TGCL – Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies

The Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies (TGCL) offers structured and highly specialised LLM and PhD programmes to aspiring lawyers from all Partner States of the East African Community and beyond to qualify them for leading positions in the region. The thematic focus of the TGCL is on regional integration law with a special emphasis on the law of the East African Community. Consequently, the centre is one of the key institutions in the training of future leaders in East Africa. The programmes are conducted at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law, in close cooperation with the Institute of African Studies and the Faculty of Law, Business and Economics, University of Bayreuth.



Supported by BayFOR:

Research Focus:

  • Education / Skills / Capacity Building
  • Governance
  • Other(s)
  • Peace and Security
  • Social Sciences


Germany (Bavaria), Tanzania, United Republic Of

Funding Agency:

German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD)