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.[…]
The small, sunny island of Malta might often be overlooked for its flashier neighbours, but if you’re looking to study somewhere that is bathed in golden sun, combines natural beauty with a laid back lifestyle and an all-round pleasant atmosphere, then Malta is bound to leave you smiling. Read on to discover a few reasons why.[…]
There are a number of institutions in Malta that provide graduate programs. Graduate education in Malta works on the English model of Master of Arts/Master of Science and many of the graduate courses offered are geared towards the needs of the local area, so for example the security, culture or arts of the Mediterranean. […]
You can find free, state-run kindergartens for three- to five-year-old children in most communities. Over 90% of all Maltese children in that age range do attend kindergarten. However, only 3,578 children received formal childcare in 2016 and many attend church schools instead. Since nearly everybody in Malta is bilingual (90% can speak English), the language barrier will not be much of a problem as long as your kid has some basic English skills.[…]
If you are planning to move to Malta and uproot with your family, it’s a life changing event, not only for you but for your young budding Einsteins. You may be able to take it in your stride, but your kids – if they’re over the age of five – will probably have an opinion about your plans and so may not be in agreement with them.[…]
The induction course prepares the students to feel confident and able to communicate in both English and Maltese. The programme for the induction course is a basic primary school curriculum, including Mathematics, Art, Crafts and of course Maltese and English. The only difference is that all subjects are taught with the aim of learning languages.[…]