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Study in Malta: Application Process

Malta doesn’t have a central application portal. Instead, you apply to individual schools. Requirements vary from school to school and program to program.

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This is generally what you'll need to apply to Maltese schools:

  • Your passport
  • Proof of your English level - this can be proven through a TOEFL iBT exam
  • Transcripts of your past education 
  • A completed application form - you’ll be able to find this form on the school’s website


If your documents aren’t in English, you’ll need to send the originals alongside notarized translations. If you’re applying for postgraduate studies, you’ll also need to send a professional CV. If you’re applying for Ph.D. studies, you might also need to send an academic CV.

Be sure to keep the receipt of your application as well as your acceptance letter. You’ll need the acceptance letter when you apply for your visa.

Study in Malta

Want an overview of Malta? Do you want to know a little more about this island nation? The section gives you an oversight of all you need to know.

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Education in Malta

Want to learn about how the higher education system works in Malta? Malta is a good destination for a variety of students, given its good programs, low fees and the ability to improve your English. Take a minute to find out more about the structure of the education system in Malta!

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Student Visas

Do you need a visa to enter Malta to study? Learn more about the student visa process, and what you need to enter the country, depending on your citizenship. 

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Housing & Living Costs

No matter where you study abroad, it’s important to create a budget in advance so that you’re prepared. Therefore, we’ve detailed average living and housing costs so that you can get a better idea of what you would be paying as a student in Malta.

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Tuition Fees & Scholarships

Tuition fees for degree programs in Malta are generally set. International students are expected to pay tuition fees in Malta, but these fees are normally quite low. We've put together information on how this works, and on scholarships, in this section.

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Language & Culture

Malta is a country rich in history and culture. Find out more about what the country offers in terms of language, history, and more! We also talk about safety in Malta in this section.

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Last update: 11 Nov 2021

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