Welcome To The International School of Tanganyika
Educating Expatriate And Tanzanian Families Since 1963!
Education is an important framework in shaping a child's life. IST is a world-renowned, non-profit school offering a rigorous International Baccalaureate curriculum coupled with a holistic approach to learning. Our approach challenges students to become independent learners, offers the support they need to get there, and inspires them to become productive individuals who give back to their communities.
Students are challenged academically and personally, ensuring they continuously grow in their understanding and skills.
We support a diverse range of learning needs, as students come with various levels of readiness, needs, and interests.
They will pursue their varied passions with enthusiasm, developing resilience, perseverance, and confidence.
Learning And Academics: IST Is A Full International Baccalaureate (IB) School
IST has a long history (almost 40 years) of educating and graduating students with an IB Diploma. As a fully accredited IB school, students receive an education that opens up a world of global opportunities for their future, in post-secondary education and their careers. The curriculum is balanced, holistic, and provides a variety of options for your child.
Discover Why Families Join IST
Become A Twiga: Admissions At IST
Your child can experience the benefit of an education that academically challenging and personally rewarding. IST offers them access to an international, world-class faculty in the best facilities in Dar es Salaam.
Explore IST’s Campuses
Students enjoy two beautiful campuses – one for Primary and one for Secondary. Both campus feature park-like settings, collaborative learning spaces, swimming pools, and more.



ISSEA Volleyball 2022

We are excited that we were able to play in person and looking forward for many more ISSEA tournaments to come!

The International School of Tanganyika is a proud member of / accredited by these organisations:
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Child protection is extremely important. IST’s Child Protection Policy (Section 7.15 >>) together with procedures to verify the previous employment for new job applicants is part of our commitment to ensure all members of the IST community are informed and educated regarding symptoms of child abuse for the protection of all of our students.