United States of America

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights (595), established in 2002 at Florida Atlantic University (United States of America). 


Human Rights.


  • To promote an integrated system of education, information, documentation and research in the field of human rights.
  • To serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in the United States of America and other countries of the region.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Dr. Max Kirsch, Florida Atlantic University
Director of Comparative Studies Programme
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - +(1 561) 297 2874
Fax - +(1 561) 297 2058 / +(1 561) 297 2100
- 777 Glades Road, P.O. Box 3091
City - Boca Raton
Postal Code
- FL 33 431
Country - U.S.A.