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

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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.

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!

International coaching Courses

Every year, as part of the foreign cultural and educational policy of the German Federal Foreign Office, the Sports Faculty of the University of Leipzig organizes two courses of postgraduate studies for coaches and physical education teachers coming from developing countries , each of a duration of 5 months and in four alternating specializations and languages.

For more information please contact the German Embassy

Why learn German?

Information for people who want to take a front seat in the twenty-first century.

Study opportunities in East-Africa, Scholarships for LLM and PhD studies offered

The Tanzanian-German Centre for Postgraduate Studies in Law (TGCL) offers aspiring lawyers and law students a structured LLM and PhD study programme with the goal of qualifying them for leading positi...

Excellence in Engineering and the Sciences Made in Germany

TU9 is the alliance of the leading institutes of technology in Germany. They offer a wide range of courses in engineering and the sciences as well as an excellent all-round education.


Logo Aktion Afrika

Applications are invited from candidates in East African Community (EAC) Partner States (i.e. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) for entry into a postgraduate study programme in law (LLM or PhD) offered by the Tanzanian-German Centre for Postgradu-ate Studies in Law (TGCL). The deadline for applications is 15 April 2012.

Scholarship and support programme: students do better when they feel at home


From welcome breakfasts to friendship programmes, German universities come up with lots of interesting ways of making it easier for international students to settle into their new surroundings. The DAAD offers them a combined scholarship and support programme (STIBET), which is funded by the Federal Foreign Office. It supports introductory events and country evenings as well as specialist support for foreign doctoral students. Projects like Die Brücke (The Bridge) in Münster have developed their own special approaches and act as examples for other universities.

Weimar has the best international university in Germany

Universität Weimar erhält Auszeichnung

The Bauhaus University in Weimar, Thuringia, describes itself as being eager to experiment, open and creative, and it seeks proximity to industrial practice. But now, it can also boast the title of “best international university 2011” in Germany. This year the university came first in the “international university” competition.