Why Study in Malta for International Students and Living Costs
Malta is a small island situated about 80 km of the south of Italy and 280km of east of Tunisia. This country covers 317 km² but has one of the most densely populated countries of the world behind Monaco, Singapore or Hong Kong. The capital city of Malta is Valletta.
It has some 11,500 students including over 600 international students from 71 different countries, following full-time or part-time degree and diploma courses. More than 3,000 students graduate in various disciplines annually.
Benefits of the Country
- Malta is a wonderful study abroad destination for students.English is an active official language!
- The weather, culture and cuisine are extraordinary
- Low Cost! You will pay a small fraction of what it would cost to study and travel in Great Britain, the Americas, or Oceania. Food, transportation, living expenses, and tuition are all very economical.
- Malta is one of the safest countries in the world
- Malta is a member of both the European Union and the Commonwealth, and enjoys close ties with the UK. It is a member of the European Higher Education Area
- Malta is a mecca for outdoor activities (Country Walks and Hikes,Mountain Biking in Gozo,Horse Riding,Rock Climbing)
- Lots to See! Despite its small size, Malta is surprisingly rich in culture and history. Many ancient and modern world powers desired this strategic island at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, and left their mark on its landscape. From the world’s oldest buildings, to the castle-city of Mdina, to the chessboard fortress of Valletta, Malta’s many World Heritage Sites will dazzle your eyes!
- Water Sports, Snorkelling and Diving
Malta has two official languages: Maltese and English
According to the Eurobarometer poll conducted in 2012, 98% of Maltese people can speak Maltese, 88% can speak English, 66% can speak Italian, and more than 17% speak French
Hottest Month August (27 °C avg)
Coldest Month February (12 °C avg)
Wettest Month January (38.4 mm avg)
Windiest Month April (17 km/h avg)
Annual Rainfall 199.5 mm (per year)
The public bus service on Malta and Gozo is a good way to get around as buses serve the major tourist areas, go practically everywhere and are inexpensive and efficient
Renting a car is a good option if you want to get to the farther reaches of the island. All the road signs are in English and driving is on the left. Major international brands and local car hires are located on Malta and Gozo with daily rates of €16 – €28. International and national driving licenses are acceptable.
The white taxi service can pick up passengers from anywhere, except bus-stops.
A regular ferry service links Malta to Gozo, taking about 20 minutes each way.
There are also regular boat services between each island and Comino
A water taxi service using traditional Maltese ‘dghajsa’ boats is also available in Grand Harbour.
Name of The Universites
|Ranking||World Rank||University||Presence Rank*||Impact Rank*||Openness Rank*||Excellence Rank*|
|University of Malta|
|Malta College of Arts Science & Technology|
|Institute of Tourism Malta|
|American University of Malta|
|Middlesex University Malta|
|ITIS Malta Tourism Institute|
|European Institute of Education|