Off the coast of the Indian Ocean lies Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This densely populated city is the largest in Tanzania and remains a political and economic center despite no longer being the official capital of the country. Dar es Salaam began as a fishing village in the 19th century and has now become a vital trading post for the country.
Undergraduate or graduate students choosing to study here can explore a multitude of cultural sites and experiences. Students can observe this energetic city by traveling through the Kariakoo market, visiting the nearby island beaches or setting off on a safari through East Africa. This city also serves as a hub for international organizations and aid groups for students seeking volunteer opportunities.