University of Dar es Salaam

Research Information Management System (RIMS)

What is RIMS

The UDSM RIMS is a web-based portal designed to manage research information at the University. The system has four modules, Grants & Proposals, Publications Vetting, Research Clearance and Research Project Management. UDSM RIMS was developed under the leadership of the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research.

UDSM RIMS will help staff & students to save time and effort making it easier to search for research information, apply for research clearances, register research proposals, submission of publications for vetting and apply for research grants.


1. For New Users (Students and Staff)

For new Registration, Please send the following details to the Email Address: 

  • Student/Staff Full Name
  • Student/Staff Registration number/ID number
  • College/School 
  • Department
  • Attach your scanned student/staff ID

2. To Login into the system :

  • Username: your registration number (eg.  2020-06-00000)
  • initial password:   (1 to 8), please change your password

3. For Registered Users: If you forgot your password:

Under the login page click on Forgot Your Password, then enter your email address, and click on the Send password reset link. If successfully reset link will be sent to your email address.


If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to send us an email to 

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