UNESCO Chair in Public Freedoms and Civic Values (1002), established in 2012 at the University Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)


Public freedoms and civic values.


The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • become a pole of research and teaching, discussion forum and way of transmitting knowledge and ideas, based on public freedoms and civic values;
  • foster the training of graduate and postgraduate students, of teachers from primary to higher education and researchers on secularity, public freedoms and civic values;
  • develop research from the perspective of civic values, in order to contribute to a Culture of Peace, and provide support and recommendations to the public and private sectors as well as to national and international institutions;
  • establish a global network of higher education institutions in the field of public freedoms and civic values.

Host Institution

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences


Contact: Prof. Alicia Cebada Romero, UNESCO Chairholder

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Calle Madrid 126

28903 Getafe, Madrid


E-mail: alicia.cebada(at)

Phone: + 34 660851850