UDSM International office is in charge of proving guidance, designing and coordinating respective programmes for various international visitors. This is usually done in partnership to hosting units and departments at UDSM.

Its duties include:

  • advising prospective visitors and putting them in touch with the people/units best suited to the purpose of their visit
  • designing and managing appropriate programmes for international to UDSM, and fact-finding missions for individuals, groups, donors, potential donors, diplomats, academics, etc
  • advising and assisting international visitors on Tanzania immigration regulations about visas, permits and passes.
  • managing and scheduling campus and cultural tours

In order to assist us to plan for the visits so that they result to maximum benefit for all concerned and to accommodate the many visit’s requests that the university receives, it has become necessary to request some systematic advance information prior to the visit. To this end please complete the visitor’s guidance form


Prospective staff or visiting academic staff visa or work-permit queries: kindly send an email to

Visitors Accommodation

For accommodation at UDSM research flats for visiting academics, researchers and staff, please contact Research Flats through telephone +255 222410 514.


Visitors Gallery