Studying at MUHAS

We welcome you to Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), which is the first Public University for Health Sciences in Tanzania. We commend you for your interest to know about MUHAS and you will get all information related to studying in the University as you go through this website. In summary the University offers a variety of programmes in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, Laboratory and Allied Sciences, at diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

On this website you will find both old and newly established undergraduate programmes in laboratory sciences, radiological therapy technology and new postgraduate programmes, conducted in five schools and two institutes.

In case you decide to study at MUHAS, you will enjoy the peaceful and excellent academic environment at the University, which is strategically, located about one kilometer from the Dar es Salaam city center, the commercial capital of Tanzania.

The University library will be your most resourceful facility as you study at MUHAS. The library has a twenty-four hours reading room, supported by fully functional ICT facilities. Your learning environment at MUHAS will be even more comfortable and easy through a well-established ICT system with computer laboratories and other e-learning resources. Your research interests will be well supported by these facilities and a team of seasoned researchers.

It is our hope that you will find this website resourceful and you will endeavor to make full use of it during your stay at this University. It provides guidance for academic programmes, examination rules and regulations, other special academic requirements and other policies and procedure documents.

We once again welcome you if you have already chosen to study at MUHAS and if not I hope you will be one of our potential candidates for the coming academic year.

Research News

East and West African Sickle Cell Anaemia are Genetically Similar

African collaboration unpicks disease variations by combining local genomic research with large-scale genome-wide association techniques.
Sickle cell anaemia is most common in Africa and up to 11,000 children are born with the condition every year in Tanzania alone. Yet most of what is known about the genetic basis of this inherited disease comes from studies of US-based or UK-based African-Caribbean populations. Read More!

Short Courses


Teaching Methodology
Starting date :
10th August to 18th September 2015, Venue: MUHAS. Download the Advert.
Publishing Science
Starting date :
29th June to 01st July 2015, Venue: MUHAS. Download the Advert.

Short course on Health Research Ethics
Starting date :
30th June to 3rd July 2015, Venue: CEEMI Conference Facility. Download the Advert.

Regional Course on Clinical Pharmacokinetics
Starting date : 21st to 30th  March  2016, Venue: Dar Es Salaam. Download the Advert and Application Form
Regional Course on Promoting Rational Use of Medicines
Starting date : 5th to 13th  October  2015, Venue: Dar Es Salaam. Download the Advert and Application Form

Traditional Medicine Development
Starting date : 24th to 28th  August  2015, Venue: MUHAS.Download the Advert (Swahili, English) and Application Forms (Swahili, English)
Medicine Evaluation and Registration
Starting date :19th Oct to 4th Nov,2015, Venue: MUHAS and TFDA. Download the Advert.

Health systems research:
Starting date : 06-11 July, 2015, Venue: MUHAS. Download the Advert.

Research Links and Collaborations

Library Services

The University Library  is the largest national collection of health/medical resources materials. Its main function is to provide Library documentation services to support health/ medical services, research and teaching at the University.Read More!

ICT Services

The University provides ICT services to academic staff, students, researchers and administrative staff. These services include e-mail services, internet services, telephone services, ICT training services, consultancy services,. 
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Kalenga Guest House
The MUHAS Kalenga Guest House (KGH) is a comfortable and safe place for researchers, faculty, fellows and residents located along Kalenga Street plot No 490, Upanga area.

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