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, the Center for Global Health Practice and Impact, and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation are hubs for much of this activity. The university’s Washington, DC, location facilitates academic and cultural exchanges with Georgetown’s African partners, as does the presence of the World Bank and other leading international organizations.

Sudanese partake in “Citizen Hearings” in Musfa, Blue Nile State, Sudan

In a podcast with the Brookings Institution, Rogaia Abusharaf, professor of anthropology at Georgetown University in Qatar, discussed the leading role Sudanese women have played in movements for peace from the 1920s to the recent Sudanese revolution.

Office of Global Education
The Office of Global Education provides advising, agreement management, emergency response, and other services related to undergraduate study-abroad programs. It is co-located and closely collaborates with the Office of Global Services.
Students model African fashion

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…