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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.


Naomi Bakunzi Katunzi is a UDSM alumna belonging to the 1973 graduating class. Memory of several things connected with her service to the public, both in Tanzania and beyond, should help inspire the younger generation of today and tomorrow. She was born on 20th November 1948, in Ngara District, Kagera Region. She had her primary education (Std I-IV, 1955-59) at Kasulu Native Authority Primary School in Kigoma and Mvumi Middle School in Dodoma (Std V-VIII, 1960-63), proceeding to secondary education at Msalato Girls Secondary School in Dodoma (Form I-IV, 196467) and Korogwe Girls Secondary School in Tanga region for the ‘A-levels’ 


UDSM’s search for its ‘Alumnus of the Month' for August 2022 landed on one of the youngest, well-educated and trained engineers of the current century, returned from doctoral study overseas, by the name of Rashid Mkemai. He belongs to UDSM’s graduating class of 2005. Rashid was born forty-three years ago, on 14th September 1979, in Ilala district in Dar es Salaam, and of working parents.  His parents hail from Rufiji (Dad) and Morogoro (Mom), to which parental ethno-geographic origins he makes casual fond reference. Rashid had his primary education at Ufukoni Primary School, in Kigamboni, from 1987 to 1992. Thereafter, he was admitted at Azania Secondary School