Afrikaans as subject at tertiary institutions overseas

There is a worldwide interest in the Afrikaans language and literature. And many students of language want to learn more about Afrikaans. The International Association for Afrikaans (Internasionale Vereniging vir Afrikaans) (IVA) focuses on academic Afrikaans language and literature. Contact: Ria Olivier – ria@afrikaansetaalraad.co.za and Dewald Koen - dkoen@ufh.ac.za.

ATKV Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan (UAM), Pole http://wa.amu.edu.pl/
dutchafrikaans/
afrikaans/index.php

 

 

Afrikaans is offered as a module as part of English studies
Contact: Prof. Jerzy Koch.
There’s also a physical education programme in Afrikaans.
http://www.studyinpoland.pl/en/nasze_moduly/view_full_guide/2013/70.pdf
Work is being done on the first Polish-Afrikaans dictionary.

 

ATKV Universiteit Leiden www.hum.leidenuniv.nl/atc
 

 

Afrikaans language and culture courses offered by visiting SA lecturers.
Contact in SA on behalf of SAVN: Prof Steward van Wyk, UWK -

- svanwyk@uwc.ac.za
 

ATKV Universiteit Gent, België www.afrikaans.ugent.be/
 

Gents Centrum voor het Afrikaans
Contact: Annelies Verdoolaege (afrikaans@ugent.be); Annelies.Verdoolaege@UGent.be, Prof Jacques van Keymeulen and prof Yves T'Sjoen. 

ATKV Universiteit Antwerpen, België www.uantwerpen.be
https://www.uantwerpen.be/
nl/personeel/?dept=UA026


 

Afrikaans as subject since 2006.
Contact for language studies: Prof. Kris van de Poel - kris.vandepoel@uantwerpen.be .
Contact for literature: Prof. Kris Humbeeck - kris.humbeeck@uantwerpen.be
Contact at NWU: Prof Thys Human - thys.human@nwu.ac.za

ATKV Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen; Radboud Univ. Nijmegen  www.han.nl/
 

HAN-Talencentrum offers various part-time language courses. Afrikaans (A1) is for beginners to learn conversational Afrikaans.

ATKV University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, VSA www4.uwm.edu/sois/
people/profiles/jacques.cfm

 

School of Information Studies
Contact: Prof. Jacques du Plessis
 <jacques@uwm.edu>

ATKV University of Namibia

www.unam.edu.na/

 

BA & MA in Afrikaans Studies – form part of degree in Education and include linguistics, literature, language studies, visual studies, etc.
Contact: Dr Chrisna Beuke-Muir - beukemuir@gmail.com
ATKV Palacky Universiteit, Olomouc (Tsjeggiese Republiek)

www.upol.cz

Dutch Department
Introduction to Afrikaans
Contact: Dr. Lianne Barnard (nederlandistika@seznam.cz)
(http://study.upol.cz/fakulty/FIF/NIZ/1AFK?lang=en).

ATKV Staatsuniversiteit van Moskou (Lomonosov-universiteit) www.msu.ru/en/

http://www.studyrussian.com/russian-course/study-university-moscow/about-moscow-state-university.html
 

 

Institute for Asian and African languages: History of Africa and South Africa – Study of Afrikaans as first and second additional language.
Contact: Me Monica Urb

 

ATKV SOAS Language Centre, Londen Universiteit www.soas.ac.uk/
languagecentre/languages/
afrikaans/

 

Afrikaans Beginners: Year-long course over three terms, 10 weeks per term, 2 hours per week for basic Conversational Afrikaans. Course is conducted in English and Afrikaans.
https://www.soas.ac.uk/languagecentre/languages/afrikaans/beginners/ 

ATKV Pennsilvanië Universiteit – Afrikastudies www.africa.upenn.edu/
afl/afrikaans.htm

 

Afrikaans Elementary 1 & 2; Intermediary 1 (3rd & 4th semester), Advanced 1 & 2 (5th & 6th semester).

ATKV Universiteit van Harvard –
African Language program
http://alp.fas.harvard.edu/
afrikaans

 

Individual study of Afrikaans at elementary, intermediary and advanced level.

ATKV UCLA (Universiteit van Kalifornië, Los Angeles) http://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu/
ucla-cat2016-392.html

 

 

Part of Germanic languages study: Development of Afrikaans literature; Elementary & Intermediary Afrikaans, language studies; Conversational Afrikaans; Introduction to Afrikaans literature; research.
kirsner@humnet.ucla.edu 

ATKV Universiteit van Wenen (Universität Wien), Wenen, Oostenryk

https://aie.ned.univie.ac.at/node/13617
 

- Philologisch-Kulturwissenschaften
Contact: Me Rina Loader <catharina.e.loader@univie.ac.at>
Afrikaans language, literature and culture – summer seminar. The Viennese library has an extensive collection of Afrikaans books, such as dictionaries, literary works and academic literature.
Partnership with Zuid-Afrika House in Amsterdam.

Contact: Andries Vogel
- Capaciteitsgroep Nederlandse Letterkunde
Contact: Prof. Ena Jansen – Bijzondere leerstoel Zuid-Afrikaanse Letterkunde (2003-2016)
Succeeded by prof Margriet van der Waal from September 2017 - m.c.van.der.waal@rug.nl

  Universiteit van Leipzig, Duitsland

http://www.uni-leipzig.de/sprachenzentrum/
hi.site,postext,start.html?PHPSESSID=
1ect18ghdek930qkm1onerh8lt5m8ti8

 

 

 

Sprachezentrum
Contact: Andries Vogel

 

 

Universiteit van Amsterdam

 

http://www.uva.nl/disciplines/nederlands

 

 

 

Capaciteitsgroep Nederlandse Letterkunde
Contact: Prof. Ena Jansen – Bijzondere leerstoel Zuid-Afrikaanse Letterkunde (2003-2016)
Succeeded by Prof Margriet van der Waal from September 2017 -m.c.van.der.waal@rug.nl

  Wroclow Universiteit, Pole

https://international.uni.wroc.pl/en/s3.php

 

 

Contact: Prof. Siegfried Huigen (sh@sun.ac.za)

  Freie Universität Berlin, Duitsland http://www.geisteswissenschaften.fu-berlin.de/we04/niederlandistik/

Niederländische Filologie
Contact: Prof Matthias Hüning
mhuening@zedat.fu-berlin.de