Dar es Salaam University
College of Education
A Constituent College of the University of Dar es Salaam
faculty of humanities and social sciences


Translation Services

Introduction: The Translation Service is offered by two departments: (i) Foreign Languages, Linguistics and Literature and (ii) Kiswahili at Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE). The translation work involves the following language trends:


(i) English – Kiswahili  (ii) Kiswahili – English  (iii) French – Kiswahili

(iv) Kiswahili – French  (v) French – English   (vi) English – French.


Charges per status of work: The translated works are charged in two strands, ordinary and express. The ‘ordinary charges’ involve the kind of payment when work is done in normal time frame while express payment involves fast tracked work. The time frame for express work will depend on the time suggested by the client.


S/No. Number of pages Time to be collected

1. Between 1-10 2 working day

2. Between 10-20 4 working days

3. Between 20-50 1 week

4. Between 50-100 2 weeks

5. More than 100 To be determined by the translator



S/No. Status of the work to be translated   Ordinary charges per page            Express charges per page

1. Ordinary work                                            20,000/=                                             30,000/=

2. Semi-technical work                                   30,000/=                                             40,000/=

3. Technical work                                           30,000/= - 50,000/=                             50,000/=


Pagination and text format: DUCE charges a translated and computer-typed work. Our page specifications are as follows: Paper Size: A4, Line Spacing: 1.5, Font type: Times New Roman, Font size: 12 points, and Margins: 2.5cm left and top and 2cm right and bottom.


Mode of Payment: All payments have to be channeled through the following account (in any branch in the country): Bank: CRDB, Account Name: DUCE Pre-entry Account, Account Number: 01J1092000004. Clients are required to bring and leave bank pay-in-slips which will be kept by the coordinator at DUCE for record keeping purposes.


Our physical and mailing addresses:

Building:  Humanities Block, Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE)

Mails: Coordinator, Translation Services, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE), P.O. Box 2329, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA

Email: coordinator-projects@duce.ac.tz




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