MALTA

  • ABOUT MALTA

    Malta is an island country located in the central Mediterranean Sea. The country comprises 5 major islands.Malta is located in South Europe and is known for having the lowest population worldwide. It is also a country that reflects its proficiency in English through local communication.

    Malta is considered to be a great study abroad destination mainly because every year more than thousands of international students visit to study in Malta and pursue full-time higher education courses.There are diverse options available for you, if you want to pursue higher education in Malta.Besides studying students can get opportunities to enjoy the warm climate and explore the diverse natural landscapes, beautiful lakes of Malta.On the contrary of having geographical constraints, Malta provides plenty of educational and employment opportunities globally. In addition to this, most organizations here offer their employees- from beginners to senior staff with a handsome package. Hence, Malta becomes a suitable location for students to pursue their dream courses and professions.

    Studying in Malta for International students will be a rewarding experience, as degrees are internationally recognized in EU.

    Quick  facts

    • Capital: Valletta
    • Dialing code: +356
    • Currency: Euro
    • Population: 5.25 lakhs 
    • Official languages: Maltese, Maltese Sign Language, English
    • Area: 316 sq km including Comino 
    • Population density (per sq. km): 1,358

    Climate

    The hottest month of the year in Malta is August, with an average high of 86°F and low of 73°F. The cool season lasts for 4.1 months, from December 2 to April 4, with an average daily high temperature below 64°F.  The weather in Malta is typically Mediterranean. Summer is hot and dry with temperatures reaching 32 °C in July and August. Winter is mild and wet, and temperatures only dropping to around 15 - 17 °C during December to February

    Food

    Traditional Maltese food is rustic and based on the seasons. Look out for Lampuki Pie (fish pie), Rabbit Stew, Bragioli (beef olives), Kapunata, (Maltese version of ratatouille), and widow's soup, which includes a small round of Gbejniet (sheep or goat's cheese)

    Tourist destination

    Malta is a popular tourist destination and known for its warm climate and breathtaking landscapes that serve as locations for major film productions. The archipelago is   home to some of the oldest temples in the world, such as the Megalithic Temples of Malta.

    Safety

    Malta has consistently been ranked as the 2nd safest country in the world in terms of its vulnerability to and the ability to tackle natural disasters by the World Risk Report

    Why study in Malta

    • Promoting international study
    • Financial benefits
    • A great place to improve your English
    • Exciting job opportunities
    • Supporting Startups
    • A high standard of living

    Malta for international students

    Malta is a member of both the European Union and the Commonwealth, enjoying close ties with the UK. It is a member of the European Higher Education Area as well. Students interested in pursuing higher studies here can try for the various funding options or scholarships for international students in Malta, which can also include the support provided by the authorities in Malta and by the European Union. When compared to other European countries, Malta is far more economical and provides a high standard of living with moderate costs. Food, transportation, living expenses, and tuition fee are quite affordable.

    Public university

    University of Malta, Msid
    Private University

    • American University of Malta, Cospicua
    • Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Victoria
    • SMC Business School, Birkirkara,
    • European Graduate School, Valletta
    • Middlesex University Malta, Pembroke).
    • Triagon Academy, Valletta

    Popular Courses

    • Hospitality
    • Health and Nursing
    • Aviation
    • Business Studies
    • Humanities Studies
    • Languages
    • Agriculture
    • Education and Teaching
    • Tourism
    • Social and Behavioral science
    • Technology Studies
    • Forestry
    • Fishery
    • Transport and logistics

    Entry criteria

    The General Entry Requirements are the Matriculation Certificate and a pass at grade 5 or better in the Secondary Education Certificate examinations in English Language, Maltese and Mathematics. A non-Maltese applicant may be allowed to offer another language as approved by the Admissions Board instead of Maltese.

    Malta Study Visa After 7 Years of Education Gap.

    COST OF STUDY 

    For EU students and citizens of Malta, university education is free. Non-EU students will be required to pay tuition fees. The actual tuition fee amount might differ as per course and university but on average, you can expect to pay around 2,000 EUR (1,64,800 INR approx.)

    As expected, Malta tends to have very low costs of living compared to other countries in the EU. On average, students can expect to pay as low as EUR 300 per month for accommodation and other basic living expenses (including food and travel).

    PR option

    Foreign nationals without family ties in Malta can become citizens if they have lived in the country for four cumulative years in the last six years with a permanent residence and residence permit. They must not have stayed outside Malta for more than six consecutive months or ten during the said period

    Maltese permanent residence can be obtained by an applicant over 18 years of age with proven legal income, who has no criminal record and who has not been refused a visa by a country that has a visa-free agreement with Malta

    Earn while study

    Students from Non-EU countries (Third Country Nationals – TCN) can now apply for an employment licence and work whilst studying in Malta. Third Country Nationals (TCN) students who are studying in Malta for longer than 90 days can apply for an employment licence allowing them to work in Malta.There are good opportunities that students can avail easily. In 2020, the national wage in Malta remained fixed at 777.1 € per month.

    Malta golden visa

    The Malta Golden Visa (Malta Residence and Visa Program) route allows high-income individuals to receive a Maltese passport within one to three years, by making a substantial investment in Malta. To get a Maltese passport in one year, you have to make an investment of at least €750,000 to the national development fund.

    Intakes

    • October
    • February

    Required test

    IELTS not mandatory

    Documents required

    • A valid Passport
    • Two recent 2 x 2 passport photographs
    • Proof of acceptance by the university or educational institution.
    • Proof of Sufficient Funds such as most recent bank statement or international credit card statement.
    • Malta Visa Application Form duly filled in
    • Proof of visa payment
    • Test results of Language proficiency tests
    • Proof of Travel Arrangements
    • Proof of medical insurance to cover the duration of stay

    Scholarships & grants

    Malta is a relatively wealthy country. Therefore, many financial aids can help students financially when pursuing higher education in Malta. If you wish to study abroad, you must apply for a study visa , it would help you also look out for scholarships which will offer you more money in exchange for your studies.

     

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