Master of Arts in African Studies

Ghent University’s Master in African Studies is the only Master’s programme of its kind in Belgium, and has a unique academic focus on the African continent. The programme starts from a truly interdisciplinary perspective as its course units take an in-depth perspective on Africa’s peoples, cultures, literatures and languages, with an emphasis on Central and Eastern Africa.

Master's Programme
1 year 60 credits
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
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Application Deadline (for International degree students)

For students who need a visa: before 1st of April

For students who do not need a visa: before 1st of June

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Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
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Learning path counsellor

Stefanie De Sloovere
T +32 9 264 39 44