The Nordic Africa Institute

About the library

We are a large special library focused on contemporary Africa, within social sciences and some humanities subjects. While aimed at students and researchers in the Nordic countries, we are open for all.

  • Opening hours

    Ordinary hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00-17:00

  • Contact the library

    For practical library questions as well as queries on information searching on Africa.

  • Loan rules

    The rules regarding the borrower, the library card, loan periods, recalls and more. (Även på svenska.)

  • Price list

    Fees regarding copying, printing, article copies etc.

  • About the collections

    Overview of, and insights into NAI library's collections.

  • Library projects

    Past and current projects – the library's own as well as external ones with our participation.

  • Agenda 2030 and the library

    NAI library activities particularly support goals 4, 11.4, 16 and 17.

  • Hidden treasures

    Crates of forbidden political pamphlets, railroad songs, and early climatological maps. The NAI library is a treasure trove for academics and others interested in Africa. Discover some of them here.