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Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam

Zanzibar and Buyu, Tanzania

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Education, Marine research


The Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of Dar es Salaam was established in 1978 with the mandate to conduct research and offer postgraduate and undergraduate training and consultancy services in all aspects of marine sciences. Their vision is to become a centre of excellence in the advancement of knowledge in marine science. The Institute is located in Zanzibar with sub campuses at Mizingani Street and Buyu. In addition, IMS has a mariculture centre located in Pangani, Tanga. The Institute comprises three academic sections namely: Marine and Coastal Resources Management (MCRM), Marine Technology and Innovation (MTI) and Geosciences, Oceanography and Informatics (GOI). Based in Buby, Zanzibar

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