University of Dar es Salaam: Rankings

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The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 1st in Tanzania and 1635th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 26 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Dar es Salaam is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 5,366 publications and 88,624 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 74 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#1635 of 14,131 In the World
#27 of 1,104 In Africa
#1 of 31 In Tanzania
#1 of 7 In Dar es Salaam
#239 of 1,011 For Forestry
#299 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#306 of 1,000 For Archaeology
#983 of 7,349 For Alumni Impact
#2891 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 23 other topics

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Environmental Science

The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Tanzania and 607th in the World with 1,962 publications made and 47,138 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management, Geology, Agricultural Science.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 7 In Tanzania
#14 of 243 In Africa
#607 of 4,023 In the World

University of Dar es Salaam
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 15 14
1992 10 8
1993 3 3
1994 5 5
1995 4 3
1996 15 18
1997 14 31
1998 14 36
1999 21 29
2000 32 52
2001 26 77
2002 29 66
2003 32 93
2004 52 92
2005 49 231
2006 36 87
2007 48 120
2008 63 161
2009 87 277
2010 80 262
2011 62 234
2012 72 247
2013 74 342
2014 93 435
2015 96 212
2016 125 224
2017 155 213
2018 121 138
2019 115 220
2020 135 220
2021 126 99

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Tanzania and 1027th in the World with 1,381 publications made and 17,294 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Demography, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Archaeology.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 9 In Tanzania
#27 of 264 In Africa
#1027 of 5,073 In the World

University of Dar es Salaam
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 8
1992 10 5
1993 4 6
1994 7 2
1995 9 10
1996 14 13
1997 12 15
1998 6 12
1999 5 2
2000 23 54
2001 10 8
2002 7 17
2003 8 12
2004 21 26
2005 23 64
2006 18 15
2007 18 86
2008 23 18
2009 36 73
2010 43 98
2011 37 91
2012 57 121
2013 49 91
2014 52 150
2015 52 117
2016 93 107
2017 125 68
2018 158 107
2019 117 82
2020 116 49
2021 91 50

Biology

The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 2nd for Biology in Tanzania and 1478th in the World with 1,068 publications made and 24,059 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Forestry, Botany, Zoology.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 6 In Tanzania
#43 of 264 In Africa
#1478 of 4,496 In the World

University of Dar es Salaam
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 7
1992 8 7
1993 1 2
1994 0 0
1995 1 4
1996 15 30
1997 4 17
1998 7 14
1999 6 19
2000 7 7
2001 17 18
2002 11 52
2003 13 27
2004 37 59
2005 18 60
2006 16 56
2007 24 54
2008 27 83
2009 53 231
2010 49 159
2011 27 76
2012 37 88
2013 38 128
2014 42 123
2015 49 90
2016 72 166
2017 81 111
2018 60 148
2019 62 121
2020 68 71
2021 85 82
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Forestry 2 15 239
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 1 7 299
Agricultural Science 2 26 444
Entomology 1 16 546
Paleontology 1 21 598
Toxicology 2 38 663
Animal Science 2 42 758
Zoology 1 24 835
Botany 1 35 896
Nutrition and Food Science 2 73 1311

Medicine

The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 3rd for Medicine in Tanzania and 1738th in the World with 637 publications made and 13,392 citations received. Main research topics: Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA), Health Science, Veterinary, Toxicology.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 8 In Tanzania
#73 of 263 In Africa
#1738 of 4,739 In the World

University of Dar es Salaam
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 14 5
1992 5 3
1993 4 11
1994 9 6
1995 4 11
1996 12 23
1997 5 10
1998 4 9
1999 2 5
2000 3 30
2001 5 18
2002 4 4
2003 4 18
2004 15 36
2005 4 13
2006 16 31
2007 8 93
2008 7 11
2009 22 54
2010 17 79
2011 9 50
2012 20 22
2013 15 57
2014 29 93
2015 27 58
2016 41 50
2017 42 69
2018 56 110
2019 52 82
2020 59 42
2021 59 24
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Toxicology 2 38 663
Public Health 2 44 727
Optometry 2 54 800
Veterinary 2 79 817
Dentistry 2 28 818
Healthcare Management (MHA) 2 41 833
Health Science 2 56 1484

Engineering

The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 1st for Engineering in Tanzania and 1889th in the World with 630 publications made and 10,041 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Renewable Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mining Engineering, Petroleum Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 4 In Tanzania
#49 of 231 In Africa
#1889 of 4,624 In the World

University of Dar es Salaam
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 2
1992 5 1
1993 5 4
1994 8 0
1995 4 0
1996 10 11
1997 6 10
1998 10 3
1999 10 15
2000 7 18
2001 10 70
2002 5 5
2003 6 4
2004 15 6
2005 19 12
2006 26 30
2007 17 26
2008 35 41
2009 34 101
2010 10 19
2011 12 12
2012 19 51
2013 26 31
2014 26 96
2015 30 89
2016 23 47
2017 25 28
2018 31 26
2019 50 67
2020 42 61
2021 36 28
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Environmental Engineering 1 13 513
Mining Engineering 1 34 678
Renewable Energy Engineering 1 24 697
Firefighting and Fire Science 1 15 775
Agricultural Engineering 2 52 971
Petroleum Engineering 1 53 1093
Materials Science 1 60 2078

Chemistry

The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 1st for Chemistry in Tanzania and 1917th in the World with 620 publications made and 12,535 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Petrology and Geochemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Nutrition and Food Science.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 5 In Tanzania
#51 of 229 In Africa
#1917 of 4,317 In the World

University of Dar es Salaam
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 4
1992 4 3
1993 3 2
1994 6 5
1995 2 3
1996 8 23
1997 8 15
1998 5 1
1999 8 33
2000 6 19
2001 14 13
2002 8 12
2003 16 61
2004 25 34
2005 11 23
2006 19 33
2007 11 36
2008 15 36
2009 37 67
2010 9 18
2011 13 15
2012 23 37
2013 28 65
2014 26 65
2015 29 89
2016 33 79
2017 25 41
2018 35 73
2019 41 78
2020 46 89
2021 44 19
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 1 10 400
Environmental Chemistry 1 13 644
Nutrition and Food Science 2 73 1311
Materials Science 1 60 2078

Economics

The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 1st for Economics in Tanzania and 806th in the World with 523 publications made and 5,970 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, Agricultural Economics, International Economics.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 5 In Tanzania
#25 of 159 In Africa
#806 of 3,039 In the World

University of Dar es Salaam
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 1
1992 6 2
1993 7 6
1994 4 1
1995 0 0
1996 9 3
1997 4 6
1998 7 4
1999 3 0
2000 14 31
2001 2 0
2002 3 7
2003 8 6
2004 6 14
2005 6 19
2006 9 12
2007 7 18
2008 8 14
2009 8 7
2010 14 49
2011 14 31
2012 19 28
2013 21 47
2014 17 17
2015 27 64
2016 25 29
2017 59 20
2018 42 51
2019 43 34
2020 33 11
2021 32 32
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Development Studies 1 21 325
Agricultural Economics 2 29 372
Political Economy 1 25 741
International Economics 1 31 970

Business

The University of Dar es Salaam ranked 1st for Business in Tanzania and 1232nd in the World with 519 publications made and 6,618 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Public Policy / Administration, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Management Information Systems, Human Resource Management.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 6 In Tanzania
#33 of 186 In Africa
#1232 of 4,001 In the World

University of Dar es Salaam
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 4 2
1993 3 5
1994 2 0
1995 0 0
1996 4 1
1997 3 6
1998 7 9
1999 2 0
2000 6 12
2001 6 1
2002 4 6
2003 8 6
2004 5 15
2005 9 6
2006 9 8
2007 5 5
2008 19 28
2009 13 27
2010 14 38
2011 15 39
2012 24 47
2013 14 53
2014 27 143
2015 34 69
2016 42 53
2017 55 19
2018 43 31
2019 54 22
2020 39 15
2021 28 18
Speciality Tanzania rank Africa rank World rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 1 15 431
Public Policy / Administration 1 19 682
Entrepreneurship 1 29 751
International Business 1 21 880
Tax Law 1 21 881
Human Resource Management 1 30 915
Marketing 1 25 985
Entertainment Industry Business 1 32 1002
Management Information Systems 1 25 1132

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Dar es Salaam

Speciality Tanzania Africa World Rank
Painting and Drawing 1 18 771
Sculpture 1 18 771
Illustration and Concept Art 1 20 822
Sexology 2 40 857
Cinematography 1 19 896
Math Teachers 1 31 1154
Psychology 1 43 1842
Art & Design 1 37 1880
Mathematics 1 51 1963
Physics 1 68 2302
Computer Science 1 69 2565