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


Religious sciences; Inter-religious and intercultural dialogue.


  • To ensure an high level education from a multidisciplinary and comparative approach of religions and their cultures so as to give a training excluding any form of syncretism or proselytism.
  • To increase the awareness on the importance of inter-religious dialogue and joint research on religious issues.
  • To  help the religions to contribute more actively to a culture and an education for peace on an international scale, to the promotion of a sustainable human development and to the learning of tolerance.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Progress report 2005-2009 (short version)

Dialogue with the Other, Scrutinizing Yourself: Education and Progress in Islam and Christianity
Programme of the Workshop organized by the UNESCO Chair on Comparative Religious Studies, September 26th and 27th, 2005, Tunisia.

Rapport d'activités 2004-2005


Prof. Mohamed Haddad, Université de Tunis, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Tunis
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in comparative studies of religions
E-Mail address - profhaddad(at)yahoo.fr
Work Phone - (216 1) 98 949 939
Fax - (216) 71 724 844
Street - 8 place aux chevaux

City - El-Gorjani, Tunis
Postal Code - 1089
Country - Tunisia