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“Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue for a Culture of Peace”

In 2005, the first ever UNESCO Chair in Cyprus was inaugurated at the University of Nicosia. The purpose of the UNESCO Chair is “the promotion of a comprehensive framework of educational activities, research, provision of information and documentation in the area of cultural, linguistic and religious diversity and the intercultural dialogue for a culture of peace, on a local, national or regional level.”

University of Nicosia

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) is the largest university in Cyprus, and the largest university in Southern Europe that teaches primarily in English, welcoming 11,500+ students from over 70 countries across the globe.

The University of Nicosia participates in a wide field of research, with local and international interest. Recognising that the research challenges of the future are multidisciplinary, with modern problems requiring solutions with a range of approaches; UNIC seeks to combine the potential of multiple disciplines and synergies with other universities and research centres.

In 2005, the first ever UNESCO Chair in Cyprus was inaugurated at the University of Nicosia – the UNESCO Chair on “Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Dialogue for a Culture of Peace.”