Back by popular demand: MOOC on African federalism

'Federalism & Decentralisation: Evaluating Africa's Track Record', Jan Erk's (Leiden University Institute of Political Science) open online course is open again. After a very succesful run last Summer, Coursera now offers the course on-demand, with a flexible schedule.

What is federalism? Does it foster democracy and diversity?

Why are virtually all countries south of the Sahara either federal or decentralised? What are the core ideas behind federalism and decentralisation? Does this form of governance enhance democracy and diversity? Join the course and find out.

Further information

A detailed course description and practical information can be found on the Coursera website:

Last Modified: 22-09-2015