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 history and 300 days of sunshine, 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. 


Capital City

Valletta is Europe’s smallest and southern-most capital.


493,559 as of 2019.S

Official Languages

Maltese and English


Euro – Joined the Eurozone in 2008.


93 km south of Sicily (Italy) 288 km east of Tunisia.


98% Roman Catholics. 


Rocky, with dissected plains and many coastal cliffs.


Mediterranean with hot dry summers and cool winters.

What makes Malta a great desitination for students?

Malta has some truly unique features that make this destination one of the top choices. 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.

Extremely economical.

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

Peaceful country

Malta is considered among the safest countries. Its residents are very friendly, respectful and well-educated people. The crime rate on the island is among the lowest in Europe, and it also has been listed collectively as one of the places where natural disasters are less likely to occur.

A business hub

It’s within the E.U. jurisdiction with advantageous tax rates and excellent infrastructure. The blend makes Malta ideally positioned geographically and culturally making it the place of choice for businesses. A robust technology infrastructure has attracted firms like Lufthansa Technik and Dubai’s Tecom.


High-quality 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.