UNESCO Chair in comparative higher education (284), established in 1997 at the Central University of Venezuela (Venezuela).


Higher Education.


To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of higher education in Latin America.

Host Institution

  • Central University of Venezuela. Website


  • CENDES (Centro de Estudios del Desarrollo), Universidad Central de Venezuela (Venezuela). Website
  • Fundation Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho (Venezuela). Website
  • COLUMBUS Project of the CRE. Website
  • Members of the regional network of UNESCO Chairs in higher education (RESALC) coordinated by the IESALC. Website

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, IESALC; UNESCO Office in Quito.


Prof. Roberto Ruiz, Consejo de Desarrollo Científico y Humanístico - CDCH, Universidad Central de Venezuela - UCV
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address - rruiz(at)
Work Phone - 58 2 242 14 16
Fax - 58 2 241 37 77
Street - Ciudad Universitaria
City - Caracas
Country - Venezuela