Why Live & Study in Malta?

About Malta

Located in the center of the Mediterranean, between Europe and North Africa, Malta is the European Union’s smallest member state. Famous for its 7,000-year old history and 300 days of sunshine per year. Malta has emerged as one of the most remarkable success stories in the Eurozone. Recognized for its pro-business attitude, state-of-the-art infrastructure and modest costs of doing business, it has become the go-to country for growth-minded entrepreneurs and multinational companies looking to base themselves in the Mediterranean. 


Capital City

Valletta is a former European Capital of Culture & Europe’s smallest capital city.



(2024 est.)

Official Languages

Maltese and English


In 2008 the Euro became legal tender in Malta.


100 NM south of Sicily (Italy) 300 NM east of Tunisia.




Varied, dissected plains, beaches and coastal cliffs.


Mediterranean with hot summers and cool winters.

What makes Malta a Great Destination for Students?

Malta has some truly unique features that make this destination one of the top choices for studying worldwide. Whether you’re dreaming of an exciting adventure or finding somewhere friendly to study, we want to tell you some of the most important reasons why you should pick Malta.

Good Value for Money

Compared to other European countries, Malta is one of the most affordable places to study and live in. Prices for accommodation food and socializing are reasonable. AUM students get special deals and discounts for museums, restaurants, gyms and can participate in numerous activities. The public transport system also offers special prices for our university students.

Peaceful Country

Malta is considered among the safest countries in the European Union. The Maltese people are very friendly, respectful and well-educated people. The crime rate on the island is among the lowest in Europe.

A Business Hub

Malta is strategically located in the Meditarranean with a long trading history as a way-point between East and West. As a result, Malta has become a place of choice for enterprises looking to expand their businesses worldwide. 


High-Quality American-Style Education

Malta features a large influx of scholars from around the globe with the highest of standard. Thanks to its quality programs and the presence of international educational institutions, it’s considered a great place to interact with other international students.

Fun Things to Do in Malta

With 14 public holidays, you’ll have more time to enjoy the beautiful island. From beach outings to island-wide cultural expeditions, Malta offers plenty of opportunities for you to have fun. 

Blue Lagoon

One of the most beautiful places in the Maltese islands, located at Comino.


Known as Città Vecchia, it is a fortified city which served as the island’s first capital.

L-Għar tal-Mixta

Visit the beautiful cave across from the red sands of Ramla l-Ħamra.

Popeye Village Malta

Originally created as the film set of the 1980 musical production of Popeye.


This fishing village is the largest fishing harbor of Malta.

St John's Co Cathedral

Is one of 365 churches and one of the top museums to see on the island.

Il Festa

Every year, around 60 festas are held in Malta and 20 in Gozo.

Kalkara Marina

Rent a boat from the harbor which is situated in picturesque Kalkara Creek.