The University Establishment
The University of Dodoma (UDOM) was established in the year 2007. It is located approximately 7 kilometers east of Dodoma city covering 6,000 hectares. It is the unique university in Tanzania because it is the largest in the country aiming at enrolling 40,000 students at a time when its infrastructures will be completed.
This University is a proud of Tanzania due to the fact that was whole built using domestic finances, and has a specific purpose of bringing positive impact on the development of our country and the world at large.
UDOM is built at the centre of the country and in the capital city of Tanzania. Thus, when you are in Dodoma city, whether during the day or night, you will be able to see some of the buildings of the University of Dodoma including the famous conference hall – Chimwaga decorating Rocky Mountains which are covered by the tropical climatic vegetation.
In its structure, the university is committed to provide knowledge and skills on different fields of study including health, engineering in (ICT, environment, and earth sciences), education, energy, technology, business, economy, languages, arts, development studies, mathematics, natural sciences, social sciences and law. Different programmes have been designed for each field of study mentioned and these include: diploma, degree, masters and PhDs
Another thing that makes the University of Dodoma unique is its structure. The university has six (6) Colleges, (3) Schools and (2) Institutes in its campus each with different capacity of enrollment of students at a time. Again, each college is built in a separate area and all necessary services are available in each college.