The State University Of Zanzibar

School of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages (SKFL)

The school of of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages which was established in 1979. The School is located at Nkrumah Campus.

School of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages (SKFL)

The School of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages is among the schools established by the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) since October 2012, before its emergence as the outcome of massive restructuring process started in 2012, there was the Institute of Kiswa- hili and Foreign Languages which was established in 1979. The School is located at Nkrumah Campus.

The aim of the school is to produce highly educated and trained professional teachers, specialized in Languages with Education.

The School also provides opportunities for learning Kiswahili and some of the major foreign languages which include English, French, Spanish, Arabic, German, Portuguese and Chinese. In addition, the school also undertakes research in Kiswahili and provides facilities for both local and foreign students wishing to pursue short courses in Kiswahili.

The School has a pool of trained academic staff whose qualifications are from well-established and reputable universities from within Tanzania and abroad.

Our Mission

To provide first-class teaching, research and services in Kiswahili and Foreign languages to national and international needs.

Our Vission

To be the leader in Kiswahili and Foreign languages training, research and services internationally.

The School Value Statement

The school of Kiswahili and Foreign languages is an innovative and industry-oriented School, pursuing excellence in teaching, learning, cutting edge value — added research and consultancy, community outreach, as well as providing a vibrant student life.

Dr. Abuubakar Makame Fakih

Dean of School of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages (SKFL)

Dr. Abuubakar Makame Fakih he is a siniour lecture and  Dean of School of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages (SKFL) at the State University of Zanzibar – (SUZA). Dr. Abuubakar Makame Fakih holds a PhD in Grammar & Morphology, (Omdurman Islamic University, 2012). Also he hold a Master of M.A in Teaching Arabic to Non-Arabic Speakers, (Khartoum International Institute for Arabic Language, 2009), and finally Degree of B.A in Arabic Language with Education, (International University of Africa, 2005).

Deparments

Department of Kiswahili

Department of Foreign Languages

Department of Kiswahili for foreigners

Programs Offered

Our dedicated Staff have extensive experience and are enthusiastic about the courses they teach.

Undergraduate programmes

  • Bachelor of Kiswahili with Education (BAKE),
  • Bachelor of Arts with Education (BAE)
  • Master of Kiswahili
  • PhD in Kiswahil

Diploma programmes

  • Diploma of Languages with Education
  • Diploma in Languages with Education students
  • Diploma in Heritage Management and Tourism

Future programmes

  • Master of Arts in Arabic Language 
  • Online courses in Kiswahili for Foreigners 
  • Diploma and Degree in Translation and Interpretation

We are delighted and happy if you have anything you want to ask please uses the below to make communication, Thanks.

 

bakar.fakih@suza.ac.tz
+255 774 146 868