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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.


Lambertha H. MAHAI
Immediately past Director of the National Institute of Adult Education (IAE)

An immediately past Director of the National Institute of Adult Education (IAE) in  Tanzania, Mrs. Lambertha Hyasint Mahai [née Ndunguru] is the University of Dar es Salaam’s ‘Alumna of the Month’ for September 2021. She was born on 4th January 1950 and grew up in Langiro village in Mbinga district, along Lake Malawi (alias Lake Nyasa) in the south-west of Tanzania. As she recalls, she was only lucky to get into the first eight years of her education thanks to a determined and defiant mother, who at that time resisted dominant community pressure not to enrol girl children in school. She attended Langiro lower primary school (from 1958 to 1961) Peramiho girls’ upper primary school in Ruvuma


Abu A. K. MVUNGI
Former Rector at the Institute of Social Work (ISW) in Dar es Salaam

Abu Abdala Kambagha Mvungi ?an alumnus as well as past staff member of the University of Dar es Salaam—is our ‘UDSM Alumnus of the Month’ for September 2021. He was born on the 31st of December 1955 in the Mikuyuni Village of Mwanga district (Kilimanjaro region), where he grew up and had his primary education at Mwanga Primary School from 1963-1969.  For secondary education, he went to Moshi Secondary School for ordinary-level 1970-1973 and then to Milambo Secondary School in Tabora for A-level from 1974-1975. Upon completion of secondary Form VI, with high academic performance, he joined the University of Dar es Salaam for undergraduate studies at the University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences