African Studies

Culture and Society of Africa (MA)

The interdisciplinary degree course in "Culture and Society of Africa" (Master of Arts, MA) is designed specially for students with a strong academic interest in Africa. It provides a special training profile that combines academic competencies in the fields of anthropology and sociology in relation to cultural and social developments in Africa. The University of Bayreuth is the only university in Germany to offer this course.

Typical features of this course are its close connection with current research projects relating to Africa and treatment of concrete issues affecting cultural, ethnic and social processes in different regions of Africa.