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We are delighted that you have decided to undertake your tertiary studies at the University of Dar es Salaam or are considering to do so. This website describes the range of our courses and different activities done at the University which will give you a flavor of life in our various campuses.

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The University of Dar es salaam (UDSM) offers various academic programmes leading to the award of certificates, diplomas, and degrees.


The University of Dar es salaam offers various postgraduate programmes leading to the award of postgraduate diploma, masters and PhD degrees.


The University of Dar es Salaam values the presence of international students and scholars and recognizes the important role they play in the life of the university.


One of Tanzania’s well-known female scholars and a dedicated female activist of all time from as early as the 1970/80s, retired Professor Ruth Meena is an alumna of the University of Dar es Salaam of the graduating class of 1971. She was born on 23 April 1946 in the village of Mbokomu in Moshi district, Kilimanjaro region. She had her basic primary education at Natiro and Kilawalaa Primary schools from 1955 to 1957, after which she proceeded with four years of upper primary [known then as ‘middle’ school] education at Ashira Middle School from 1958 to 1961. She entered secondary school at Ashira Girls School in 1962,


Francis Rweyemamu Bagambilana, currently a lecturer at Mwenge Catholic University (MWECAU) in Moshi since 2009, is a UDSM alumnus, having graduated there on three graceful occasions: first at the undergraduate level in 1998, later at the postgraduate level in 2009 and finally at the graduate, doctoral, level in 2019. He was born in Tosamaganga, Iringa, on June 14, 1971, of parents from Karagwe district, to which he became naturally affiliated basically by parental ethnographic origins. He had his first year of primary education (1979) at Kimiza Primary School in Tosamaganga where his parents