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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies


Location of the Department:

Seminar für Afrikawissenschaften
Invalidenstraße 118
4th floor
D-10115 Berlin
(Alternative access via Schlegelstraße 26


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Postal Address of the Department:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften
Seminar für Afrikawissenschaften
Unter den Linden 6
D-10099 Berlin

Department Office:

Room : 412
Fax : (+49) 030 2093-66007

Office hours:

The institute is still closed. Therefore you can only contact us by email at the moment.



Diszipline African Literature and Culture:

Josephine Karge
Tel. +49 30 2093 66070
email: sekretaiatafrlikult (at) hu-berlin.de



Disziplines African History and African Languages and Linguistics:

Astrid Kiesewetter
Tel. +49 30 2093 66099
email: SekretariatAfrGeschLing (at) hu-berlin.de

Directions to the Institute of Asian and African Studies (Invalidenstraße 118):

from Airport Berlin-Tegel

  • bus line 128 > stop "Kurt-Schumacher-Platz", underground line U6 > station "Naturkundemuseum", or
  • bus line TXL > central station (Hauptbahnhof), then by tramway lines M5, M8 or M10 > stop "Naturkundemuseum


  • from Central station (Hauptbahnhof): lines M5, M8 or M10 > stop "Naturkundemuseum" (2 stations)
  • from Alexanderplatz/Hackeschen Markt: line M5 > stop "Naturkundemuseum"
  • from Rosenthaler Platz: line M8, stop "Nordbahnhof"

Suburban train

  • from Berlin-Gesundbrunnen/ Friedrichstrasse/ Potsdamer Platz: lines S1, S2 and S25 > station "Nordbahnhof"
  • from Berlin-Südkreuz: lines S2 and S25 > station "Nordbahnhof"


  • from Friedrichstrasse/ Stadtmitte/ Wedding: line U6 > station "Naturkundemuseum"