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Study in Malta

Study in Malta
Study Abroad in Malta

About Malta

Malta is a southern European country in the Mediterranean Sea 80 km (50 mi) and it's location has given it great strategic importance throughout history and a succession of powers have ruled the islands. Malta got it's independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 and became a republic in 1974. Malta is a great tourist location with numerous recreational areas and historical monuments, which includes nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Republic of Malta is a Southern European country which is a group of islands in the center of the Mediterranean, bordered by Sicily on the south side, Tunisian on the east side, Libya on the north, and Gibraltar on the west and Alexandria also on the eastern side. The capital of Malta is Valletta and within the capital city, the population is 6,098. The people of Malta are generally native Maltese but there is a small native of British represented as well. Due to the size of Malta, there is only a single university and one vocational college made up of many individual institutions. However, they both have a good international reputations. About 600 full-time international students and about 500 exchange and transfer students come every year to Malta from about 80 different countries. The country maintains a good relationship and links with education institutions all over the world.
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Why Choose Malta

Facts About Malta

Capital: Valletta
Currency: Euro (€)
International dialling code: +356
Language: Maltese and English
Population: 502,653
Area size: 316 km²
Academic year: September to September


Your tuition fees will be priced on where you are from, what course you choose to study and what institution you choose. If you are a student from within the EU/EEA, you will not pay tuition fees for full-time bachelor degree courses. If you are an EU/EEA student and choose to study a postgraduate degree, you will pay the actual tuition fee as Maltese students. If you are from any other country, you will be required to pay tuition fees. On average, you should be made to pay between €1,000 and €6,000 per year.
Living expenses in Malta are similar to other European countries. If you choose to stay in a bigger city then you will have to pay higher than smaller cities and towns. Normally, you should budget for between €500 and €1,000 per month. This accounts for accommodation, groceries and travel.
Another cost that you will need to have in mind is health insurance. If you are an EHIC card holder, you will be able to access the same healthcare as Maltese citizens, at the same price. If you are not an EHIC card holder, you will need health insurance. If you hold an insurance policy, you need to ensure that it will be valid in Malta. If you do not have insurance, you will need to purchase a policy that is valid for your studies.


Depending on the country you come from, you might need a visa to study in Malta. If you are from an EU/EEA country, you will need to obtain a visa if your studies is more than three months. After you have reached and registered at your institution, you will need to request for a residence document also. If you come from other country, you will need to obtain a visa no matter the duration of your stay, as well as an e-residence document. The application for a visa can be done at the Maltese embassy or consulate in your home country.

  • Find the academic programme you want to study
  • Check if you meet the minimum entry requirements
  • Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  • Submit your documents (translated into English)
  • The Students’ Advisory Services are available for advice and information to prospective students
  • Attend information meeting for Prospective Applicants
  • Apply for scholarship, if available

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