Education, research training, capacity development

The African Studies Centre Leiden functions as a national centre for African studies and contributes to education and teaching in the social sciences and the humanities.
The ASCL offers a two-year Research Masters in African Studies, a number of PhD positions, a scholarship programme for African researchers and a regular seminar programme to which visiting fellows and other researchers contribute.
The ASCL Library is well known for its vast resources of books and its digital library.