University of London, United Kingdom
The SOAS Centre of African Studies is the largest Centre of expertise on Africa outside the continent. Founded in 1965 at SOAS, University of London, since 1991 the Centre has assumed formal responsibility for co-ordinating, stimulating and promoting interdisciplinary study, research and discussion on Africa within the University; and promoting a wider awareness of African issues.
Angelica Baschiera – AEGIS Plenary Representative
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
London WC1H 0XG
Tel: +44 20 7637 2388
Information on research and publications can be found on the CAS - SOAS webpage.
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London is home to two institutes with an emphasis on Africa-related research and teaching, the Centre of African Studies and the Department of the Languages and Cultures of Africa. Both institutes offer BA and MA programmes in Africa-related fields. Visit website for more information.
SOAS Library is the UK National library for the study of Africa, Asia and Middle East. See the library catalogue here.
CAS manages the Mo Ibrahim Scholarship for PhD students from Africa:
And the Post-doctoral fellowship for Nigerian nationals:
CAS - SOAS works with the following partners: