Short Courses

Confucius Institute at the University of Dar es Salaam invites the applicants for the Chinese Language Short Courses (Evening/weekend Courses).

Main Objective

The main objectives of CI-UDSM are

to meet the Tanzania’s growing need of understanding Chinese language, culture, technology and skills and to increase mutual understanding among the peoples of China and Tanzania.

CI-UDSM also acts as a platform for socio-political and economic exchanges and collaborations between China and Tanzania.

In addition, CI will stimulate research on various aspects of Sino-Tanzania relations; including history, education, science and technology.

Besides, CI-UDSM is linking the University students and companies in Tanzania.


Confucius Institute at UDSM devote itself to satisfying the demands of Tanzanian people who learn the Chinese language,

to enhancing understanding of the Chinese language and culture by Tanzanians,

to strengthening educational and cultural exchange and cooperation and deepening friendly relationships between China and Tanzania,

to promote the development of multi-culturalism, and to construct a harmonious world.


Chinese language teaching;

Training Chinese language instructors and providing Chinese language teaching resources;

Holding the HSK examination (Chinese Proficiency Test) and tests for the certification of Chinese language teachers;

Providing information and consultative services concerning China's education, Culture and so forth;

Conducting language and cultural exchange activities between China and Tanzania.




Time and Day

Tuition fees

Basic Chinese Level I

16:30 to 18:30

Tshs 120,000 for UDSM students;

Basic Chinese Level II

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Tshs 150,000 for Secondary School students;

Intermediate Chinese Level I


Duration: 2 Months each level

Tshs 200,000 for UDSM staff and students from other Universities;and Tshs 300,000 for others

Intermediate Chinese Level II

Jan - Mar, Apr - Jun, Jul - Sept, Oct - Nov


Application Fee: Tshs 10,000/=

To register for the courses above please download the application form here fill the form and email the filled form to or contact +255 784 991 010 or +255 717 930 338.

Then pay the tuition fee and send back the bank slip to Confucius Institute Building .

Account No: 0150396152200, CRDB Bank

Account name: Confucius Institute - UDSM

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