UNESCO Chair in Entrepreneurship (908), established in 2010 at the University of Tehran (Islamic Republic of Iran).




The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • Plan and develop academic, and research programs, as well as capacity building activities in the fields of entrepreneurship as an interdisciplinary subject;
  • Provide e-learning and distance education modules
  • Develop curricula and materials tailored to the local conditions of regional countries;
  • Publish an international journal of entrepreneurship, support the publication of other entrepreneurship periodicals, and develop promotional activities;
  • Reinforce networking and create liaison between universities and industry, as well as organize scientific and specialized conferences and symposia on entrepreneurship-related topics tat will develop inert-university relationships and contribute to a common understanding between universities and industry. 

Host Institution

The University of Tehran (Iran)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Office in Tehran


Prof. Moghimi Seyed Mohammad, UNESCO Chairholder

University of Tehran

16th Street, North Kargar Avenue


E-mail: moghimi(at)

Phone: +98-21-6640-5046/6111-2855

Fax: +98-21-6640-4848