UNESCO Chair in International Relations (836), established in 2009 at the Technical University of Dresden (Germany). 

Fields / Disciplines

International relations, cultural heritage and diversity of cultural expressions.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of international relations. 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 Germany and elsewhere in Europe and North America, and in other regions of the world.

The main objectives of this Chair are to:

  • expand research on the implementation of UNESCO conventions and normative instruments, in particular in the fields of cultural heritage and diversity of cultural expressions, including dispute settlement;
  • analyse the existing nexus of cultural heritage/cultural diversity with peace

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector / Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Prof. Dr. Dr. Sabine von Schorlemer, UNESCO Chairholder

Juristische Fakultät, Technische Universität Dresden

E-Mail address - unesco-chair(at) 

Work Phone - +49 351 463-37396

Fax - +49 351 463-37465

Street - Bergstraße 53, von-Gerber-Bau, room 320

City - Dresden

Country - Germany