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Tanzania: University of Dar es Salaam

University of Dar es Salaam, UDSM, is the oldest and biggest university in Tanzania, established in 1961. The main campus is situated in the Observation Hill area, 13 kilometres from Dar es Salaam city centre. Here lecture halls, student dorms, restaurants and research centres share the green campus space. UDSM is a public university that offers Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral Degrees to the university’s 27 000 students.

Nkrumah hall, UDSM

University in brief

Language of instruction: English
Academic calendar: October to February, March to July.
Credit system: 60 credits is equivalent to 30 ECTS.
Youtube:  University of Dar es Salaam
Note: The exchange with UDSM is part of the partnership with the KTH Global Development Hub (GDH), which means, among other things, that you need to take a mandatory project course within the exchange. You can find more information on Project courses in Africa through KTH Global Development Hub .

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 4-6
Grade requirements: No