Published on June 7, 2021 Updated on June 22, 2021

UNESCO Chair

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) assigned  the UNESCO Chair jointly to the University of Cergy-Pontoise (ACP) and the Francophone University Agency (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie - AUF) for a project called "The French-Speaking World and the Knowledge Revolution: Education and Knowledge in the Age of Global Digital Networks".

The UNESCO Chair is made up of an international French-speaking team of guest researchers and UCP researchers.

The main missions of the UNESCO Chair are a doctoral program, a MOOC program with open access courses, an accreditation to conduct research (HDR) program and, lastly, submitting applications to tenders.

Presentation of the UNESCO Chair

Guest UNESCO Chair researchers

Said BERROUK
University of Patras, Greece
UNESCO Chair guest

Christian DEPOVER
University of Mons Hainaut, Belgium
UNESCO Chair guest

Pierre FONKOUA
University of Yaoundé, Cameroon
UNESCO Chair guest


Thierry KARSENTI
University of Montréal, Canada
UNESCO Chair guest


Vassilis KOMIS
University of Patras, Greece
UNESCO Chair guest