• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    University of Malta

    Number of MAUI semesters you can accept during 2019/20 (not students):


    General University Website:

    Click here.

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    Click here.

    Contact people for incoming students:

    Ms. Monique Mallia
    Student Advisor
    Rm 107 Administration Building
    University of Malta
    Msida, MSD 2080, Malta
    email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Tel: 00356 2340 2370

    Contact people for outgoing students:


    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Click here to read the directions and download the paper application

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?


    Other important notes

    Students are advised to be flexible in their credit taking.  Students are advised to have extra study-units (classes) in mind in case of any arising clashes in the time-table.

    Visiting students are required to remain in Malta until the end of their semester exams and hand in all assignments before leaving.

    Last updated

    January 2019 

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    All areas of study are open for exchange students except Medicine, Gerontology, Health Care, Science and Post-Graduate.

    Open undergraduate areas of study taught in English (list explicitly)

    The language of instruction at the University of Malta is English.

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?


    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)


    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?


    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?


    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties


    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Medicine, Gerontology, Health Care and Science.

    Websites for course offerings

    Click here.

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    Minimum number of ECTS per Semester - 8ECTS
    Maximum number of ECTS per Semester - 30ECTS

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.


    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    Upon Arrival

    Language Requirements

    For native English speakers, none. For others, Click here.

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    Click here.

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs


    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Students register online for their courses. The registration procedures are explained in detail on orientation day.

    Additional Notes

    Last updated

    January 2019

  • Dates

    Host Application deadline for each term

    Semester 1 (Oct - Jan): 1 June
    Semester 2 (Feb - June): 1 November

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Academic Calendar for Academic Year 2019/2020

    Examination period(s)

    Semester 1: 15 January-4 February 2020
    Semester 2: 1-30 June 2020

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).


    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Orientation Sessions are recommended. There are no additional costs for Orientation. Dates TBD.

    Course registration deadline

    Students register upon arrival. The exact dates are communicated on Orientation Day.

    Last updated

    January 2019

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in Euro

    (broken down below)

    48 Euro per day including Housing, Meals, Books/Stationary, Transport, Leisure, Laundry, Telephone/Wifi





    Course Materials


    Local Transportation


    Health Insurance



    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    45 Euro for the Chest X-Ray.
    27.50 Euro Application Fee for the Residence Document.

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.


    Additional Notes

    Last Updated

    January 2019

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?


    Housing options

    University Residence or Hotel Kappara 

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    University Residence
    Hotel Kappara

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    It is a separate application.
    Students wishing further information on accommodation at the University Residence, may contact them at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., tel: 00356- 2143618/21430360

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    The University does not offer any health facilities. The facilities offered by the University of Malta can be found in the following link: http://www.um.edu.mt/about/services/support 

    Are internships available?


    Are student jobs available/allowed?


    Additional Notes

    Last Updated

    January 2019

  • Promotional Materials

    Please add links to promotional materials below

    Please keep in mind that these resources are here for partners to use to promote exchanges; this is not itself a promotional website. As such, please simply link to your promotional materials and refrain from embedding video or images on this page.

    University Video:

    University Image Library:

    University or Departmental Brochures:

    Last Updated

    January 2019