University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) invites International students to spend four weeks of their summer in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, the United Republic of Tanzania which is inhabited by friendly and warm-hearted people. The four-week Summer Programme will be held from 25th June to 31st July, 2023. It combines both a study and cultural experience at one of the oldest and premier public universities in East Africa.

UDSM International Summer School 2023 will also offer you a great opportunity to participate in the exciting “Tanzania Unforgettable” tours to top-rated tourist attractions in Tanzania including three of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa (Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Mount Kilimanjaro) also, a paradise island known as Zanzibar which is famous for its history, rich culture and magnificent beaches.


  • Be currently enrolled or recently graduated at a recognized Higher Learning Institution.
  • Be aged 18 years and above at the start of the Program.
  • Demonstrate a suitable level of English proficiency.



  1. African History and Culture.
  2. Kiswahili Language:
  • Cluster I: Elementary Level
  • Cluster II: Intermediate Level
  • Cluster III: Advanced Level



Fees for each participant will be $1,200 covering;

  • Airport Transfers between Julius Nyerere International Airport and the place of stay.
  • Orientation, Welcome and Closing Functions.
  • Registration Fees.
  • Tuition Fees.
  • Student ID Card.
  • Text Books and Class Notes.
  • Access to the University Library.
  • Local transport to all program activities.
  • Weekend and Cultural activities package.
  • Certificate of Attendance.
  • Student Visa.

Components not included in the Summer School fees:

  • Flight Ticket.
  • Travel and Medical Insurance.
  • Meals and Accommodation.

All other excursions that are not included in the official Summer School Programme.



Application Process:

  1. Complete the online application form and provide all other required documents. Please visit: to access the application form.
  2. Successful applicants will be contacted for further information.
  3. Invoice will be issued to the accepted applicants with payment instructions.
  4. After payment of the indicated Summer School fees a Letter of Acceptance will be issued.
  5. Pre-Arrival Information will be provided.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2023


For further details such as accommodation, course outline, program timetable visit