UNESCO Chair in Human Rights Education (531), established in 2001 at Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, (Germany).


Human Rights Education.


  • To analyze the different conditions of Human Rights Education
  • To address Human Rights Education as well to the rights holders as to the duty bearers
  • To strengthen the preventive impact of Human Rights Education

Host Institution

Otto von Guerickede University of Magdeburg

Website of the UNESCO Chair


University of Luzern (Switzerland)U

niversity of La Matanza (Argentina)

Center for Postgraduate Studies / Master of Social Work/ Social Work as Human Rights Profession, Berlin (Germany)

German Institute for Human Rights (Germany)

Human Rights Office of the City of Nuremberg (Germany)

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Progress report 2009-2010 (short version)

Progress Report 2007-2008 (short version)

Activities of the UNESCO Chair in Human Rights Education.


Prof. Dr. K.- Piter Fritzsche, Faculty for Educational and Social Sciences, Institute for Political Sciences, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg
E-Mail address - kpfritzsche(at)
Work Phone - (049-391)-67-165-85
Fax - (049-391)-67-165-75
Street - Postfach 4120,Universitätsplatz 2
City - Magdeburg
Postal Code - 39106
Country - Germany