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ACT - Africa Centre for Transregional Research

Competence Centre for Transregional, Reciprocal African Studies and Societal Exchange.

ACT, the Africa Centre for Transregional Research, at the University of Freiburg, is host for African researchers. ACT aims to establish a differentiated image of African reality in the public sphere.

ACT is a competence, service, and information centre for European African studies in teaching, research, and innovation.

With reciprocity of research as its guiding motive, ACT establishes a new form of cooperation between German, European and African researchers.



Prof. Dr. Kerstin Krieglstein, rector of the Freiburg University mentions ACT in her Christmas address


ACT wishes happy holidays and a good start into the year 2021!