UNESCO Chair of Development Studies (233), established in 1994 at the University of Valencia (Spain).


Disciplines related to development.


To promote a programme of direct assistance for the improvement of teaching and research infrastructures through:

  • The establishment of a regional network of inter-university exchanges, especially with institutions of the Maghreb and Latin American and Caribbean countries;
  • Short-stay of visiting professors at the University;
  • Exchange of researchers linked to the joint research programmes;
  • Elaboration and dissemination of didactic materials referring to developing countries.

Host Institution

  • University of Valencia. Website
  • UNESCO Chair at the University of Valencia. Website

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.



Prof. Guillermo Palao Moreno, UNESCO Chairholder

Universitat de Valencia, Patronat Sud-Nord
E-Mail address - Catedra.unesco(at)
Work Phone - (+34) 963-828-552/963-828-670

Fax - (+34) 963 -828-552

Street - Plaza Patriarca 4, 1ª
City - València
Province/State - València
Postal Code - 46002
Country - Spain