Entrance of the University of Dar es Salaam.


In Tanzania, the DAAD offers scholarship programmes that are primarily aimed at supporting the training of future university lecturers and of academically trained specialists and managers. For managers at institutions of higher education, DAAD offers training courses through the DIES Programme.

Within the In-Country/ In-Region scholarship programme, DAAD offers scholarships for Master and PhD students at the following institutions:

Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology

  • Computational and Communication Science and Engineering – Master and PhD
  • Life Sciences and Bioengineering  – Master and PhD
  • Materials/Energy/Water and Environmental Sciences – Master and PhD

University of Dar es Salaam

  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development – Master and PhD
  • Food and Nutrition Security – Master and PhD
  • Strategic and Peace Studies – Master and PhD
  •  Immigration and Refugee Law – Master and PhD

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Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College

  • Public Health – PhD
  • Epidemiology and Applied Biostatistics  – Master

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Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences

  • Pharmacy – Master and PhD
  • Traditional Medicine – Master and PhD

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Moshi Co-operative University

  • Business/Finance – Master and PhD
  • Procurement – Master
  • Environmental Studies – PhD
  • Cooperative and Community Development/Cooperation – Master and PhD
  • Gender and Development – PhD

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DAAD also supports the following scientific networks with scholarships:

  • Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre (EASTC)
  • Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL)

Alumni of German universities in Tansania

There are about 1,500 DAAD Alumni in Tanzania who were funded either in Germany or the Africa region and who today successfully serve in the academic, business and political spheres. Many of them are ideal contacts for anyone interested in pursuing higher education studies or research in Germany. They formed an association:


Dr. Baanda Salim (chairman)
Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro
Email: basalim2000yahoo.co.uk