Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair in the learning society and human sustainable development (675), established in 2004 at the Astrakhan State University (Russian Federation).


Social and Human Sciences, history, demography, ethnography, cultural studies.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research , training, information and documentation in the field of social and human sciences, history, demography, ethnography and  cultural studies.
  • 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 the Russian Federation and Central Asian sub-region.

Host Institution

  • Astrakhan State University

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences; UNESCO Office in Moscow.



Prof. Alexander P. Lunjov, Astrakhan State University (ASU)
UNESCO Chairholder, Chancellor of Astrakhan State University
E-Mail address - unesco(at)
Work Phone - (7-8512)25-17-09
Fax - (7-8512)25-17-09/(7-8512)61-08-88
Street - 20a Tatishchev str.
City - Astrakhan
Postal Code - 414056
Country - Russian Federation