The Centre’s training programmes are designed to suit all those whose professional activities require an international relations perspective such as officials from the government, public and private business organizations, media, nongovernmental organizations, international organization and private individuals
1.2 All admissions’ inquiries should be forwarded to:
Academic, Research and Consultancy (Admissions)
Centre for Foreign Relations
P.O. Box 2824,
DAR ES SALAAM – Tanzania;
1.3 New students are admitted in September/October every year;
1.4 All admitted students are expected to conform to the Centre’s Regulations;
1.5 The deadline for registration of students is fourteen days after the commencement of the semester;
1.6 Except under special circumstances, no students shall be allowed to change courses two weeks after the commencement of studies;
1.7 No change of names by the students shall be allowed during the course of study and the students shall only be allowed to use names appearing on their certificates;
1.8 No students shall be allowed to postpone studies after the effective commencement of an academic year except under special circumstances. The permission to postpone studies shall be considered after producing satisfactory evidence of the reasons for postponement and upon a written approval from the sponsor. Special circumstances shall include:
1.8.1 Sickness, and
1.8.2 Severe sponsorship problems.
1.9 Applications shall only be considered and processed if accompanied by evidence of sponsorship;
10.1 Non-Tanzania applicants must clear all immigration formalities required before leaving for Tanzania. They must also obtain a residence permit before they enter the country from the: Immigration Department, Ministry of Home Affairs, P.O. Box 512, and DAR ES SALAAM
10.2 Application forms shall only be issued to those candidates who satisfy the minimum entry requirements, and after paying the non-refundable statutory application fee (subject to change) of Tshs.30, 000/= for Tanzanians and $30 for non-Tanzanians.
2.1 The Centre offers the following programmes
2.1.1 Certificate in International Relations and Diplomacy
2.1.2 Diploma in International Relations and Diplomacy
2.1.3 Bachelor in International Relations and Diplomacy
2.1.4 Postgraduate Diploma in Management of Foreign Relations
2.1.5 Postgraduate Diploma in Economic Diplomacy
2.2 CERTIFICATE IN INTERNATINAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY (CIRD) Minimum Entrance
2.2.1 A: Direct Entry Applicants of the Certificate programme must have an Ordinary Certificate
of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) with at least FOUR passes in any subject.
2.3 DIPLOMA IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY (DIRD) Minimum Entrance
2.3.1 Category A:
Direct Entry Applicants of the Diploma programme must have an Ordinary Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or equivalent with credit passes in THREE approved subjects, plus an Advanced Certificate of Sec ordinary Education Examination (ACSEE) or equivalent, with ONE Principal pass (in relevant subjects), TWO subsidiaries obtained at the same sitting. Principal passes in DIVINITY and ISLAMIC KNOWLEDGE shall not be considered for admission.
2.3.2 Category B: Equivalent Qualifications.
Applicants must have any good diploma/certificate from a recognized institution.
2.4 BACHELOR IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY (BIRD)
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
2.4.1 Category A: Direct Entry.
Applicants of the Bachelor programme must have an Ordinary Diploma (NTA 6) in International Relations and Diplomacy (DIRD) or related fields or equivalent as specified by NACTE from time to time.
2.4.2 Category B: Equivalent Qualifications.
Applicants must have any two principal passes in Advanced Level Certificate excluding religious subjects of its equivalent as described by NECTA from time to time.
2.5 POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT OF FOREIGN RELATIONS (PGD-MFR)
2.5.1 Applicants must have any good first degree or its equivalent from recognized institution or
2.5.2 A good Advanced Diploma from any recognized institution of not less than “B” grade.
2.5.3 Additional requirements may be required, especially proficiency in the English language.
2.6 POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY (PGD-ED)
2.6.1 Applicants must have any good first degree (preferably in Economics or Commerce) or its
Equivalent from recognized institution or
2.6.2 A good Advanced Diploma from any recognized institution of not less than “B” grade.
2.6.3 Additional requirements may be required, especially proficiency in the English language.