The ''University of Dar es salaam'' uses numerous tools, e.g. Moodle, to support online learning.
It is the oldest and biggest public university in Tanzania. It was established on 1st July 1970, through parliament act no. 12 of 1970 and all the enabling legal instruments of the constituent colleges. Prior to 1970, the university college, Dar es Salaam had started on 1st July 1961 as an affiliate college of the University of London. It had only one faculty- the faculty of Law, with 14 students.
In 1963 it became a constituent college of the university of East Africa together with [[Makerere University College]] in [[Uganda]] and [[Nairobi University College]] in [[Kenya]]. Since 1961, the University of Dar es Salaam has grown in terms of student intake, academic units and academic programmes.