Politics in African and emerging countries


Grounded in a multidisciplinary approach (political science, history, sociology and anthropology), this course explores key themes in African politics: colonial legacies, state-formation, nation-building, styles of leadership, political regimes, citizenship, democratization, ethnicity, religious pluralism, war and peace, African diasporas…

Form of assessment

The number of ECTS credits and the assessment methods are likely to be different for students in credit exchange programmes.

In brief

Year Fourth year

Teaching languageEnglish

Teaching term Six-monthly

ECTS credits 2.0

Number of hours 18.0

Teaching activityLecture course

ValidationFinal written examination

Mandatory teaching

Open to exchange students



Educational manager :
Smith Etienne [+]