Welcome to BIGSAS

   

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The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) is now in the second phase funded by the German Research Foundation as part of the Excellence Initiative since 2007. In the focus of this unique structure of creative and innovative training are more than 100 Junior Fellows from 28 African, American, Asian and European countries. The PhD students benefit from a clearly structured, academic and career-oriented training as well as a genuine expertise in the African studies which has increased continuously since the foundation of the University of Bayreuth. The international network with Partner Universities on the African continent creates even more so excellent conditions for the research of our Junior Fellows.

Application for summer semester 2015

The online application platform will be accessible: 1 August - 1 October 2014


BIGSASworks!

Call for Papers - Issue 6, Translating (and transferring) Africa (more information)


BIGSASworks!

Call for Papers - Issue 7, Religion and Space: Perspectives from African experiences (more information)


Press

Find more information about events of the Graduate School (Journalist Award, Honorary Award Ceremony), as well as press releases here


BIGSAS videos

Links to the videos of the Graduate School


Gender and Diversity Programme

dates (update: 09/07/14)


International Club

Find more information about activities here (09/07/14)

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5 May 2014, Honorary Doctorate awarded to Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o / Feierliche Verleihung der Ehrendoktorwürde an Herrn Prof. Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o


Find more photos of events here