The University of Dodoma (UDOM) is a public university in central Tanzania located in Dodoma, the country's capital. Building is taking place on a 6,000 hectare site in the Chimwaga area about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) east of downtown Dodoma.
The University of Dodoma was formally established in March 2007 following the signing of the Charter by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania. The first academic programmes commenced in September 2007.
In line with Tanzania’s Development Vision 2025, the University of Dodoma, when fully operational, will be able to enroll 50,000 students. This is more than double the size of the University of Dar es Salaam when UDOM opened.