BantUGent has several scientific partners across Africa, America, Asia and Europe, both through personal contacts with fellow researchers and on an institutional basis.
- Department of African Languages and Cultures & Department of Kirundi-Kiswahili, University of Burundi, Bujumbura
Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Department of Historical Sciences, Kinshasa University (UNIKIN)
- Department of Historical Sciences, Lubumbashi University (UNILU)
- Institut Supérieur Pédagogique de la Gombe, Kinshasa
- Institut Supérieur Pédagogique de Kikwit, Kikwit