UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Peace (167), established in 1993 at Nicholas Copernicus University (Poland).


Disciplines related to human rights and peace.


  • To organize and promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of education for democracy and peace through human rights.
  • To facilitate sub regional, regional and international collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teachers and the research and teaching staff of the University.
  • To promote the progressive development of a nationwide system of permanent education for democracy and peace through human rights, including the elaboration of special educational programmes for members of such services as the army, the police, penitentiary personnel, the teaching profession, public administration, the judiciary, etc.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. Tadeusz Jasudowicz, UNESCO Chairholder

Nicholas Copernicus University of Torun
ul. Gagarina 15, 87-100 Torun, Poland

Phone: (+48) 56 611 40 35

Fax: (+48) 56 611 40 05

E-mails: kpcze(at)uni.torun.pl; tjasud(at)poczta.onet.pl; michal.balcerzak(at)aw.umk.pl