NM-AIST has the best student housing in the region, reputable for elegance, privacy and ICT-mediated. There are three types of hostels for students namely Hostel type A and, Hostel Type B and Researchers’ Village.

The type A hostel has 141 self-contained rooms and partly-furnished rooms (bed, mattress, desk and chair). Students on each floor have access to a shared kitchen. A common room with a TV and DSTV subscription (included in fees) is also available.

The type B hostel has 88 cluster rooms. Students in 3 or 4 rooms share 2 toilets, 2 baths and a kitchen. The rooms are also partly furnished (bed, mattress, desk and chair). In both hostels, each room is assigned to one student.

The Researchers’ village is next to the Master’s hostels. The village consists of 2 bedroom houses with a living room, dining area, kitchen and garden and parking space. Priority for this housing is given to nursing mothers.

Both the Master’s hostels and Researchers’ village have both cable and wireless internet available 24/7 for free.

There are also a range of independent, accommodation options outside the NM-AIST that students can choose from.

The Department of Students’ Welfare provides students with total education environment with an enjoyable campus living experience. The campus life provides conducive environment to students’ success. It provides variety of opportunities for academic, social, leadership, and recreational activities that facilitate personal development.


Our hostels' prices are affordable and made on monthly bases as follows:

Hostel Type A: Tsh 120,000/=

Hostel Type A: Tsh 90,000/=

Researchers’ Village: Tsh 280,500/=

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