Business Education

College of Business Education, Tanzania

Dar es salaam  May 24, 2019 – 04:58 pm
College of Business Education

College of Business Education main campus is in Dar es Salaam, situated along Bibi Titi Mohamed Street near National Social Security Fund (NSSF) head office.The Dar es Salaam campus was officially opened by the the first President Julius Nyerere together with the then Germany Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation Mr. Scheel on 21st January, 1965.

The campus runs six courses namely; Business Administration; Accountancy; Procurement and Supplies Management; Marketing; Legal and Industrial Metrology; and Information and Communication Technology. The courses are conducted in Postgraduate Diploma, Bachelor Degree, Ordinary Diploma and Certificate levels.

The campus guarantees better learning environment by providing students facilities including library services, hostel, cafeteria, ICT and sports.

Library servces

The Library has almost 20, 000 volumes 4191 titles of books some professional journal tittles, newspapers, namely: Majira and Nipashe (Kiswahili Newspapers), Daily News, Sunday News, News Week, Business Times Newspapers and Financial Times (English Newspapers). The collection is in five major parts namely, the general collection with its major components being textbooks and few journals, e-resources, Special Reserve for the tutors/lecturers, Legal and Industrial Metrology and the Reference Collection.

Library Opening Hours

Day Time

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m – 8:00 p.m

Saturday 9:30 a.m – 2:00 p.m

Sunday 9:00 a.m – 12 Noon

On Public Holidays the library will be closed.

The potential and entitled users of the College Library Resources are the College Society composed of the undergraduate and postgraduate students, teaching staff, non-teaching employees and part-time tutors/lecturers. The College Library extends its services to external users/visitors and the public as a whole.


The College has limited accommodation facilities and thus most of the students are compelled to look for accommodation elsewhere with assistance from office of the Dean. However, priority in room allocation in the College hostels is given to the following groups of students: Disabled students, Foreign students, Sick students with long/known history, and Some students leaders.


The College is not directly involved in providing catering services to students but it is responsible for monitoring of the services offered to students. The management makes regular consultation with service providers and advice them on how best to improve their services. The aim is to have user-friendly catering services at the campus taking into account the following:-

Quality of food provided.

Good environmental conditions under which food is prepared and served.

Provision of variety of food.

Affordable food prices.


Dar es Salaam campus has a total of five modern and well equipped computer laboratories with a capacity of 200 computers. Students use computers during their studies. With a high speed dedicated internet connectivity students can access internet during their studies.

Students can also use and access internet on the computers located at the campus library.

Sports and Games

The College of Business Education attaches great importance to the sports and games of its students. The Office of the Dean of Students in collaboration with the College of Business Education Students’ Organization (COBESO) coordinates all the sports, games and recreational activities. The College has facilities that enable students to engage in sports, games and recreational activities. Students can actively participate in a variety of games and recreational activities like soccer, netball, basketball, volleyball, pool table, table tennis, darts, athletics just to mention a few. Each year students participate in inter-class competitions as well as in various organized bonanza by other institutions. The enter-class competition draws together students from all programmes to compete in various games like soccer, netball, basketball and volleyball.

The College of Business Education also takes part in the SHIMIVUTA games that bring together participants from many higher learning institutions in Tanzania. For several years CBE has dominated the SHIMIVUTA games by winning many trophies in soccer, basketball and netball.


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