Welcome to the Africa Portal

This portal unites important resources for African studies in Basel, Switzerland and other countries. On the various sub-pages you will find direct links to the respective collections and archives on Africa.
Through the sub-page Libraries you can directly access the two major libraries on Africa in Basel: the catalogue of the IDS Basel Bern and the catalogue of the Basler Afrika Bibliographien. The catalogue of the IDS Basel Bern also contains the collections of the mission 21 and the Museum der Kulturen.
Additionally, you can browse Africa-related magazines which are contained in the catalogue of the IDS Basel Bern.


University of Basel
Centre for African Studies
Rheinsprung 21
CH-4051 Basel
Tel.: +41 (0)61 207 34 82