Cátedra UNESCO de Pensamiento Universitario Latinoamericano

Cátedra UNESCO de Pensamiento Universitario Latinoamericano
UNESCO Chair in HE
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
UNESCO Chair in Academic Thinking in Latin America
Parent Institution's name (english translation): 
University of Venezuela
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
Universidad de Venezuela


Institutional postal address: 
Av. Neverí, Edificio Fundavac. Colinas de Bello Monte Caracas Apartado Postal 47604 Venezuela
Latin America and Caribbean
Institutional phone: 
+58 212 7531090 - 3475 - 3862

Mission / Vision

Promover un sistema integrado de documentación, formación, investigación e información sobre Pensamiento Académico en América Latina.


The specific objectives are:

  • create a space for debate and production of knowledge in the domain of ideas, concepts and theories concerning academic thinking in Latin America from the past to the present;
  • develop a project with the participation of 20 Latin American countries about the theme proposed;
  • have a collective publication at the end of the project and thus contribute to the debate on this issue.

Main activities

Research, documentation, information and training.


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government