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. […]
Poland is an ideal European study destination with some of the finest institutions offering world class education at affordable fees. Poland has a proud history of over 650 years of educating high profile professionals. It does not end here Poland has a lot in store for you starting from a mix of cultures that truly reflects in everything from culture, architecture, art, music and cuisine, making Poland an irresistible destination for international students who amidst their studies eke out time to explore the beautiful cities and rustic country side of Europe.[…]
The word ‘Poland’ might bring to mind cold weather, or perhaps cold cuts of meat. But for increasing numbers of people, Poland is becoming an attractive, affordable option for working and studying abroad. In 2015, Poland hosted over 57,000 international pupils from all over the world, an increase of 10,000 from the year before, and a massive 48,000 more than in 2005. These students are coming from Europe, particularly Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Russia, but Poland is steadily receiving more international students from places like the US and UK.[…]
1. Polish food like pierogi, bigos, żurek, barszcz, oscypek, placki ziemniaczane, kotlet schabowy or some Polish sweets like sękacz, sernik, kremówka and sweets like krówka or ptasie mleczko
2. Eating in a Bar Mleczny or in a snack bar, which is similar to Spanish tapas bars, but serves Polish food and drinks
3. Going by train from Zakopane to Hel… That’s challenging!
4. Sailing in the Masurian Lake District
5. Canoeing on one of the river or canal in Suwalszczyzna or Drawskie region
6. Skiing and snowboarding in Tatra Mountains
7. Wandering over Bieszczady mountains
Did you ever wonder how many fellow expats live in Poland, which cities they usually choose and where they come from? The Office for Foreigners has published an amazing website with statistics based on data from voivodeship offices. I will use it to show you some facts about foreigners in Poland.The national statistics show that currently there are 228,218 foreigners with valid residence permits who are neither EU citizens nor are their family members.[…]
Poland’s traditions of academic education goes back to 1364 when King Casimir the Great established the Cracow Academy, known today as the Jagiellonian University. The Cracow Academy, being one of the oldest in the world, took after academies in Bologna and Padua, and was the second university in Central Europe after Prague. About two centuries later, in 1579.[…]