established in 1997 at An Najah National University (Palestinian Authority)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics : "Biojurídica y Bioética" (487), established in 1999 at the University Feminina del Sagrado Corazón, Lima (Peru) with La Sociedad Española de Biojurídica y Bioética, Madrid (Spain)

UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Peace (167), established in 1993 at Nicholas Copernicus University (Poland)

UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development (168), established in 1994 at the European institute for local and regional development, University of Warsaw (Poland)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (850), established in 2009 at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Portugal)

UNESCO Chair in Philosophy (129), established in 1997 at Seoul National University (Republic of Korea)

UNESCO Chair for training and research applied to business development in countries in economic transition (176), established in 1995 at the Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest (Romania)

UNESCO Chair in Prospective Studies (178), established in 1996 at Babes-Bolyai University (Romania)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Democracy (180), established in 1998 at the University of the North Baia Mare (Romania)

UNESCO Chair in Southeast European Studies(181) established in 1998 at the Academy of Arts of Bucharest (Romania)

UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development, Environmental Sciences and Social Problems (187), established in 1997 at Novosibirsk State University (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair on Culture of Peace and Democracy (190), established in 1997 at the Russian State University for the Humanities (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair for the Development of Psychological, Educational and Social Support for Children and Youth "at Risk" (195), established in 1998 at Tver State University (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair for Human Rights and Democracy (303), established in 1994 at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in Social Sciences (304), established in 1993 at the Institute of Social and Political Research, Russian Academy of Sciences (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 in Training and Re-training of specialists in the field of municipal management (711), established in 2006 at The Moscow City Government University of Management (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair on Training and Retraining of Specialists under Market Economy Conditions (354), established in 1998 at the Academy of Management «TISBI», Tatarstan Institute for the Promotion of Business (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in Education in a Multinational and Multi-Confessional Society (621), established in 2003 at the Bashkir State University (Russian Federation)

Available in French.

Chaire UNESCO « La fonction publique et la gestion des processus sociaux et économiques » (750) établie en 2006 à l’Académie de la fonction publique de Russie auprès du Président de la Fédération de Russie, Moscou (Fédération de Russie)


UNESCO Chair in Environmental Ethics (752), established in 2006 at the East-Siberian State Technical University of Technology, Ulan-Ude (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in the learning society and human sustainable development (675), established in 2004 at the Astrakhan State University (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Peace, Tolerance and International Understanding (385), established in 1999 at Ural A. M. Gorky State University (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Dialogue and Social Studies (182), established in 1996 at Moscow State Linguistic University (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in Education for a Culture of Peace and Human Rights (386), established in 1999 at the Kabardino-Balkarian State University (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in Humanization of Training of Military Specialists and Problems of Conversion (186), established in 1997 at Joukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy (Russian Federation)

UNESCO Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies and Research (798), established in 2008 at the University of Novi Sad (Serbia)

UNESCO Chair for Human Rights Education (207), established in 1992 at Comenius University (Slovakia)

UNESCO "Oliver Tambo" Chair of Human Rights (211), established in 1996 at the University of Fort Hare (South Africa)

UNESCO Chair in democratic citizenship and cultural freedom (785), established in 2007 at the Universidad de La Rioja, Logroño (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Policies on Gender and Equal Rights between Women and Men (863), established in 2009 at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Environment and Sustainable Development (216), established in 1996 at the University of Barcelona (Spain)

UNESCO International Chair / Network for a Sustainable Human Development (391), established in 1998 at the University of Girona (Spain)

UNESCO Chair of Philosophy for Peace (477), established in 1999 at Jaume I University (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Peace and Human Rights (217), established in 1996 at the Autonomous University of Barcelona(Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development (221), established in 1991 at the University of Granada (Spain)

UNESCO Chair of training in techniques of business administration and organization. The case of Cuba (223), established in 1995 at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in conflicts resolution (717), established in 2006 at the University of Cordoba (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in sustainable development (345), established in 1994 at the CEXECI - Centro Extremeño de Estudios y Cooperación con Iberoamérica, University of Extremadura, Caceres (Spain)

UNESCO Chair on Migrations (226), established in 1993 at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Planning, New Technologies and Sustainable Development (228), established in 1993 at the University of La Laguna within the framework of the ISA network (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Visual Health and Development (573), established in 2002 at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain)

UNESCO Chair on promotion of sociology of work (630), established in 2003 at the Sagardoy Foundation, Madrid (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in State Organization in the fields of Socio-politics, Economics and Work (229), established in 1993 at the University of Salamanca (In the Process of Closure) (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Political Science and Comparative Administrative Study (637), established in 2003 at the International Institute of Political Science, University of San Pablo CEU, Madrid (Spain)

UNESCO Chair of Development Studies (233), established in 1994 at the University of Valencia (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Intermediate Cities: Urbanization and Development (823), established in 2008 at the University of Lleida (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Tourist planning and Sustainable Development (236), established in 1991 at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria within the framework of the ISA Network,(Spain)

UNESCO Chair on Sustainability (238), established in 1996 at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (760), established in 2007 at the University of Barcelona (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Environmental Education (239), established in 1996 at the UNED- Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Citizenship, Coexistence and Pluralism (825), established in 2008 at the Universidad Pública de Navarra (Spain)

UNESCO Chair on National Minorities, Nationalisms and Transnational Cultures (242), established in 1997 at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)

UNESCO Chair for the study of the housing problem in Latin America : urban heritage, restoration and habitat (244), established in 1997 at the University of Valladolid (Spain)

UNITWIN – The “Wise Coastal Practices For Sustainable Human Development, Europe Region” (WICOP-EUROPE) Network (588), established in 2002 at the University of Cádiz (Spain)

UNESCO Chair on Peace (738), established in 2006 at The University of Juba, Amarat (Sudan)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Democracy (373), established in 1998 at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

UNESCO Chair in Peace and Conflict Studies (833), established in 2008 at Prince of Songkla University (Thailand)

UNESCO Chair in Philosophy (259), established in 1997 at the University of Tunis I, (Tunisia)

UNESCO Chair in Women Status Studies (262), established in 1999 at the Centre for Research, Documentation and Information on Women (Tunisia)

UNESCO Chair in Philosophy and Human Rights (841), established in 2009 at Malpete University, Istanbul (Turkey)

UNESCO Chair on philosophy of human communication (271), established in 1996 at the Kharkiv State Technical University of Agriculture (Ukraine)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Peace and Democracy, Tolerance and International Understanding (272), established in 1998 at the National University of Kiev-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine)

UNESCO Chair in International Development (858), established in 2009 at the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

UNESCO Chair in African Peace and Conflict Studies (818), established in 2008 at the University of Bradford (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (595), established in 2002 at Florida Atlantic University (United States of America)

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (700), established in 2005 at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington D.C.(United States of America)

UNESCO Chair on Growing up in cities (702), established in 2005 at the Cornell University, New York (United States of America)

UNESCO Chair in Comparative Human Rights (544), established in 2001 at the University of Connecticut (United States of America)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (581), established in 2002 at The University of the Republic (Uruguay)

UNESCO Chair in Knowledge Economy (735), established in 2006 at the Westminster International University of Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Peace, Democracy, Tolerance and International Understanding (361), established in 1998 at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (Uzbekistan)

UNESCO Chair on philosophy (281), established in 1996 at the Simon Bolivar University (Venezuela)

Herbert Chitepo UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Governance (382), established in 1998 at the University of Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)


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