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Erasmus+ Applications - winter term 2024/25 and summer term 2025

Dear students,
the deadline for the Erasmus+ applications fot the winter term 2024/25 and the summer term 2025 is 31st of January 2024!

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Belated module registration for winter semester 2023/24

Until 31st October 2023

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Modul registration Winter semester 2023/24

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How South Africa went from a strong economic nation to a risky location

South Africa’s economic power is shrinking, companies are going bankrupt and the population is suffering. The reason for this is massive and widespread power cuts, which have been becoming more frequent for years now. In the ranking of Africa’s economically strongest countries, South Africa is only…

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New Video Podcast – Afrikanists Assemble

Take a look at the newest episode of Afrikanists Assemble, a Video Podcast produced by the research project Recalibrating Afrikanistik; a forum that seeks dialogue and exchange.

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Multilingual Matters has published a book by one of our institute members.

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