UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Democracy (180), established in 1998 at the University  of the North Baia Mare (Romania).


Disciplines related to human rights and democracy.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of human rights and democracy.
  • To facilitate regional and sub-regional collaboration between high-level internationally recognized researchers and the teaching staff of the University.
  • To foster research and to contribute to the development of a study plan concerning human rights, democracy and peace for use in the programmes of the University and other higher education institutions of Romania, by forming a national focal point for the activities in this field.

Host Institution

In collaboration with

  • Rumanian institute for human rights, Bucharest.


UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences; CEPES.



Dr Gheorghe Mihai Bârle
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair for Human Rights and Democracy

Work Phone : 40 262 21 89 22

Fax:40 262 27 61 53

Street - Str. Victor Babes nr. 62A

City - Baia Mare
Postal Code - 4800
Country - Romania