Harvard University Africa-focused Courses

Harvard University, through the Department of African and African American Studies (AAAS), boasts the world’s foremost African Language Program, with over 30 languages offered.  Established in 2003, the African Language Program offers instruction in more than ten languages every semester.  African languages can be taken to fulfill the foreign language requirement for Harvard College. These languages are a core part of the African Studies Track in the Department of African and African American Studies (AAAS) and relate well to a variety of courses within Harvard College, and other constituents of Harvard University.

The new my.harvard allows easy browsing of course offerings at Harvard. Simply go to https://courses.my.harvard.edu and enter "aaas" into the search box.

This online catalog is expected to expand to include other Harvard professional schools. In the meantime, search for region-related courses in the Harvard University Course Catalog, which includes offerings from all Harvard schools. For more detailed searching, you may wish to go directly to the course catalog for the individual school that interests you.