The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) started in 1961 as a College of the University of London. In 1963 it became a Constituent College of the University of East Africa. It is situated in the Western side of the city of Dar es Salaam, occupying 1,625 acres on the observation hill, 13 kilometers from the city center. It was formerly established in August 1970, as a National University, through the University of Dar es Salaam Act number 12 of 1970.
It was established with three main objectives, namely: to transmit knowledge as a basis of action, from one generation to another; to act as a center for advancing frontiers of knowledge through scientific research; and to meet the high-level human resource needs of the Tanzanian society.Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for PhD Scholarship in Renewable Energy tenable at the University of Dar es Salaam, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering under the “Widespread Use of Geothermal Energy in East Africa” research project. The project is funded by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA).
UDSM Fully Funded Scholarships 2021 Academic Year
The University of Dar es Salaam is the oldest public university in Tanzania with a unique community of students and staff who are dedicated in bringing out the best in all its members. The aim is to provide the best possible environment for teaching, learning research and public services, and our track record of success is well known in East Africa, Africa and the rest of the world.
The University is led by the Vision “To become a leading Centre of Intellectual Wealth spearheading the Quest for Sustainable and Inclusive Development” and its Mission is, “The University of Dar es Salaam will advance the economic, social and technological development of Tanzania and beyond through excellent teaching and learning, research and knowledge exchange”.