Facilities

The Department is well equipped with the necessary infrastructure. The Department has new technological devices such as Audio-Visual system, LCD Projector, Overhead Projector, Computer with Printers, Overhead Phones, and Laptops. Internet accesses are provided to the staff and students of the Department. The Department has a seminar room with a seating capacity of more than 100 people along with well equipped classrooms.

Department Library/Documentation Unit

With a view to strengthen research and develop a library-culture among the researchers, the Department has been able to raise a specialized library and reading room on its premises. This Departmental library is only a supplement to University's Central Library, which has one of the best collections of books and periodicals on Africa in India. The Documentation Unit of the Department produces useful reference material on Africa. These include Documentation List: Africa (since 1962); Book Review Index: Africa (1971): Bibliography on Africa and Select Bibliography on the OAU. The Department publishes a journal, Indian Journal of African Studies (IJAS) (annual). (Earlier, it was Ind-Africana: Collected Research Papers on Africa). It is a bi-annual publication of the Department. The aim of the journal is to ensure critical and objective analysis and wider understanding of goals and aspirations of African people. Contributions to the Journal are invited from scholars both in India and abroad with specialised knowledge of African affairs. The scholars of the Department are encouraged to contribute articles, book-reviews, etc. to the journal.

University Library

Delhi University Library System (DULS) has more than 37 libraries in its fold. The DULS is accomplishing its task of reaching to wider academic community. It has advanced its web activity with the subscription of as good as 63 high quality electronic databases being made available through campus network to teachers, students and research scholars. In addition to this 21 more databases are also accessible through UGC-INFONET Digital Library Consortium. DULS also promotes Open Access e-resources. Its success lies on its use by the academic community of Delhi University. DULS regularly conducts innovative Information Literacy Programs (ILP) for the benefit of students, researchers and Faculty members.

University Hostels:


Mens Hostels
  • GWYER HALL
  • JUBILEE HALL
  • V.K.R.V. RAO HOSTEL
  • MANSAROVAR HOSTEL
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENT'S HOUSE
  • POST GRADUATE MEN'S HOSTEL

Womens Hostels
  • RAJIV GANDHI HOSTEL FOR GIRLS
  • MEGHDOOT HOSTEL
  • UNIVERSITY HOSTEL FOR WOMEN
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENT'S HOUSE FOR WOMEN
  • NORTH-EASTERN STUDENT'S HOUSE FOR WOMEN