Open University of Tanzania

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The Open University of Tanzania
Chuo Kikuu Huria Cha Tanzania  (Swahili)
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Motto Quality Education for all
Type Public
Established 1992 (1992)
Chairman Prof. Samwel Wangwe
Chancellor Asha-Rose Migiro
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Elifas Tozo Bisanda.
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Coordinates: 6°47′0.83″S 39°15′52″E / 6.7835639°S 39.26444°E / -6.7835639; 39.26444
Campus Distance learning
Affiliations AAU, ACU, IAU

The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) is a distance learning public university in Tanzania.[1] It was established by an Act of Parliament No. 17 of 1992. It is a single mode institution offering certificate, diploma and degree courses through distance learning. Its Headquarters is situated in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and conducts its operations through 30 Regional Centres and 70 Study Centres.

It consists of:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Business Management
  • Faculty of Science, Technology and Environmental Studies
  • Institute of Continuing Education
  • Institute of Educational and Management Technologies
  • Directorate of Regional Services
  • Directorate of Research and Postgraduate Studies


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