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    Visa Information Tool


    Destination:

    Malta

    Visa:

    Study



    Malta Student Visa

    Students who are not under the Visa waiver program to visit Malta will need to apply for Malta Student Visa if they wish to study in Malta.

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      Students who opt for Malta for their further studies are guaranteed to not just have a great time on off days relaxing on the many beaches, but also when they are busy studying. This is mainly because of the unique Problem Based Learning or the PBL system that encourages students to solve problems based on a practical approach as well as self-analysis that is combined with self-study and self-discipline. 

      Thus, students who choose to study abroad in Malta are guaranteed of quality education through self-awareness, combined with world recognition.

      "Learn about the requirements for studying in Malta, such as how much does Malta study visa costs? What documents will you be needing for applying for a study visa? Etc"

      Tuition fees for studying in Malta

      The University of Malta has reviewed its Tuition fee schedule for short-term (one full academic year or one semester) for undergraduate students.
      • Prior to arrival, at the stage where applicants are in receipt of the acceptance letter, students are authorized to pay a non-refundable deposit as stated;
         
         EU/ EEA Nationals  €240
         EU/ EEA Nationals applying for B.Sc. IT   study-units  €640
         Non-EU/ EEA Nationals  €1,080
      • On resuming, students are required to register for at least eight ECTS per semester. In line with the University of Malta principles, students can register for at most thirty ECTS per semester and at most 60 ECTS per year.

      Living costs in Malta

      Studying in Malta for international students can be a very exciting experience as living expenses in Malta are comparatively lower than the rest of the EU.

      As an international student, your monthly living expenses can come around 500 Euro per month including food, transportation, and leisure activities.

      Malta student visa process

      Go to the visavendor.com. Here you will have to:

      • Fill in the Assessment form
      • Receive our email
      • You will have to pay the refundable visa service fee that Visa Vendor charges
      • After your payment, you will be given credentials of your portal
      • You will attach all your important documents that are mentioned in the checklist above
      • Your application will be finalized 
      • Once your application is completed, it will be sent to the embassy to get processed

      Malta student visa processing time

      After the appointment, the visa processing time may take an additional 1 to 4 weeks. Therefore, it could take as long as an approximate 8 to 9 weeks from the time the student sends a request to Travisa, to when they receive the passport and visa back from the consulate.

      Malta Student Visa Requirements

      • two passport-sized photos.
      • Copy of the applicant’s passport (passport details showing the date and place of Issue).
      • Official Transcript from the applicant’s University. A certified English translation should be provided if the applicant’s transcript/certificate is not in English.
      • Official recommendation letter from the student’s home University or English Language Proficiency certificate.
      • Student Health Information
      • Non-refundable application fees as related (exchange students are excluded from paying application fees).
      • Students for exchange program should have endorsed letter from the home University of the applicant (with official seal) which recommends the applicant to study at the University of Malta for a period of one/two semesters as applicable.

      List of Countries whose students don't need a visa to study in Malta

      Albania

      Andorra

      Antigua and Barbuda

      Argentina

      Australia

      Bahamas

      Barbados

      Bosnia 

       Herzegovina

      Brazil

      Brunei

      Canada 

       

      Costa Rica

      Dominica

      El Salvador

      Georgia

      Malaysia

      Marshall Islands

      Mauritius

      Mexico

      Micronesia

      United States of America

      Uruguay

      Vanuatu

      Venezuela

      Palau

      Panama

      Grenada

      Guatemala

      Holy See (Vatican City State)

      Honduras

      Hong Kong 

      Israel

      Japan

      Kiribati

      Macao 

      Chile

      Colombia

       

      Paraguay

      Peru

      Saint Kitts and Nevis

      Saint Lucia

      Saint Vincent

      Samoa

      Serbia

      Seychelles

      Singapore

      Solomon Islands

      South Korea

      Taiwan

      New Zealand

      Nicaragua

      North Macedonia

      Moldova

      Monaco

      Montenegro

      Nauru

      Timor Leste

      Tonga

      Trinidad and Tobago

      Tuvalu

      Ukraine

      United Arab Emirates


      Best Universities in Malta according to International Rankings

      Universities

      Times Higher Education Ranking (2020)

       

      Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2019)

       

      TopUniversities Ranking (2020)

       

      U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2020)

       

      University of Malta

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      Visa Information Tool


      Destination:

      Malta

      Visa:

      Study