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UDSM emerges the First in Tanzania in Webometrics Ranking

The University of Dar es Salaam is the largest and oldest public university in Tanzania. It is located on the west side of the city of Dar es Salaam, covering 1,625 hectares on the observation hill, 13 km from the city center. It was founded on July 1, 1970 through the parliamentary law no. 12 of 1970 and all enabling legal instruments of constituent colleges.

The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) has emerged the only University in Tanzania among the leading 50 Universities in Africa in the Ranking Web of World Universities (the Webometrics) https://www.webometrics.info/en/Africa. In the list of top universities released in July 2021, UDSM is in 42nd position in Africa, the 1,911th globally and the 1st among 51 Universities in Tanzania.

The Webometrics ranking measures the volume, visibility and impact of the web pages published by universities with special emphasis on the scientific output. The current ranking by the Webometrics shows that the UDSM has made progress globally compared to the ranking released in January 2021 where it emerged the 1,971st and it has continued to maintain its 1st position in Tanzania

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