Application Procedure For Tanzanian
i) Applicants under Direct Entry Scheme
The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), in collaboration with University Institutions, National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) and other higher education institutions in the country has established a Central Admission System (CAS) which will be operational starting with the 2010/2011 admissions.
Applicants with direct qualifications i.e. those who have completed A-level secondary education (Form VI), will have to apply through the Central Admission System as advertised by the TCU.
ii) Applicants under Equivalent Qualifications
Under this scheme applicants will continue lodging their applications with the University of Dar es Salaam. All University of Dar es Salaam undergraduate degree programmes are advertised in the local media (newspapers) and on the University website. All applications are submitted by filling the requisite application forms and not in the form of letters. Applicants are urged to apply after the programmes have been advertised and not before. Applicants are advised to obtain Application Forms and Instructions to Applicants from the Directorate of Undergraduate Studies through the following address:
Director of Undergraduate Studies
University of Dar es Salaam
P.O. Box 35091
Dar es Salaam,
Application forms and Instructions to Applicants can also be obtained at the offices of the Regional Education Officers in Mainland Tanzania, and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education for Zanzibar, or can be downloaded from the University website at www.udsm.ac.tz
For Overseas student
The University of Dar es Salaam welcomes international students and makes every effort to assist them to get admitted in its academic programs.
Anyone satisfying the eligibility criteria for admission is welcome to apply. Foreign nationals currently living in Tanzania may also take the opportunity to join in the different programs. The tuition fees and other charges of the programs are at a reasonable level.
The applicants from abroad must obtain valid VISA to study at UDSM. Responsibility of getting a VISA from The Tanzania High Commission/Consulate concerned lies with the students.
All fees and charges involved for issuance of VISA or extension of VISA should be borne by the incumbent students.