• Promoting Study of African Languages

    The Yale African Studies Program offers regular courses in three major African languages: Swahili, Yoruba and Zulu, taught at Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

  • Commitment to interdisciplinary research and study of Africa

    The Council fosters an academic environment where students and faculty seek novel approaches to issues in African studies through joint endeavors across institutions at Yale, regionally, nationally and internationally.

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In May, Peter Suwondo completed the five-year accelerated Master of Public Health program offered through the Yale School of Public Health. At graduation, he was awarded the...
Eli Terris, a graduate student pursuing a Master’s of Environmental Management at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, was awarded a Lindsay Fellowship for...
Azan outside the United Nations Headquarters
Thanks to funding from the MacMillan Center and the Yale School of Public Health, Azan Virji, a class of 2018 student in the master’s degree in public health program, was...

Faculty Research

Sodalis glossinidius is a maternally transmitted endosymbiont of tsetse flies (Glossina spp.), an insect of medical and veterinary significance. Analysis of the complete...