UNESCO Chair on philosophy (281), established in 1996 at the Simon Bolivar University (Venezuela).




  • To set up an integrated system of research, training, improvement, information and documentation activities in the field of philosophy.
  • To promote the incorporation of high-level, internationally recognized researchers within the research and teaching staff of the doctoral programme in philosophy.

Host Institution


  • Université de Paris VIII (France). Website
  • Universidad Central de Venezuela (Venezuela). Website
  • Universidad de los Andes (Venezuela). Website
  • Universidad del Zulia (Venezuela). Website
  • Universidad de Carabobo (Venezuela). Website
  • Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado (Venezuela). Website
  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela). Website

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences;  UNESCO Office in Quito.


Prof. Ernesto Mayz Vallenilla, Universidad Simón Bolivar
UNESCO Chairholder
Work Phone - 962 14 14/962 18 03/962 18 04
Fax - 962 18 01/93 91 04
- Apartado 17606, Parque Central
City - Caracas
Postal Code
- 1015 A
Country - Venezuela