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.

Google Scholar Citations

Google Scholar Citations provide a simple way for authors to keep track of citations to their articles. You can check who is citing your publications, graph citations over time, and compute several citation metrics. You can also make your profile public, so that it may appear in Google Scholar results when people search for your name, e.g., Karim Manji.

Note: Google Scholar Citations public profiles improve transparency of your institution

Short Courses

Proposal writing, Research,Innovation and, Clinical Trials Management
Starting date:
14th to 15th February 2017
MUHAS, Dar Es Salaam. Download Application Form

Laboratory Management
Starting date:
5th February to 10th March 2017
MUHAS, Dar Es Salaam. Download the Advert

Entrepreneurship Skills
Starting date: 14th & 21st January, 2017
Venue: SOSMED-MUHAS, Dar es Salaam. Download the Advert

Research News

Iron Deficiency and Anaemia in Heart Failure

A novel study from MUHAS shows that iron deficiency (ID) and anaemia are common and harmful in individuals with heart failure (HF). Read More!

Research Links and Collaborations

Library Services

MUHAS Library is the largest national collection of health resources. Read More!


The Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences offer elective periods of study to Medical, Nursing, and Dental students in their clinical years for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programsRead More! 

ICT Services

The University provides ICT services to academic staff, students, researchers and administrative staff. These services include e-mail, internet, telephone, training, and consultancy services. Read More!

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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