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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.

Peter Nicolas MATERU

Peter Nicolas Materu was born on February 24, 1954 in Uru, Moshi, in Kilimanjaro region and he went through primary and secondary education in schools both in and outside the village well to the level of Advanced-level (Form VI) examinations, which he passed so well. He remembered to have been an exemplary performer in science subjects, particularly in physics and mathematics – subjects which many youths tended to run away from. In 1975, he was admitted at the University of Dar es Salaam’s Faculty of Engineering for the BSc degree programme in engineering, specialising in electrical engineering. He earned his degree award in 1978.


Marina Alois NJELEKELA

Marina Alois Njelekela is the University’s ‘Alumna of the Month’ for March 2021. She is a Tanzanian physiologist, previously listed as ‘a noteworthy physiologist’ by Marquis Who’s Who, an American world reference resource book that publishes selected short biographies on professionals and personalities from countless global institutions, industries and organisations that are linked with the kind of professional products, services and quality brands they are known to have offered.

Marina was born on July 23, 1964 in Dar-es-salaam, daughter of a Mr Alois Simon and Mrs Bernada Sunzi (Kapinga) Njelekela. She is said to have had a fairly smooth yet hardworking journey through primary, junior secondary and advanced sec