University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) 


IAU Member


top General Information


Street:P.O. Box 35091

City:Dar es Salaam

Tel.:+255(22) 241-0500

Fax:+255(22) 241-0078


Institution Funding



Founded 1961 as a College of the University of London. Became a Constituent College of the University of East Africa in 1963. Acquired present status (of National and Public University) and title 1970.

Academic Year

September to May

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate with passes in 5 approved subjects, obtained prior to the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education or equivalent; Advanced level certificate of secondary education with two principal level passes.

Tuition Fees

National:Tuition, c. 1-1.5m. per annum (TZS)



Accrediting Agency

Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : William Anangisye

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Tel:+255(22) 241-0700

Senior Administrative Officer : Florens D. A. M. Luoga

Job title:Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Research and Consultancy (DVC-ARC)

Tel:+255(22) 241-0077

International Relations Officer : David A. Mfinanga

Job title:Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration

Tel:+255(22) 241-0394

top Divisions

College : Agricultural and Fisheries Sciences and Technology

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Food Science

College : Arts and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Economics, Fine Arts, Geography, History, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Performing Arts, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Sociology, Statistics, Swahili

More details:CASS

College : Education

Fields of study:Adult Education, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Curriculum, Development Studies, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, French, Geography, History, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Physics, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Swahili, Teacher Training

More details:Dar Es Salaam - DUCE

College : Education

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Civics, Computer Science, Curriculum, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Geography, History, Literature, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Physics, Social Studies, Swahili, Teacher Training

More details:Mkwana - MUCE

College : Engineering and Technology

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Transport Engineering, Water Science

More details:CoET

College : Information and Communication Technologies

Fields of study:Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering

More details:COICT

College : Natural and Applied Science

Fields of study:Aquaculture, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Fishery, Geology, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Water Science, Wildlife, Zoology

More details:CONAS

Institute : Kiswahili (IKS)

Fields of study:Swahili

Institute : Marine Science (IMS)

Fields of study:Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Natural Resources

More details:Located in Zanzibar

School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Hotel Management, Management, Marketing, Tourism

More details:UDBS

School : Education

Fields of study:Continuing Education, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Physical Education, Sports

More details:SOED

School : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Medicine

School : Journalism and Mass Communication

Fields of study:Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations

More details:SJMC

School : Law

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law

More details:UDSL

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Fields of study:Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Adult Education, Archaeology, Banking, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Studies, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Fishery, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, Heritage Preservation, History, History, Hotel and Restaurant, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Journalism, Law, Literature, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Performing Arts, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Psychology, Sociology, Sports, Statistics, Swahili, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Zoology

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Agricultural Engineering, Archaeology, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Geography, Geology, Health Administration, History, Information Technology, International Business, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Music, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Physics, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Science Education, Social Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Theatre, Transport Management, Water Science, Zoology

Doctor of Philosophy

Fields of study:Archaeology, Business Administration, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Science and Oceanography, Music, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Public Administration, Sociology, Statistics, Technology, Theatre

Main Press

Dar es Salaam University Press Ltd


Statistics Year:2019-2020


Updated on 31-07-2018