UNITWIN Application and Forms

The programme is open to universities and other institutions of higher education and research that are recognized as bona fide institutions by the competent national authorities in the respective country and accepted by UNESCO; NGOs working in the field of higher education and research; other academic associations; inter-university and other academic networks that wish to establish a link between their own activities and the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme; national, regional and international public or private institutions and agencies that currently have or intend to develop cooperative links and arrangements with UNESCO in the field of higher education.

Proposals for a UNESCO Chair or UNITWIN Network should be submitted to UNESCO by an institution eligible to participate in the programme.

UNESCO Chairs or UNITWIN Networks may only be established at:

- universities;

- other institutions of higher learning;

- research institutions in higher education.

 The applications for the establishment of new UNESCO Chairs must be received by 30 April of each year. Please note that applications received after the April 30 deadline will be considered in the group for the following year.