Germany

UNESCO Chair in Cultural Policy for the Arts in Development (978), established in 2012 at the University of Hildesheim (Germany)

Fields/Disciplines

Comparative cultural policy research.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • carry out research to broaden knowledge on the existing nexus of cultural policy, the arts and development processes;
  • contribute to capacity-building efforts through the development of a postgraduate programme, as well as the organization of summer schools programmes and, possibly, scholarships; and,
  • foster international partnerships and other collaborations; and,
  • facilitate the exchange of information on cultural governance initiatives, in particular in relation to cultural policy and development cooperation, among experts, decision and policy-makers, relevant NGOs and civil society organizations.

Host Institution

The University of Hildesheim (Germany)

UNESCO Chair's website

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture

Contact: Prof. Dr Wolfgang Schneider, UNESCO Chairholder

Marienburger Platz 22

31141 Hildesheim

Germany

Phone: +49 (0)5121/883-622

E-mail: gad(at)uni-hildesheim.de

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