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Kulaya Language SchoolDar es Salaam, Tanzania

Wakati bado street, Makumbusho complex - 14107 Dar es Salaam - see on map
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Location: Kulaya Language School Dar es Salaam is an educational institute located in the bustling city of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. The school is housed in a central business complex with several amenities, links to public transport, and sites and places of social and cultural interest close by. Such places within walking distance of the school include the Makumbusho/Village Museum, the Mwananyamala Market and more. Dar es Salaam is the most commercial and populated city in Tanzania. Its coastline enters the Indian Ocean and the city has several beautiful beaches.

Course selection: Kulaya Language School Dar es Salaam provides a range of Swahili language courses for students of all levels throughout the year. They also supply language courses in groups for learning English, French, Chinese and Italian. All courses are available in group or private lessons. Private lessons can be taken in conjunction with, or independently from, any other programme.

School facilities: The school facilities include a cafeteria, restaurant, WIFI, a self-study area, and free parking. Some of the school's classrooms have electronic whiteboards, air conditioning and televisions.

Getting around: The closest bus stop is within a 300m walk of the school. The centre of Dar es Salaam is around a 20-minute taxi ride, 10km from the school. The school is around a 40-minute taxi from Julius Nyerere International Airport, ensuring all international arrivals and departures can be made with ease.

Swahili Courses

General Language

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Free airport pickup for all junior courses (both ways)
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED Free local SIM card

Videos & Photos

  • Kulaya Language School - Student from Cameroon who came to Tanzania for English course1/1
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Kulaya Language School

Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
Swahili teacher qualifications
100% hold a university degree
75% hold a recognised language teaching qualification
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Written and oral level test is performed. Students should arrive at 8:00
Student gender mix
40% male / 6% female
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at Kulaya Language School and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
Western Union - logoBank Transfer - logo
Year of school foundation
Legal name / parent company
Tax registration ID: 156766445

General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Restaurant

  • Business centre

  • Self-study areas

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

  • Free parking

  • Non-smoking (all indoor areas, but not all outdoor areas of school)

  • Classroom equipment

    • TV in some classrooms

    • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

    • Air conditioning in some classrooms

    Number of classrooms: 4
    Number of public PC workstations: 3

Student Age / Nationality

Average number of students
Adult courses - In summer: 25
Adult courses - Throughout the year: 30
Junior courses - In summer: 30
Junior courses - Throughout the year: 47
Minimum age of students
3 years
3 years for specific Junior courses
Average number of levels
Adult courses In summer: 5
Adult courses Throughout the year: 6
Junior courses In summer: 5
Junior courses Throughout the year: 5
Average age of students
In summer: 25 years
Throughout the year: 18 years

Top student nationalities

Age of students

Information for all courses offered by Kulaya Language School

Lesson duration
60 minutes
School's administrative fee
20.00 US$
Course material
Generally course material has to be purchased by the student. The costs of course material will be approximately 50 US$ per course level.
Comments about courses

Airport pick-up: USD 50

Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 15 US$. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 12 Jan 2024, 21 Apr 2024, 01 May 2024, 07 Jul 2024, 08 Aug 2024, 11 Dec 2024, 25 Dec 2024, 26 Dec 2024.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place at the school on the first day of the course.
Lessons needed per Swahili language level
Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

Visa Documents

Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
50 US$
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.

Leisure activities

activity possibledistance from school
Baseball-4 km
Basketball4 km
Cooking1 km
Dancing1 km
Diving6 km
Football (soccer)-
Golf5 km
Music3 km
Swimming2 km
Tennis4 km
Volleyball5 km
Yoga2 km

Examples of leisure activities organized by the school

Adults - Free activities

Beach visit, swimming (public beaches only)

Adults - Paid activities

Tennis, swimming classes (USD 100), diving.

Student Testimonial Videos

Note: The video testimonials of students from Kulaya Language School have been provided by the school and schools do not usually publish negative testimonials.


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FAQ about Kulaya Language School, Dar es Salaam

  • Swahili courses at Kulaya Language School start at 65 US$ for Extensive Course course with 4.5 lessons per week. When booking here you benefit from an exclusive discount.
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at Kulaya Language School varies from 15 students (Super-intensive Course) to 15 students (Super-intensive Course)
  • 100% of teachers at Kulaya Language School hold a university degree. 75% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at Kulaya Language School comes from Italy with a 4% representation, followed by students from Germany (3%) and Iraq (3%).
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.
  • Kulaya Language School offers courses from 3 years to 99. Average age is 25 during the summer and 18 for the rest of the year.
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