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SPRING Network

Ardhi University (ARU) - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The SPRING pro­gram at Ardhi University, Tanzania, is hosted in the School of Spatial Planning and Social Sciences (SSPSS).

The pro­gram at ARU focuses on urban planning and design, urban development and management as well as regional planning. It concentrates on information management systems as well as research methods and techniques in urban planning and management.

The courses offered are both theoretical and practical-oriented. Courses of the first semester are theoretical-oriented and the Urban Planning and Management Studio, carried out in the second semester, is purely practical-oriented. In the Studio, students identify urban planning challenges and issues and develop solutions, in terms of a plan. The studies conclude with the viva voce of the thesis dissertation.

Graduates receive a Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning and Management (MSc. URPM).

ARU offer SPRING students independent rooms in the postgraduate residential area within the campus. The monthly rental charge per room per semester is approximately 200,000 Tanzanian shillings.


Ardhi University
School of Spatial Planning and Social Sciences

P.O. Box 35176, Dar es Salaam

Phone: +255 22 27 75448
Fax: +255 22 27 75391
Homepage: Ardhi University