African Studies Programs
African Studies at Penn
The African Studies Center at Penn is an interdisciplinary program that offers undergraduate students an opportunity to explore the historic and cultural diversity of sub-Saharan African peoples. The African Studies Center is a member of a consortium
that includes Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges. Students may take courses for credit at any consortiu
African Studies Center at Michigan State University
The African Studies Center at Michigan State University coordinates teaching, research, and public service programs related to Africa throughout the university. A wide variety of courses on Africa are taught in various disciplines in the humanities, s
ocial sciences, natural sciences, and professional fields.
Brussels Centre for African
The Brussels Centre for African Studies (BCAS) is an interdisciplinary
research centre. The Centre is a collaboration between scolars from two
Brussels universities, ULB and VUB.
The James S. Coleman African Studies Center at UCLA
The African Studies Center at UCLA was established in 1959 to further stimulate the growing national interest in the region and to develop outreach, academic, and research programs on Afric. In 1989, the Center was renamed to honor its founder James S
. Coleman, whose pioneering scholarship marks him as one of the architects of African Area Studies in the United States.
The Center for African Studies at Berkeley
The Center was established in 1979 as an interdisciplinary research center to support basic research and training of scholars. The Center provides opportunities for students majoring in traditionally defined fields to develop a comprehensive interdisc
iplinary program in African Studies.
African Studies Resource
Center, U. of Kansas
The African Studies Resource Center represents the African Studies
Council of more than thirty Africanists across the University of Kansas.
It is one of several area studies centers that reports to the College of
Liberal Arts & Sciences and works with the Graduate School and Office of
Department of African Languages and Cultures (DALC)
The Institute of oriental Studies at the University of Warsaw was established in 1922. However, both the research and teaching on Africa did not developed until 1950. The program of studies included courses in Hebrew and Ethiopian Studies such as lang
uages, history and history of literature.
The African Studies
Program at Ohio University
The African Studies Program at Ohio University, designated a Title
VI National Resource Center for Africa, provides students, scholars
and members of the broader community opportunities to develop their
understanding of this important world region. Facilities for research
and language instruction, as well as formal degree studies are
available through the program. Students may earn a Master of Arts in
International Affairs (MAIA) degree with a major in African Studies
through the Center for International Studies.
The Ohio State University, Department of African-American and African Studies.
The primary mission of the African-American and African Studies Department is to stimulate teaching and research about the Black experience in the U.S., Africa and throughout the African Diaspora, and to encourage students and others to assess various str
ategies for advancing human progress through the examination of the worldwide struggle for Black freedom.
Black Schools, Colleges, and Universities
Guide to the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the
United States with detailed information on all the recognized HBCUs. Contains
enrollment figures, tuition costs, student body figures, scholarship
availability, financial aid information, on-campus housing, and degree programs
The Institute of Asian and African Studies
The Institute of Asian and African Studies (till 1972 - the Institute of Oriental Languages) founded in 1956, is the leading Russian centre for Oriental studies. Many of the faculty are well known for their fundamental studies, text-books and dictiona
ries, for their translations of Japanese, Chinese, Sanskrit, Arabic, Hindi, Persian and other Oriental and African texts of fiction.
of African Linguistics
International African Institute: UK
The IAI's principle aim is "to promote the education of the public in the study of Africa and its languages and cultures". To this end, its activities range from supporting seminars and other means of disseminating knowledge within and about Africa, to a
range of publications, which include an international journal, monographs by distinguished authorities on aspects of African society and peoples, and edited volumes.
National Consortium for Study in Africa
In September 1994, the 15 U.S. National Resource Centers for African Language and Area Studies formed The National Consortium for Study in Africa (NCSA) with support from the Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE). This new conso
rtium seeks to improve the cross-cultural learning of students and faculty in the U.S. through study in Africa.
The Nordic Africa
Institute in Uppsala, Sweden
Nordiska Afrikainstitutet (NAI) is an independent institution,
responsible to the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The Institute
encourages and conducts scientific research and studies on Africa in the
Nordic countries and promotes cooperation between African and Nordic
researchers. It is a documentation centre for African research and
disseminates information about contemporary African affairs.
Program of African Studies, Northwestern University
In 1948, Melville J. Herskovits convened Northwestern's Program of African Studies (PAS). The first center of its kind in Over nearly half a century, scholars associated with the Program have produced vital and innovative scholarship and trained over
three hundred Africanists through the doctorate.
African Studies Center at Boston University
The African Studies Center at Boston University, established in 1953, was one of the first
graduate programs in the United States to offer a multidisciplinary African Studies curriculum.
African Studies UW-Madison
The African Studies Outreach Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has constructed this
World Wide Web server with the Educator and the general Africanist in mind.
African Studies at Central Connecticut
The African Studies Program is a part of the Central Connecticut State University International
Area Studies Program.
African Studies Subject
Alcove (Dan Reboussin)
This is the African Studies "subject alcove" of the University of Florida Libraries' Gator
African Studies Resources at Princeton
These resources are provided by the University of Princeton African Web Site, it includes a compehensive archive on Africa-related resources.
Berkeley-Stanford Joint Center for African
On May 18, 1991 the Stanford Committee on African Studies (CAS) voted to offer a certificate in
African Studies to undergraduates fulfilling the requirements which were set following consultation
with the Director of the Program in African and Afro-American Studies and the directors of other area
studies programs at Stanford.
Center for Afroamerican and African Studies,
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor
The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies was established in 1970 in response to African
American students who
wanted to bring a richer representation of the Black experience into the University of Michigans
curricular offerings. The
Center's multi-disciplinary and inter-departmental programs utilize historical, sociological,
cultural, psychological, economic,
and political approaches to the comparative study of people of African descent living in Africa and
University, Institute of African Studies, School of International &
The Institute of African Studies, one of eight regional institutes at Columbia University's School of International Affairs, provides a special forum for students, faculty and others with an interest in the multitude of issues facing the African cont
Indiana University- African Studies Program
The Indiana University African Studies Program was founded in 1961 by the late J. Gus Liebenow and
has, over the past three decades, been recognized as one of the nation's leading language and area
studies centers for the interdisciplinary study of Africa.
Committee on African Studies,
The Harvard University Committee on African Studies is an
interdisciplinary group of scholars appointed by the Dean of the Faculty
of Arts and Sciences to coordinate teaching and research and advance
knowledge and understanding of Africa within Harvard. The Committee
offers an Undergraduate Honors Certificate in African Studies for
Harvard African Studies
The Harvard University Committee on African Studies is an interdisciplinary group of scholars appointed by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to coordinate teaching and research and advance knowledge and understanding of Africa within Harvar
African Studies Department at Howard University
The Department of African Studies offers graduate programs leading to the Masters of Arts and Doctors of Philosophy degrees. The master's program consists of a two-year professional program, while the Ph.D program is research oriented. The department offe
rs students both historical and current perspectives on the socio-economic, cultural, technological, and political developments of Africa. T
Kyoto: Center for African Area Studies
The Center for African Area Studies of Kyoto University was created in 1986 as the only academic
institution in Japan devoted to African Studies.
The Center for African Studies, UIUC
The work of the African Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is diverse.On
campus it promotes teaching and research about Africa; off campus it offers community and educational
groups a variety of teaching, curriculum development, and informational resources relating to the
Nordiska Afrikainstitutet (NAI) is an Independent institution, responsible to the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The Institute encourages and conducts scientific research and studies on Africa in the Nordic countries and promotes cooperation be
tween African and Nordic researchers.
School of Oriental and African Studies
SOAS (The School of Oriental and African Studies) is part of the Federal University of London and
all of its degree courses are University of London programmes. It is Europe's leading centre for the
study of Asia and Africa and is located in Bloomsbury in the heart of London and is just two or three
minutes from the British Museum.
The Swiss Society of African Studies
The Swiss Society of African Studies was founded in 1974. It promotes research on Africa in the context of specific disciplines and encourages pluridisciplinary exchanges. The main focus is in the social sciences.
University of Florida: Center for African Studies
We wish to acquaint you with various apects of our program and provide you with access to valuable resources on the University of Florida campus, at other American universities, and at a variety of Internet sites throughout the world. Information can be o
btained by entering our Directory Page.