Africa research institutions

African Studies Association UK

The African Studies Centre, Leiden

Centre of African Studies at SOAS

Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA)

Nordic Africa Institute

Royal African Society

Social Science Research Council

Institut Français de Recherche en Afrique

Royal Anthropological Institute


African Studies Centre, University of Oxford

Centre of African Studies, University of Cambridge

Department of African Studies and Anthropology, University of Birmingham

London School of Economics

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

University College London (UCL)


African Arguments

High quality analysis of African current affairs and politics from inside the continent hosted by the Royal African Society and run in partnership with The World Peace Foundation, the International Africa Institute and ECA-CREAC (Expertise on Central Africa).

The International African Institute

Aims to promote the scholarly study of Africa, its history, societies, cultures, and political systems.