The Open University of Tanzania
Affordable Quality Education for All

The Open University of Tanzania was established by an Act of Parliament No. 17 of 1992. The Act became operational on 1st March, 1993 by publication of Notice No. 55 in the official gazette. The First Chancellor was officially installed in a full ceremony on 19th January, 1994. Act No.17 of 1992 has now been replaced by the Open University of Tanzania Charter, effectively from January 1st, 2007, which is in line with the University Act No.7 of 2005.

The Open University of Tanzania is the first university in the whole of the East Africa region to offer educational programs through Open and Distance Learning mode. This makes OUT peculiar from conventional residential universities. Through Open and Distance Learning, OUT allows flexible learning environment leading to protracted periods of course completion. OUT offers different academic programs which are certificates, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate courses. Educational Delivery is attained through various means of communication such as broadcasting, telecasting, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), correspondence, enhanced face to face, seminars, contact programs or the combination of any two or more of such means.


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WELCOME TO OPEN UNIVERSITY FREE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM

You'll need to complete and submit our online application form to apply at The Open University of Tanzania

 

Before you start your Online application

Before starting applying make sure you have a valid email address and all your supporting documents scanned and ready to upload.

Required documents required usually include:

  • Evidence of qualifications (certificates or transcripts) to show that you meet or expect to meet the entry requirements;
  • A research proposal (for  Master's by thesis/Ph.D. programmes only) – always check the department website for instructions and guidance as requirements vary;
  • Passport size with a blue back ground.

How to Apply

  • Follow the link below to begin the application process. You'll find instructions and help throughout the form.
  • After Registration username and password will be shown down in a Red color you’re advised to copy them aside for future use. Then choose for registered users click here on your left top and follow the procedures.

 

If you encounter any problem during Registration send u an  email to:

 admission@out.ac.tz

Thank you for Choosing the Open University of Tanzania for Affordable Quality Education for All  


click here to go to the Online Application System



14
Dec

The 25th Annual General Meeting of OUT Convocation

The 25th Annual General Meeting of OUT Convocation for all graduantes, which will be held at Mwinyi hall at kinondoni Regional Center.


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