Department of Mathematics operates under the College of Natural and Applied Sciences (CoNAS) of the University of Dar es Salaam. It offers one undergraduate degree, 1 postgraduate diploma, 2 masters’ degrees and 1 Ph. D degree.

The department also has interests in areas of mathematics, and has a number of published papers and books from its staff members. The department collaborates with other organisations such as Mathematics Association of Tanzania (MAT) to establish projects that promote enthusiasm in mathematics in the community, especially amongst young scholars, so that it acts as a catalyst towards development of the nation.


Transmit mathematics knowledge and application from one generation to another, conduct scientific research and provide teaching to public service and make mathematics more marketable.


The vision of the Mathematics Department is to become a national centre of excellence in Mathematics in terms of knowledge creation, quality education, public services and in knowledge and human resources capacity building in mathematics.


“Mathematics is learning by practice”.