University of Malta

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world rank  1046

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University Overview

Founded in 1592, University of Malta is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small town of Msida (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gozo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry for Education and Employment?, Malta, University of Malta (UM) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Malta (UM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 427 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Acronym UM
Founded 1592
Motto Ut Fructificemus Deo
We should bring forth fruit unto God

University Location

Address Tal-Qroqq Campus
Msida (population range: 2,500-9,999)
T +356 (21) 2340 2340
F +356 (21) 2340 2342
Other locations Gozo

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Malta's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry for Education and Employment?, Malta

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Utrecht Network

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019