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Word from the Vice Chancellor

Vice Chancellor's welcome note

Kampala International University (KIU) is a chartered private University in Uganda, East Africa, the Great Lakes Region. KIU has established her presence in Kenya and Tanzania. Kampala International University Dar es Salaam College is a Constituent College of KIU. The College began as a Study Center of KIU at a temporary site (In Quality plaza-Pugu road Dar es Salaam) and later developed into a college. It is now permanently situated on an impressive 100 acre piece of land at the popular Gongolamboto town of Dar es Salaam (500m off Julius Nyerere Road).

There are various academic programmes in the college that are well packaged to suit the times, challenges and potentials of her prospective students. These programs lead to the award of; Certificates, Diplomas and Degrees in the fields of Management, Education, Social Sciences, Science and Technology, Engineering, Health Sciences and Law.

At the college, the management, staff and students work together to explore the heights of knowledge and develop the total man in today's continually challenging environment. We have state-of-the-art facilities to motivate the serious-minded towards enviable achievements.

The College's Council and Management are in a calculated attempt to take all our students to the next level of academic attainment.

You are most welcome to KIU DAR ES SALAAM COLLEGE.

Karibuni Sana

Prof.Ndaula Mohammad
Vice Chancellor

How to Apply

How to Apply

If you are not certain about the program you can apply for, please go through our Academic Programmes. If you have made up your mind that you wish enroll with us in one of the Academic Programmes, you can follow one of the following alternatives to apply to KIU Dar es Salaam College:

1. Application through TCU's Central Admission System

Application through CENTRAL ADMISSION SYSTEM applies to Tanzanian direct entry applicants (form six leavers) - Therefore, all direct entry applicants who would wish to study in KIU-Dar es Salaam college are supposed to make their applications through TCU's centralized admission system. (more information on http://tcu.go.tz/ and cas.tcu.go.tz)

2. Application Through NACTE

Diploma Applicants are supposed to make their Applications through NACTE Online Application System. For further information concerning NACTE Application System Click Here.

3. Direct Application to the University

DIRECT APPLICATION applies to applicants who do not fall under direct entry category. This includes the following;

  • O' level leavers and A'level leavers that do not qualify for direct entry who wish to apply for certificate courses and/or diploma courses
  • Certificate holders who wish to apply for diploma courses.
  • Bachelors degree holders who wish to apply for postgraduate diploma and masters programmes.

To apply directly through the University Admissions Office follow the following procedure:

  1. Buy an application form from any of our offices or download the Application form (Click here to download).
  2. Fill all required details in the form.
  3. Return the form to the Director of Admissions, Kampala International University using the address mentioned in the form by submitting the correctly filled form with all necessary attachments to any of our offices or through POST SERVICES (Addresses are listed below).

The following is the list of our various offices where you can submit your application.

Dar es Salaam (At the Admissions Office)
Dar es Salaam College (Gongo la mboto)
P.O Box 9790, Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Phone: +255 715 051 624
Dar es Salaam liaison office
Ghana, Ohio Avenue,
Posta House, 8th floor, Room 808
P.O Box 9790, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 655 473 768

NOTE: Application forms are charged a non-refundable amount of 30,000/= TSH for all applications

Payments can be made in These (Click here) Bank Accounts

KIU at a glance

KIU at a glance

KIU Dar es Salaam College
KIU Dar es Salam began operations in January 2009 operating from Quality Plaza along Pugu road.Currently, the University Centre is situated on a 100 acre piece of land, at Gongo la Mboto area in Ilala District, 7 Km from Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Airport along Pugu road. This spacious campus offers an ideal university learning atmosphere and plenty of room for further expansion. The first phase of development is almost complete. Visit our Photo gallery to see different views of our campus.

KIU Main Campus
From the small beginnings of 2001, KIU main campus has expanded dramatically in terms of student numbers, staff and physical facilities. KIU attained its charter status on March 2008. The main campus is located in Kampala, about 5km away from the city center along Kansanga - Munyonyo Road. (For further information about KIU main Campus please visit www.kiu.ac.ug)

KIU's Philosophy
KIU's philosophy regards each student as a unique individual who bring to the learning environment certain strengths and ideals.It is the role of University to assist students actualize their strengths.


  • To produce independent and competent graduates capable of making wise decisions which will enable them to become good members of society and contribute to their proffessions,the nation and the global community.
  • To become premier international University in the Great Lake region,providing needs-based, market-driven quality academic programmes.
  • To supplement government's effort in the stimulation of higher education by providing education to a larger section of society.
  • To provide professional and continued learning for practicing professionals.
  • To undertake research projects in various fields that shall contribute to the political, economic, social and technological development of society.
  • To undertake partnership with other institutions in order to enhance mutually beneficial objectives.

OUR MOTTO: "Exploring the Heights"

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