The Africa Platform of Ghent University unites all Africa-related expertise at Ghent University Association, it distributes information on academic activities linked to Africa and the African diaspora, it facilitates collaboration with African institutes on the level of teaching and research, and it raises awareness on issues linked to African societies.
The Africa Platform publishes the peer-reviewed and open access journal Afrika Focus (, it organizes an annual symposium and it offers you a database on Africa expertise at Ghent University Association.

Are you working on Africa? Are you interested in Africa events taking place at Ghent University? Do you have specific questions on Africa expertise at Ghent University Association? Do you want to become a member of the Africa Platform? This website gives you all information you need.