A Welcome Note

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Institute of Marine Sciences website. The Institute of Marine Sciences was established in 1978 with the mandate to conduct research and offer postgraduate and undergraduate training and consultancy services in a         Read More  >>

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Thank you for your interest in applying at the Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam. Our step-by-step admission guidelines are designed to help you easily navigate the application process and ensure that you complete your appli

Information for visitors

Welcome to the Institute of Marine sciences (IMS) of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) and to Tanzania in general. The following guidelines are intended to assist you in finding your way to the various places and offices within the Institute’s premises. Due to our current limitation of facilities and resources, these guidelines are aiming at maximizing the utilization of existing facilities and resources. You are kindly requested to take some time to familiarize yourself with these guidel


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Our Team

As a team, we are governed by national policy priorities as well as the Institute’s obligation to contribute to scientific knowledge



sutas workshop

The Institute of Marine Sciences (IMS) of the University of Dar es Salaam, located in Zanzibar, in collaboration with Leibniz Center for Tropical M

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the 10th wiomsa scientific symposium

The Symposium Programme comprises a combination of plenary and parallel sessions. Prominent experts from within and outside of the region will be i

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In order to fulfill the vision, mission and objectives, the Institute has the following functions: Promote and enhance excellence in marine sciences and technology

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The IMS library is currently located at IMS premises located at Mizingani, Zanzibar Town, which can accommodate a maximum of 20 students at a time. The library is part o

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The institute has the necessary basic field and laboratory equipment for conducting training and research in marine sciences including boats . In addition to laboratory a

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