The collaborative master’s in African Studies provides students with access to the best concentrated expertise on African Studies in Canada which can only be found in the nation’s capital. Ottawa provides students with access to:

  • Government departments such as Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development and Export Development Canada
  • Non-government organizations working in fields such as international development, human rights, and the environment
  • African diplomatic representatives
  • Growing number of African-Canadian and diaspora community groups
  • Africanist faculty at four universities (Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Saint Paul University, Université du Québec en Outaouais)
  • National Archives of Canada and other rich holdings of archival materials