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.
with emphasis on social sciences
specialized in modern Africa
more than 600 titles on development, human rights, conflict, culture...
and public events
for Nordic and African scholars
Films from the NAI 50th anniversary conference in October 2012 - 'Fifty years with Africa in focus':
Watch and listen to, among others, the opening speech by President Martti Ahtisaari, writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, panel debates and more (website opens in new window).
Read all the information about the NAI 50th anniversary.