The Nordic Africa Institute


Contact us by phone or fax

Telephone : +46 18 471 52 00
Fax: +46 18 56 22 90
NAI staff's direct numbers

Contact us by e-mail


Library service changes related to COVID-19

Updated 2020-06-17

The library has restricted its services due to the Corona virus situation. Reading rooms are closed for use but our collection is still open for use by pick-up ordering.

Contact methods and availability

Contact method for pick-up orders and information requests


Library e-mail (

In service throughout the summer, occasionally with longer response times.

Library phone (+46 18 471 52 70)

Staffed Mon-Thu 10.00-12.00 until July 2, and then not in service until August 17.

Contact us via email to order books:

Pick-up time for ordered books after agreement.

Search for titles in our AfricaLit Plusexternal link, opens in new window and/or email us your request. Our information service and our electronic collection is accessible as usual via AfricaLit Plusexternal link, opens in new window or via other resources on our website.

Books can be returned via our book drop, around the corner from the main entrance.

Postal address

Nordiska Afrikainstitutet
Box 1703

Organisation number: 202100-2726

Visitor's address

Nordiska Afrikainstitutet
Villavägen 6, 752 36 Uppsala

Opening hours

The Institute's opening hours: Monday–Friday 9.00–16.30
The Library's opening hours

How to get here by bus

Bus 2 or 7 from Stora Torget, bus stop 'Blåsenhus' or 'Evolutionsmuseet'. Then a short walk to the institute. Bus 11 from the Centralstation, bus stop 'Botaniska'. Then a short walk to the institute. Timetables at UL.seexternal link, opens in new window

Map / Location

Public Access to Information

The Nordic Africa Institute is a government agency. This means that, as a general rule, all documents like e-mail received by us become public and can therefore be requested and read by the general public. More on Public Access to Information (opens in a new window)external link, opens in new window