School of Kiswahili & Foreign Languages (SKFL)


The School of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages (SKFL): is among the schools established by the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) since October 2012, before its emergence as the outcome of a massive restructuring process started in 2012, there was the Institute of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages.

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, Chinese and Portuguese. 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.


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


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Core values

The school of Kiswahili and Foreign languages(SKFL) 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

Programs Offered

Professional Courses for undergraduate & diploma students

  • Diploma of Languages with Education
  • Bachelor of Kiswahili with Education
  • Bachelor of Arts with Education

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