Malta is an archipelago with three main islands (Malta, Gozo, and Comino), located in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily. Only the three main islands are inhabited. Its total area is 316 square kilometres. The islands consist of mainly low, rocky, flat dissected plains with many coastal cliffs, numerous bays, and good harbours. Valetta is the capital.[…]
Malta is a southern European country in the Mediterranean Sea 80 km (50 mi) south of Sicily and 333 km (207 mi) north of Libya. Malta’s location has given it great strategic importance throughout history and a succession of powers have ruled the islands. Malta gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 and became a republic in 1974. Malta is a tourist destination with numerous recreational areas and historical monuments, including nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites.[…]
Malta is one of the easiest places to make friends in the world.
That’s according to the latest international friendliness rankings published this week.
In a ranking of 65 countries around the world for ‘Ease of Settling In’, Malta came fifth overall.[…]
If studying on a small island in the Mediterranean appeals to you, then Malta has a lot to offer. Its only university, the University of Malta (UoM), traces its origins back to 1592 with its foundations as a university following in 1769.
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.
Undergraduate courses for EU students are free.
Edward de Bono, founder of lateral thinking, graduated in Medicine from the University.[…]