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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.

Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

Born in 1944, during World War II, in Ntungamo in Ankole, Uganda Protectorate, to parents Mzee Amos Kaguta (1916– 2013), a cattle herder, and Ma Esteri Kokundeka Nganzi (1918–2001), a housewife. The world war was the source of his own personal name ‘Museveni’: one born at the time of the military service of the Seventh Regiment of the King’s African Rifles. He went to school to Kyamate Elementary, Mbarara High and Ntare Schools which, being among very few prestigious mission or else privately-sponsored character- building institutions, must have formed his early base of character formation and resilience built a strong foundation for the intellectual and ‘scouting’ feats of his later part of life.

Asha-Rose Mtengeti MIGIRO

Hailing from Upare in the Tanzanian northern region of Kilimanjaro, Asha-Rose Mtengeti was born in Songea in the southern region of Ruvuma on 9 July 1956. She obtained primary and secondary education in various schools in Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro and Tanga regions in Tanzania, beginning at MnaziMmoja Primary School in 1963, proceeding with Korogwe Primary School, then to Weruweru Secondary School for junior secondary and finally to Korogwe Secondary School for senior secondary education, which she completed in 1975. Entering the University of Dar es Salaam in 1977, she obtained LLB first class honours in 1980 and proceeded thereafter