African Studies Institute

The mission of the African Studies Institute embraces enhancement of the teaching of courses with a rich African content; initiation of new courses and degree programs in African Studies; expansion of current and the creation of new studies abroad programs; providing for and assisting student and faculty exchanges; encouraging collaboration in research opportunities in and about Africa; and developing continuing education and outreach programs between African institutions, other Georgia and US institutions, and the University of Georgia.


The Department of Sociology at the University of Georgia is devoted to the study of human social behavior in its many diverse and amazing forms. The undergraduate and graduate programs provide training in five specializations: Criminology, Deviance and Law; Culture; Race, Gender and Class; Social Psychology; and Work, Occupations and Organizations.


The Department of Mathematics of the University of Georgia is a vibrant mathematical community and is one of the largest departments at UGA in UGA's Franklin College of Arts & Sciences. The department has particularly active research groups in algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, geometry, number theory and topology.