Cooperating Institutions

African Language Organizations


 African Language Teachers Association (ALTA)Dedicated to developing the field of African language teaching. Located at the University of Wisconsin Madison; memberships available to both individuals and institutions


 National African Language Resource Center (NALRC)A federally funded nonprofit national foreign language center dedicated to the advancement of African language teaching and learning in the US, at Indiana University


 Summer Cooperative African Language Institute (SCALI)A cooperative effort of 14 universities, hosted in 2007 and 2008 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

National and Regional African Studies Organizations


 Association of African Studies Programs (AASP): A non profit organization open to all individuals and institutions interested in African affairs



 Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC)The CIC is a consortium of 12 research universities whose mission is to advance academic excellence by sharing resources and promoting and coordinating collaborative activities across the member universities


 The West African Research Association (WARA): A center for academic exchange between American and West African scholars that encourages research on the region of West Africa

Department of Education


 International Resource Information System: Information on grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Education through programs funded by Title VI of the Higher Education Act and the Fulbright-Hays Act