UNESCO Chair in Informatics for the Humanities (133), established in 1994 at the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics within the framework of ORBICOM (Lithuania).




  • To promote advanced training and applications in the field of informatics for the humanities.
  • To explore new possibilities for the use of informatics in research in the humanities.
  • To disseminate information on educational, research methods and informatics tools for humanities on a sub-regional level in the Baltic countries.

Host Institution



  • Centre for Social Studies, Vilnius University;
  • Open Society Fund;
  • Vilnius Minties Gymnasia Erfurto 23, 2049 Vilnius;
  • Public Company Visoriai Information Technologies Park;
  • Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.


  • Videostudio of Rezekne Higher School;
  • Kolonasata museum of Fr. Trasuns.

Czech Republic

  • Cross Czech;
  • Okresni Muzeum v Klatovech;
  • Zakladni skola v Chanovicich;
  • National Library of the Czech Republic, Prague;
  • Zakladni skola v Chanovicich Chanovice, Horazdovice.


  • Institute for Advanced Management Systems Research IAMSR/Abo Akademy University.


  • Zentrum für Graphische Datenverarbeitung;
  • Friderico Francisceum Gymnasium Bad Doberan;
  • Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur angewandten Forschung;
  • Graphical data processing centre, Rostock.


  • iTEL, Informatics & Telematics Ltd/ R&D Unit, Athens;
  • Cultural and Educational Technology Institute (CETI), Xanthi;
  • Business Systems International SA, Athens.

The Netherlands

  • Institute for Environment & Nature Education Groene Poolster


  • CiberEspacio;
  • Digital Heritage Museum;
  • Colegio Nosa Sra do Faro;
  • Narcea Producciones Multimedia S.L, Madrid.

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Communication and Information.



Prof.Dr. Laimutis Telksnys, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics
UNESCO Chairholder,
E-Mail address - telksnys(at)
Work Phone - 370 2 610 460
Fax - 370 2 619 905
Street - A. Goštauto 12
City - Vilnius
Postal Code - LT 01108
Country - Lithuania