TGCL

Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies
at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law in cooperation with the University of Bayreuth

Team

Wanitzek

Prof.
Ulrike
Wanitzek

Mapunda

Dr.
Benedict T.
Mapunda

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Dr.
Johannes
Döveling

Majamba

Prof.
Hamudi I.
Majamba

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Ms
Carolin
Herzog

Academic Committee

The TGCL is headed by an Academic Committee. As the leading organ of the centre, it is responsible inter alia for the strategic development of the TGCL. Both partner universities are equally represented in the Academic Committee.

The current members are

  • Prof. Dr Ulrike Wanitzek
    TGCL Project Leader
    (Deputy: Dr Johannes Döveling)
     
  • Prof. Dr Hamudi I. Majamba
    Dean, University of Dar es Salaam School of Law
     
  • Dr Benedict T. Mapunda
    TGCL Coordinator
     
  • Ms Carolin Herzog
    TGCL Manager

Management Board

All day-to-day coordination is handled by the Cooperation Management Board, comprising:

  • Prof. Dr Ulrike Wanitzek
    TGCL Project Leader

  • Dr Benedict T. Mapunda
    TGCL Coordinator

  • Ms Carolin Herzog
    TGCL Manager

Student Adviser

BwanaThe TGCL Student Adviser, Hon. Judge (Rtd) Dr Steven Bwana, former Judge at the Court of Appeal of the United Republic of Tanzania and current Chairman of the Public Service Commission of Tanzania, is an important role model for the TGCL students with regard to their potential future leadership roles.

Dr Bwana holds regular seminars with the TGCL students with the goal of enhancing their professional skills, and involves them actively in the presentation of, and reflection on, issues such as “community before self”, and time management.
 

Programme Adviser

OPPONG 2Dr Richard Frimpong Oppong – LLB (Ghana), LLM (Cambridge), LLM (Harvard), PhD (UBC), FGA – is Associate Professor at Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law, in British Columbia, Canada. He is also a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Oppong serves as TGCL Programme Adviser.

His principal research interests are in private international law, regional economic integration and international dispute settlement, with a special focus on Africa. He has published widely on these subjects.

Assistant to the TGCL Coordinator

Kaitu

Mr Antidius Kaitu is an  Assistant Lecturer at the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law and is also the assistant to the TGCL Coordinator.

 
 

Administration

Mgaya

Ms
Mary
Mgaya

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Mr
Ramadhani
Ismail

Violeth

Ms
Violeth
Machinda

Mamdoe

Ms 
Mamdoe
Mgaya

Maria

Ms
Maria 
Paulo

Administrative staff members of the TGCL in Dar es Salaam are Principal Administrative Officer Ms Mary Mgaya, Administrative Officer Ms Violeth Machinda, Assistant Accountant Mr Ramadhani Ismail, Library Assistant Ms Mamdoe Mgaya and Office Assistant Ms Maria Paulo.

Supervisors and Lecturers

Members of the University of Dar es Salaam School of Law supervise the LLM dissertations and PhD theses.

Staff members of the UDSM School of Law also hold the major courses, supplemented in specific areas, both legal and interdisciplinary, by scholars from the University of Bayreuth and other universities.