Culture, Science and Education
Theatre performance in Tanzania on history of MV Liemba
“Das letzte Kleinod”, theatre from Schiffdorf/Germany staged a great performance on the history of the famous Steamboat MV Liemba (formerly Graf Goetzen). Building of the Central Railway Line to Kigoma and colonial life were addressed in the play. After month of rehearsals artists from Tanzania and Germany also performed in Kigoma, Tabora, Dodoma, Mororgoro and Bagamoyo (TASUBA).
Since 1981 the Federal Republic of Germany has supported the preservation of cultural heritage across the world through the Federal Foreign Office’s Cultural Preservation Programme, with the aim of strengthening people’s sense of their own national identity in the partner country and fostering cultural dialogue among partners. The Programme has become a very effective instrument of German cultural relations and education policy.
Cultural Preservation Programme
“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.
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.
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!