Intercultural Studies

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  • Phone: +3493 5421631 (office) +34 -93 5422416 (fax)
  • Address: Plaza de la Mercé 10-12, Barcelona, Spain

Established in 2001 at the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona (Spain).

Intercultural Studies.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of intercultural studies.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level internationally recognized researchers and the teaching staff of the University, and other institutions in the Mediterranean countries.
  • To increase the awareness of the university community and the civil society (through the NGOs) on the consequences of the current migratory processes on ethnic identities.
  • The Chair, through its interdisciplinary approach, will diffuse knowledge in the fields of genetics of populations, anthropology, history and philosophy.
  • Through the initiatives, it will particularly stress the decisive role of education in resolution of conflicts generated by the meeting of cultures.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network


Prof. FranciscoFernández Buey, University Pompeu Fabra