UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (794), established in 2008 at the Department of European Studies of the Eötvös Lorand University, Budapest (Hungary).


Human Rights.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of human rights .
  • 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 Hungary.

 The objective of its activities shall be:

  • To contribute to the professional education of social scientists in the field of human rights
  • Increasing awareness of human rights problems in the general public.

Host institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. Dr Gábor Halmai, Eötvös Lorand University, Department of European Studies, Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science, School of Law and Economics
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address - halmaigabor(at)
Work Phone - (36-1) 200-5018
Fax - (36-1) 200-5018
Street - Egyetem tér.
City - Budapest
Postal Code - H-1053
Country - Hungary