Sunset over Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa

Africa

Georgetown University has significant academic and outreach relationships in Africa.

Across schools and departments, Georgetown faculty are involved in multidisciplinary research and teaching on Africa's history, development, politics, and culture. The African Studies Program, housed in the School of Foreign Service, is a hub for much of this activity. The university’s Washington, D.C. location facilitates academic and cultural exchanges with Georgetown’s African partners, as does the presence of the World Bank and other leading international organizations.

African Studies Program

Sponsored by the Walsh School of Foreign Service, the African Studies Program offers a graduate certificate and an undergraduate certificate or minor focusing on historical and contemporary aspects of political and cultural life on the African…