Degree Programmes

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African Studies(?)

At the Institute of African Studies we approach ‘Africa’ from various perspectives. Our broad curriculum offers a unique combination of language, society, politics and history.

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Warum Afrikastudien an der Universität Leipzig studieren?
Why study African Studies?

Why study African Studies?

Current students

You are already studying at our institute? Find here all important documents for your ongoing studies.

SoSe 2021

WS 2020/21

  • Exam Dates — WS 2021/21
    Under the current circumstances, we have decided on an overall date for handing in your essays and portfolios: 31.03.2021.
    Further information and/or changes will be communicated here, as soon as we receive official communication from the central offices of Leipzig University. For any individual change (possible extensions etc.) please contact the instructor(s) of the course(s)/module(s) in question. 
    For information on online exams (written and oral) please ask the courses' specific instructors.
  • List of examiners — Regional Studies WS 2020—21

Documents Bachelor

Bachelor thesis

SoSe 2021

WS 2020/21

  • Exam Dates — WS 2020/21
    Under the current circumstances, we have decided on an overall date for handing in your essays and portfolios: 31.03.2021.
    Further information and/or changes will be communicated here, as soon as we receive official communication from the central offices of Leipzig University. For any individual change (possible extensions etc.) please contact the instructor(s) of the course(s)/module(s) in question.
    For information on online exams (written and oral) please ask the courses' specific instructors.
  • List of examiners — Regional Studies WS 2020—21

Documents Master

Master thesis

Afrikastudien in Leipzig - Eine Einstiegshilfe für Erstis und solche, die es werden wollen
A starting aid for first-time users and those who want to become one

A starting aid for first-time users and those who want to become one

Internship

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internship

An internship provides initial orientation regarding future career opportunities and offers some initial professional experience. Sometimes internships can also be the beginning of a particular career.

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studies abroad

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studies abroad

The Bachelor African Studies includes an optional semester of studying abroad.

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