Department-UNESCO Chair in Inter-cultural and Inter-religious Exchanges
Promote a better knowledge of the other by the comparative study of the various European religious and cultural groups, in particular in Eastern Europe and the Balkans; provide a postgraduate program based on a multidisciplinary approach of the cultural and religious realities of the area, taking into account the geographical, political and economic aspects; increase awareness on the necessity of having an inter-religious dialogue opened to young people, believers, laymen and the whole of civil society.
The Department-UNESCO Chair in Inter-cultural and Inter-religious Exchanges was established in 1999 at the University of Bucharest, Romania. This Department began its activity as an UNESCO Chair in 1999. It became Department in 2002.