Culture, Science and Education
Benjamin Moser plays Shubert, Shumann and more......
Hosted and invited by the Kuehne Foundation Dar es Salaam (
) and the German Embassy Mr. Moser performed in a concert at the German Residence to an invited audience. Classical pieces of Schubert (his unforgotten Sonata B-Dur D 960), Schumann’s famous Kinderszenen Op.15, Rachmaninov’s preludes and Chopin was the repertoire played and pleased the audience.
Benjamin Moser is a prizewinner in the prestigious Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow, in the International Young Concert Artists Auditions in New York, as well as other competitions as Paris (Gulbenkian Centre), Washington (Kennedy Centre) and New York (Carnegie Zankel Recital Hall).
“Action Music Tanzania” – Germany supports the education of music teachers in Tanzania
Germany supports the newly established organization “Action Music Tanzania” which fosters the education of Tanzanian music teachers. As a first step a workshop was held at the University of Dar es Salaam.
The International Joint Master of Science Regional Development Planning and Management
Mrs. Cecilia Yona has successfully completed the two year postgraduate SPRING programme and obtains the title of Master of Science in Development Planning and Manangement
Musical Life in Germany
German's musical life is noted for its diversity, high quality and geographic density - keywords that continue as ever to define Germany's special reputation as a land of music.
Opening of the 5th International Ethnomusicology Symposium
The Dept. of Fine and Performing Arts of the University of Dar es Salaam organized the 5th edition of this landmark symposium in East Africa, which is supported by the German cultural institute, the Goethe-Institute. This year, under the promotion of interregional knowledge sharing of art and culture, the most prominent scholar of African music study, Prof. J.H. Kwabena Nketia from Ghana was the Guest of Honor.
GIZ showcases ICT innovations at elearning Africa conference
“Quality, open innovation and the GC21 E-Academy” – these themes have been at the core of GIZ’s engagement at eLearning Africa, the continents largest conference on ICT for development, education and training. The ‘Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)’ reached out to the more than 1700 participants from all over the world gathering in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Book Launch on Ukuti Ukuti - A Swahili Children's Song Book
The Dhow Country Music Academy, the Norwegian Embassy and the German Embassy launched the Swahili Children's Song Book "Ukuti Ukuti" on 16 May 2011 at the Norwegian Ambassador's residence.
Germany supports Music Campus at University Dar es Salaam
For the first time the Global Music Academy undertakook a Teacher Training Programme for musicians and music educators from eight different African countries at the University of Dar es Salaam, from 2 – 15 October 2010. This programme was financed by the German Federal Foreign Office in the framework of its „Action Africa“.
Tanzanian-German Centre for Postgraduate Studies in Law
The TGCL offers aspiring lawyers and law students a structured LLM and PhD study programme with the goal of qualifying them for leading positions in East Africa. The programme is conducted at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law (Formerly Faculty of Law), in close cooperation with the Institute of African Studies and the Faculty of Law, Business Administration and Economics, University of Bayreuth. TGCL is one of five centres established in Africa under the name “African Excellence – Fachzentren zur Eliteförderung”, funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Foreign Office.
Studying in Germany
Germany is an increasingly attractive place in which to study, offering international degrees such as Bachelor and Master degrees, courses taught in English and a system which enables credits for attendance and examination passes to be accumulated and transferred.
Cultural life in Germany
Cultural life in Germany is varied and exciting - why not discover it for yourself!