About us

The Nordic Africa Institute (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) is a center for research, documentation and information on modern Africa in the Nordic region. Based in Uppsala, Sweden, the Institute is dedicated to providing timely, critical and alternative research and analysis of Africa in the Nordic countries and to strengthen the co-operation between African and Nordic researchers.

As a hub and a meeting place in the Nordic region for a growing field of research and analysis the Institute strives to put knowledge of African issues within reach for scholars, policy makers, politicians, media, students and the general public. The Institute is financed jointly by the Nordic countries.

FACTS ABOUT NAI

  • Founded in 1962
  • Jointly financed by the Nordic Countries

RESEARCH
with emphasis on social sciences

LIBRARY
specialized in modern Africa

PUBLICATIONS
more than 600 titles on development, human rights, conflict, culture...

CONFERENCES
and public events

GRANTS
for Nordic and African scholars