Yale and Africa

Explore Yale’s impact, activity, and reach across Africa.

Promoting African scholarship, contemporary discourse on Africa, and research in Africa

Yale is committed to a university-wide initiative to prioritize and expand its engagement across Africa. Learn more about the programs, partnerships, and collaborations that comprise the initiative.

Director for Africa and the Middle East

Janette Yarwood

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Yale Young African Scholars Program

An intensive academic and enrichment program for African secondary school students.

Council on African Studies at Yale MacMillan Center

The Council on African Studies (CAS) supports and coordinates the study of Africa within Yale University, and promotes education and scholarly exchange about Africa through its curricula and educational activities.

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