The Republic of Malta is a Southern European country consisting of 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 people of Malta are generally native
Maltese but there is a small sampling of British represented as well. The current president is George Abela and the prime minister is Lawrence Gonzi. The government operates as a Parliamentary Republic.
Malta has rich reserves of limestone, a rich tourism industry, film production and electronics manufacturing, to name a few. They are progressive in nature and have taken steps to increase their level of technology use in several industries.
WHY STUDY IN MALTA
Higher education was introduced in Malta and influenced by the British education system, of which they once were a part. In 1996, computers were introduced, creating great change in the university environment and opening many doors to careers in fields such as computer information systems,technology, and advanced programming. The highest educational institution in Malta which offers
Bachelor of Science degrees is the University of Malta. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and is the single institution of higher education in the area. Admission to the university is determined by Matriculation exam results for students wanting to pursue career paths in most fields, but can be based on the level of maturity and experience in fields such as the Arts and Sciences.
The university system is divided into 14 different faculties and areas of study including the Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Media, and Technology fields
BENEFITS OF STUDYING IN MALTA
WORK WHILE STUDYING
International students are allowed to work as part of the course only.
WORK AFTER GRADUATION
Non EU nationals are required to apply for an employment license if they wish to work in Malta. This is applied for by the employer, not the job seeker. The employer must be able to prove that no candidate from the EU, EEA, Switzerland nor a Maltese national is capable of fulfilling the vacancy.