Vision and Mission


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Why choose TIA




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Why choose TIA

 Historical insight

Tanzania Institute of Accountancy (TIA) is a successor of the Dar es Salaam School of Accountancy (DSA) that was established in January 1973, thus, accumulated wide experience and exposure in providing training, consultancy and research services in its area of expertise.

 Dedicated team

TIA has competent, ambitious and dedicated qualified team (teaching and non-teaching staff) with academic qualifications and professional competency such as CPA (T), CPSP (T) and ACCA, which provide the cutting edge services for education for efficiency.

 Affiliate and Collaborations

The institute has exchange programs with foreign universities from India, Ukraine and Kenya.

 Infrastructure and Technological tools

Modern lecture halls, libraries, computer labs, and conducive learning environment at TIA, intends to continue being customer focused, increase efficiency, and raise quality and productivity. The institute is well equipped in terms of offering IT based services such as wireless internet and e-library.


The Institute has different graduates entrusted to serve different senior posts at the level of ministers, permanent secretaries, board members, chief executive officers, directors, and others serving local and international organizations.

 Enrolment and Coverage

Currently, 2020/2021 academic year, the institute registered more than 22,000 students countrywide making TIA one of the most favoured higher learning institution in Tanzania. TIA has done its best to establish campuses in about six zones namely Dar es Salaam as main campus, Mbeya, Singida, Mtwara, Mwanza and Kigoma to serve the public appropriately in a close proximity for efficient public service delivery. In choosing where to study, try to ponder yourself in that one place for two to three years before making that decision.

 Campus life

TIA provides cross cutting services at campus level such as affordable hostels (accommodation), canteen (food), health services (NHIF), vimbweta (seating slabs), and wireless services. Student’s talents such as football, netball and music are enriched by giving students to demonstrate their abilities.

 Loan Facilities

The Institute’s students from the needy families are securing loans from the Higher Education Students Loan Board (HESLB).


TIA reviews its curriculum often to meet the current and future market demand locally and internationally. TIA is among the highly reputable training institutions in the country established to primarily develop and promote competency in the business related disciplines through the use of Competency Based Education Training (CBET) curriculum focusing on the demanding global changes.

 Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR)

CSR is a management concept whereby TIA integrates society and environment concerned in business operations and interactions with their stakeholders. TIA contributes to societal goals of a humanitarian, activist, or charitable nature by engaging in or supporting volunteering or ethically-oriented practices.

 Research, consultancy and Publications

One of the targets of the Tanzanian’s vision 2025 is to have a strong and competitive economy characterized by a diversified and semi-industrialized sector. Research is core function and integral part of the mission of TIA. The Research, Consultancy and Publications Department, in coordination with TIA staff and in collaboration with local and international training institutions; lead the Institute to conduct, publish, coordinate, apply and disseminate research in the areas of Accountancy, Procurement and Logistics Management, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Public Relations, Public Sector Accounting and Finance, Entrepreneurship, Gender equity and other business-related academic fields that, Transform knowledge of leaders, managers and junior staff of the public and private organizations to competently solve society’s problems; Inform policy-making personnel on the need to create and maintain supportive and competitive business environment; Support national and global agenda; Bridge the gap between applied research and challenges facing the society.

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