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UDSM is home to about 600 international students from about 30 countries spread in all continents. Read more...

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Alumni Profiles

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UDSM Alumni relations office has the pleasure to invite you to the UDSM Half Marathon which will be held on 7th December 2019. The aim of the marat

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Training for Hosts Buddy 2019

What: Training for Hosts Buddy 2019

Venue: Confucius Institute UDSM

Time: 08

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Enterpreneurship Training at UDSM

Enterpreneurship Training at UDSM

Venue: Nkurumah Hall- UDSM msin Campus

Time: 08:30 am

Guest of Honor:Hon. Jenista M

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SADC Public Lecture

Theme: "Deepening Intergration in SADC: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities"

KeyNote Speaker: H.E. Benjamin William Mkap

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East China Normal University Visit

In course of maintain a good relationship with our partner the University of Dar es Salaam is looking forward to host a four days visit from East C

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Application Deadline

Deadline application into 2019 Buddy Program

Please applicants we are here to inform you that the deadline for applying to became a host

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Patricia McFADDEN (eSwatini)
Feminist, sociologist, educator and writer

Radical African feminist, sociologist, educator and writer, Patricia McFadden is an alumna of the University of Dar es Salaam, hailing from the Kingdom of eSwatini (before April 2018 known originally as Swaziland). She attended both primary and secondary schools in Swaziland where she also had her bachelor degree at the University of Botswana and Swaziland (UBS). This was in the early 1960s. In 1967, she gained admission at the University of Dar es Salaam for a master’s degree in Sociology. This was a time in Tanzania of growing internationalist ideas profuse campus and student politics, 

Bertram B.B. MAPUNDA
Principal of Jordan University College in Morogoro

Bertram Baltasar Mapunda?current Principal of Jordan University College in Morogoro—is our ‘UDSM Alumnus of the Month’ for August 2021. He was born on the 26th day of September 1957 in Lukali village in Lituhi, Nyasa district (Ruvuma region), where he obtained his primary education.  He moved on to Likonde Seminary in Mbinga district for both O-Level and A-Level of secondary education which was obtainable at the same school from Form I (1975/6) through VI (1981). Upon completion of secondary Form VI, he joined the Dar es Salaam College of Education for a two-year diploma