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ACT - Africa Centre for Transregional Research

The Africa Centre of Freiburg is a Competence Centre for Transregional, Reciprocal African Studies and Societal Exchange.

ACT, the Africa Centre for Transregional Research, at the University of Freiburg, is host for African researchers. ACT aims to establish a differentiated image of African reality in the public sphere.

ACT is a competence, service, and information centre for European African studies in teaching, research, and innovation.

With reciprocity of research as its guiding motive, ACT establishes a new form of cooperation between German, European and African researchers. 



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Basel Summer School in African Studies 2021:
How Political is Knowledge?

13 to 17 September 2021

(Application Deadline: 31 July 2021)

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The first videos of our format "ACT in Video" are online!

The ACT Annual Report 2020 (in German) has been published.