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 is 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, registering research proposals, submission of publications for vetting and application for research grants.

How to Login

  1. Login with your "Username" and "Password". For the "Initial username", Use your surname as your initial username.
    E.g. if your first-name is Juma, and Surname is Samson, then the initial username is samson. Initial password is number 1 to 8, please change your password after first-time login.

  2. In case login credentials as specified in no. 1 failed, mostly due to identical surname(s), in this case the initial username try one of the following combinations

  • firstname.surname   (e.g: juma.samson)

  • f.surname    (e.g: j.samson)

  • fsurname    (jsamsom)

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