The Nordic Africa Institute is a center for research, documentation and information on modern Africa in the Nordic region. Based in Uppsala, Sweden, the Institute is dedicated to providing timely, critical and alternative research and analysis of Africa in the Nordic countries and to strengthen the co-operation between African and Nordic researchers.

As a hub and a meeting place in the Nordic region for a growing field of research and analysis the Institute strives to put knowledge of African issues within reach for scholars, policy makers, politicians, media, students and the general public. The Institute is financed jointly by the Nordic countries.


Box 1703, SE-75147 Uppsala


+46-18-471 52 00

Head of public authority (President/Vice-Chancellor/CEO/DG):

Iina Soiri


Press contact


Johan Sävström


+46-18 471 52 96

Mobile phone:

+46-70 167 96 85