UNESCO Chair in Higher Education (461), established in 1999 at Peking University (China).


Higher education.


  • To enable a better flow of information among scholars, researchers and policy makers whose decisions shape higher education in China.
  • To stimulate and coordinate research in all aspects of higher education internationally or globally.
  • To improve the quality of higher education through the encouragement of debates, publications on issues of policy, organization, management, funding, research, the use of technology, teaching and learning in higher education institutions.
  • To define and implement policies to eliminate all gender stereotyping in higher education in China.
  • To explore better ways to promote sustainable development and world place through the system of higher education.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Prof. Xuefei Chen, Graduate School of Education, Peking University
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Higher Education
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City - Beijing
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Country - People's Republic of China