UNESCO Chair in Environmental Biology (379), established in 1998 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, (Hungary).


Environmental biology; Molecular and cell biology.


  • To promote high-quality education, co-operative research, advanced training and exchange of information in environmental biology, with special emphasis on molecular and cell biology.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and the local scientific community.

Host Institution

Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Szeged


  • Inter-university networks supported by UNESCO, especially in Member States from Central and Eastern Europe.

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences.


Prof. Kornél Kovács, Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address: kornel(at)

Work Phone - 36 62 599 769

Fax -36 62 433 188 / 36 62 432 576

Street - Temesvari krt.62
City - Szeged
Postal Code - H 6726
Country - Hungary