The UNITWIN/UNESCO chair programme was set up in 1992 in order to solidify UNESCO’s interests at institutions of further education. It promotes university research, education and development by creating university networks and promoting cross-university and cross-border cooperation. Today, more than 850 institutions in 117 states are part of the programme. In Austria, there are currently eleven UNESCO chairs:
The list of UNESCO Chairs in Austria is currently being revised and will be accessible again soon.