Welcome to the Carl Schlettwein Foundation


The Carl Schlettwein Foundation is located in the “Tscheggenbürlins Hus” at Klosterberg 21 in Basel. It is a funding partner for documentation and research projects on southern Africa, especially Namibia, and awards scholarships to Namibian students enrolled at a university in southern Africa.
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A gateway to southern Africa in Basel
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The Foundation additionally funds structures that support such work in southern Africa and Switzerland. It runs the Basler Afrika Bibliographien and facilitates the care and continuation of the collections and archives assembled by Carl Schlettwein on Namibia.