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Prospectus

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First year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

The Field of African Studies and Interdisciplinarity Part 1. Aims and results of Africanist research 10
The Field of African Studies and Interdisciplinarity Part 2. Processes of Africanist research 15
Methodological Specialisation 5

Second semester

Seminar: Writing Research Proposal 5
Theory in African studies; linking theory to empiry 15

Regional Specialization

Students choose one of the following three for evaluation on the basis of a paper submitted at the end of the course. However, they attend lectures of all three.

Regional Specialization: West Africa 10
Regional Specialization: East Africa 10
Regional Specialization: Southern Africa 10

Second year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

First semester

Research Project: Fieldwork 25
Seminar: Academic Publication 5

Second semester

Seminar: Thesis writing 5
Thesis Research Master African Studies 25