Universiteit Leiden

nl en

Programme Presentation

African Studies

Due to the selected cookie settings, we cannot show this video here.

Watch the video on the original website or
The video is a recording of the Open Day in November 2022. For more information about the programme, visit the website of the programme.
 

About the programme African Studies

African Studies is an English-taught programme in which you will study Africa in all its aspects. You will explore the continent’s history, languages, literature and art, while also looking at its economic and political role in today’s globalised world. Additionally, you will learn either Swahili or Berber and spend a semester in an African country, perfecting your language skills and getting an inside view of African daily life. After graduation, you will find that your knowledge and skills are sought after on the job market. You could work for, instance, as a translator, journalist, editor or policy adviser.

Why African Studies in Leiden?

  • The only BA programme of its kind in Europe
  • You can tailor the programme to your own interests
  • 6-month stay in an African country
  • Four pillars: African Languages, African History, African Developments, African Diaspora
  • Acquire expert knowledge on Africa as well as (digital) academic and personal skills

Keep me updated

Do you want to know more about the programme(s) mentioned in the video? Or maybe in other programmes of Leiden University? Please let us know your contact details and we keep you updated with news and information activities of the programme(s) of your interest.

To the registration form

This website uses cookies. More information.