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African Studies

Wissenschaftler und Studierende aus der Fachgruppe Afrikanistik der Universität Bayreuth.

Bayreuth’s Department of African Linguistics & Literatures is diverse and multifaceted. African languages and literatures receive equal attention from the research groups African Linguistics I and II along with Literatures in African Languages, which complement each other in the areas of research and teaching.

The multidisciplinary research on African studies at the University of Bayreuth in close cooperation with the international research the Institute of African Studies in Bayreuth ensures an excellent study and research environment. The English-taught degree programmes include the B.A. and M.A. programmes African Verbal & Visual Arts, which are unique in this form and attract students from all around the world to Bayreuth.

For more information, please visit the website of the University of Bayreuth’s African Studies Department.

Chairs and professorships Hide
  • Jun.-Prof. Dr. Andrew Harvey
    African Languages and the Construction of Knowledge
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  • Kulturbegegnungen / Cultural Encounters / Recontres Culturelles
Prof. Dr. Clarissa Vierke

Department Chairperson
Phone: 0921 / 55-3550
E-mail: clarissa.vierke@uni-bayreuth.de

Dr. Irina Turner
Phone: 0921 / 55-3558
E-mail: irina.turner@uni-bayreuth.de

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