The African Studies Centre Leiden is the only multidisciplinary academic knowledge institute in the Netherlands devoted entirely to the study of Africa. It has an extensive library that is open to the general public. The ASCL is an interfaculty institute of Leiden University.

Please note that the ASCL and its Library will be closed on Thursday 25 May (Ascension Day), Friday 26 May and Monday 5 June (Pentecost Monday).