UNESCO Chair in documentation and information sciences (131), established in 1996 at the Lebanese University, (Lebanon).


Documentation and information sciences.


  • To develop in Lebanon, and to promote in the other Arab countries, an integrated system of initial, advanced (at a postgraduate level) and continuous training activities in the field of documentation and information sciences.
  • To promote research and the publication of studies and specialized periodicals and to promote the development, in Lebanon, of infrastructures of modern documentation and information opened to the whole of the potential recipients.

Host Institution


  • International Association of information sciences schools. Website

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Communication and Information.


Prof. George Kattoura, Université libanaise, Faculté d'information et de documentation
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in documentation and information sciences
http://cms01.unesco.org/?id=Work Phone - 961 1 426 440
Fax - 961 1 395 501
- Rue du Musée, Badaro
City - Beyrouth
Country - Lebanon