IITM Zanzibar Campus
IIT Madras Zanzibar
IIT Madras set to create history by establishing an international campus in Zanzibar-Tanzania
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), the top-ranked Educational Institute in the country, has become the first IIT in the country to launch an international campus, which is coming up in Zanzibar-Tanzania.
Meet Preeti Aghalayam — the first ever woman director of an IIT
Preeti Aghalayam, an alumna of IIT Madras, has been appointed as the director-in-charge of the upcoming Zanzibar campus of IIT Madras
BS in Data Science & AI
The program will deliver a comprehensive curriculum in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, designed to teach in-demand skills necessary to excel in this rapidly evolving field. Add: The program involves foundational courses like probability theory, linear algebra and statistics, moving onto higher level professional courses. The course will also involve hands-on projects that help the students prepare for a future filled with limitless possibilities in DS & AI.
MTech in Data Science & AI
This program presents a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum designed to cultivate expertise in DS & AI. Along with core courses like Mathematical Foundations of Data Science, Programming and Data Structures and a selection of supplementary electives. There is a heavy emphasis on hands-on lab work and industry driven projects, students acquire research aptitude along with the necessary skills to succeed in the job market.
Ranking for Engineering
Engineering & Technology
IITM Zanzibar Leadership
Prof. Robin Mason
Pro Vice Chancellor (International)
University of Birmingham
Prof. Leonard Wantchekon
Founder and President
African School of Economics
Professor of Politics and International Affairs
Dr. Mridula Nair
Distinguished Alumna of IITM
Eastman Kodak Company, USA
Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha
Founder & Chairman
Prof. Raghunathan Rengaswamy
Dean, Global Engagement
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Kemal Mudie TosoraI2MP Data Science
An Enriching Journey
As an international student pursuing an MTech in Data Science at IIT Madras, my campus life has been amazing. The vibrant and diverse student community, along with the breathtaking natural beauty, have made my experience here truly memorable. I have grown and learned in a multicultural environment, broadening my horizons. The excellent research opportunities at IIT Madras have deepened my understanding in my field of study. Overall, I am grateful for this enriching experience at such a remarkable institution.
Mercy MwambeguMS Mechanical Engineering
I am a Kenyan MS student pursuing a masters by Research in Mechanical Engineering at IITM. The university‘s diversity and global community have exposed me to different cultures. Its well-equipped labs and workshops offer a practical approach to engineering. The academic system encourages exploration and pursuing diverse interests. The knowledgeable faculty and research community readily share their expertise. Beyond academics, IITM provides opportunities for personal growth through sports and clubs.
Peter WaiyakiMS Sustainable Energy Systems
IIT Madras is not just an education hub, but a growth hub for me. It has helped me discover my true self while pursuing my academic dream. The supportive community at IIT Madras feels like a home away from home. The wide range of opportunities, both in academics and extracurriculars, have pushed me to step out of my comfort zone, becoming a more determined risk-taker and critical thinker. At IIT Madras, growth and fulfillment are assured, depending on individual effort.