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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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UNDERGRADUATE

The University of Dar es salaam (UDSM) offers various academic programmes leading to the award of certificates, diplomas, and degrees.

Postgraduate

The University of Dar es salaam offers various postgraduate programmes leading to the award of postgraduate diploma, masters and PhD degrees.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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.


Verdiana Grace Masanja (née Kashaga)
Professor at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology

Verdiana Grace Masanja (née Kashaga) is UDSM’s ‘Alumna of the Month’ for February 2021. Presently, she is a professor at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha, Tanzania. She has been there since February 2018.

She was born in Bukoba Urban on October 12, 1952, going to Ihungo Primary school in Bukoba urban (1959-1962), Nyakabungo extended Primary School in Mwanza town (1963-1966), Chopra Secondary School in Mwanza town for almost one year of ‘Ordinary’-level secondary education (1967) and Rosary College (1967-1970) for the remaining years of Ordinary-level secondary education. 


Davis George Mwamfupe
Current Mayor of the City of Dodoma

The current Mayor of the City of Dodoma, who is also an immediately past professor of Geography at the University of Dodoma and a previous senior lecturer in geography at
the University of Dar es es Salaam, is an alumnus of the University of Dar es Salaam. He is a UDSM graduate of the 1983 graduating class. Davis George Mwamfupe was born on 27 September 1956 in Rungwe district in Mbeya and attended the early phases of education in his home district. He proceeded with ordinary and high school for a total of six years before joining the University of Dar es Salaam at the-then Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in 1980.