Cooperation at an International Level

The Centre for African Studies in Basel (CASB) is a member of the Africa-Europe Group of Interdisciplinary Studies (AEGIS). AEGIS represents important African centres in Denmark, Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, and Spain. The group coordinates its research efforts and organises joint conferences, some of which are the most important held in Europe in the field of African Studies. Through AEGIS the CASB is also an associate member of the American African Studies Association.

The CASB has a partnership agreement with the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) based in Dakar, Senegal. Further agreements exist with various universities in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Tanzania and South Africa.


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