Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair in Sciences of Education (297), established in 1993 at Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation).


  • Educational research; Teacher training.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of sciences of education dealing in particular with teacher training in the field of the humanities.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and the research team of the University and other institutions in the region.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education; IIEP; UNESCO Moscow Office.


Progress report 2009 (short version)


Prof. Gennady A. Bordovsky, UNESCO Chairholder, President of the State Pedagogical University of Russia Alexander I. Herzen

Prof. Liudmila A. Baliasnikova, Co-Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair
E-Mail address - unesco(at)
Work Phone - +7 812 5700428/5700893
Fax - + 7 812 5700428
Street - 48, Moyka Emb.
City - Saint-Petersburg
Postal Code - 191186
Country - Russian Federation