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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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UNDERGRADUATE

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

Postgraduate

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

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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.


Juliana Daniel SHONZA
Former Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports.

Juliana Daniel Shonza, one of the University of Dar es Salaam graduates known to have assumed a public office at an early age, is the University’s ‘Alumna of the Month’ for November 2021. Juliana Shonza is reckoned to have become one of the youngest Members of Parliament and one of the youngest public-office appointees in the country at the time she got that position of public trust. She actually was 28 years old, almost fresh from college. Only one or two others are remembered to have that young when they became MPs. Hon. Juliana Shonza is a graduate of the University of Dar es Salaam belonging to the graduating class of 2011. She was born on 23 April 1987 in Mbozi district in Songwe 


Joseph L. MBELE
A Professor at St. Olaf College in Minnesota, USA

Joseph L. Mbele, currently a professor at St. Olaf College in Minnesota, USA, is a citizen of Tanzania, an alumnus of the University of Dar es Salaam and a past faculty member in the Department of Literature. He was born on 17 August 1951 in Litembo in Mbinga District, Ruvuma Region. He had his early formal education at Litembo Primary School from 1959 to 1962, after which he joined Hanga Seminary (1963-66) for both religious and secular instruction. From the seminary, he went to Likonde Seminary for ‘O-level’ secondary education (1967-70). On passing his examinations in 1970, he proceeded to Mkwawa High School in Iringa for ‘Advanced-level’ secondary (Forms 5 and 6) study from 1971 to 1972.