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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.

Charles Venance LUGOMELA

Our UDSM Alumnus for May 2022 is none other than Charles Venance Lugomela, a graduate of the University of Dar es Salaam of the graduating class of 1993 and, until recently, the University’s own home-grown teacher and researcher in the fields of Zoology, Marine Biology and Plant Physiology. Currently he is rendering his services at another university within the country. Charles Lugomela was born on 16th January 1967 in Mwadila village in the Maswa District of Mwanza region to the north of Tanzania. At the age of eight, he attended primary school, first at Kilalo P/S in Bariadi (1975-1980) and then at Kitongo in Nzega (1980-1981). He was admitted for secondary education at Tabora Boys

Minister of State in the President's Office for Good Governance

UDSM’s search for its ‘Alumnus of the Month’ for June 2022 landed on George Huruma Mkuchika, a man who over a considerably long period of six decades has been associated with several fields and niches of public service in Tanzania. Currently one of the senior and ‘elder’ officials in government, Mr Mkuchika is a retired army captain and a career ministerial ‘fellow’. Throughout his career, he has combined qualities of a trained educator, a military cadre, and a government strategist for effective and morally-driven human resources for public deployment. He is known to have played these