UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Dialogue (722), established in 2006 at Ivane Javakhishvili State University, Tbilisi (Georgia).


Cultural Studies, comparative civilization studies.


  • To promote an integrated system of research,training, information and documentation in the fields of cultural studies, comparative civilization studies.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Georgia and the Caucasian region.

Host Institution


  • Centre for Social Sciences, Caucasian House, Black Sea University, National Friendly Associations, Tbilisi (Georgia)
  • Information Office of the Government of Abkhazia, International Centre of Dialogue among Civilizations, Teheran (Iran)
  • Department of Comparative Studies of Civilizations, Jagellonian University, Krakow (Poland)
  • UNESCO Chair on Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue, St Petersburg (Russian Federation).
  • UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Dialogue, Tbilisi State University, (Georgia)
  • UNESCO Chair in South-East European Studies, Moldova State University, (Moldavia)
  • UNESCO Chair for the Study of Intercultural and Inter religious Relations Bucharest University, Romania
  • UNESCO Chair in Sciences and Spirituality, Institute for Oriental Studies, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Caucasus Project, UNESCO

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network




Prof. Nino Chikovani, Department of History and Theory of Culture, Faculty of History, Ivane Javakhishvili State University
Professor, Project Leader
E-Mail address - tsuculturologia(at)
Work Phone - (995-32) 220050
Cellular Phone - (995-32) 899247815
Street - 1 Chavchavadze av
City - Tbilisi
Postal Code - 0128
Country - Georgia