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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. 



Call for applications: 2022-2023 International Fellowships in the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies
Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth

(Deadline: 20.09.2021)

Call for abstracts: Africa and the Human. Old questions, new imaginaries.
4th Biennial Conference of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA), University of Cape Town, 11.-16.04.2022

(Deadline: 30.09.2021)

Call for Panels for the next VAD Conference "Africa-Europe: Reciprocal Perspectives" in Freiburg now open!

(Deadline: 15.10.2021)

ACT in Video

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

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