UNESCO Chair on Sustainability (238), established in 1996 at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Spain).


Disciplines related to development.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities focused on the interactions between the economic, socio-political, technologic and ecologic spheres.
  • To develop, within the network of universities, an innovative plan having for objective to prepare the students for the careers and ways of life of the 21st century.
  • To promote a dialogue policy among the various stakeholders (State, local authorities, companies, trade unions, scientific community, NGOs, etc.) and to contribute to the formulation of policies of sustainable development.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. Jordi Morató Farreras, Universidad Politècnica de Cataluña (UPC)
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair on Sustainability
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Country - Spain