IMportant deadlines

Spring 2017 Course Registration

End of Pre-registration: November 19th

Waitlist Runs: December 8th - 10th

Add/Drop Period: December 21st - January 19th

Click here for Spring 2017 Courses

Study Abroad in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Early Application: December 6th

Regular Application: February 7th

Click here for more information and here to apply

Program news


Congratulations to our very own Professor Alexander Thurston on the publishing of his latest book, Salafism in Nigeria: Islam, Preaching and Politics! Check it out here!

AFSP Professor Opalo leads delegation of students at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund! Read the full article by Emily Paragamian and Ara Friedman here.

AFSP alumna, Jescinta Izevbigie (SFS'14), shares her post-graduate experiences. 

“[I hope] to one day return to Georgetown as a professor in the African Studies Program. That department is at the root of where I am today and I would love to be in a position to give back to students what was given to me during my time at Georgetown.”
Read the full article by Matthew Raab here.