The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) is a public university established in 1970 by the Act of Parliament No. 12 of 1970. The university is guided by different instruments including the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005; University Charter of 2007; University Vision 2061; Corporate Strategic Plan; Five-Year Rolling Strategic Plan and numerous policies and guidelines. The university has a three-tier organisational structure in the form of the central administration; colleges/schools/institutes; and departments. The university’s aim is to become a leading centre of intellectual wealth, spearheading Tanzania’s and Africa’s quest for sustainable and inclusive development.