University of Malta


University of Malta is a universitywide partner in Msida, Malta.

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General information for exchange students

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Academic calendar

Semester I: last week of September – 2nd week of February
Semester II:  2nd week of February – last week of June

Orientation generally commences late September for Semester I and mid February for Semester II.

Exams take place late January until mid February for Semester I and in June for Semester II.

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GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

Student need B2 level English with proof from Online Linguistic Support (Erasmus). Those students who select study units from the English Department, need to have a C1 level in English.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All fields except Medicine, Health Sciences and Dental Surgery

Courses at Master’s level


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Housing assistance

Malta offers a variety of accommodation options for students, located around and close to the University campus, to suit different needs and budgets. Students are free to choose the lodging which suits them best.

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Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs per month are around €1100. (Estimate from 2022).

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.


Credits; in courses 7-8

Grading system: A-F, minimum pass: D

Number of places available

8 places per year. 


Selection was necessary in the past few years.

You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia, Latin America & Middle East

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona


Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten

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General exchange questions

Name: Patrick Chan

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.