Ten Reasons why Study in Malta in 2020
Malta is the English Language Speaking Country which is the best place for abroad studies. Malta is situated alongside Maltese. It is the popular destination for the students who are seeking English Language Courses.
Top Reasons to Study and Live in Malta :
Member of European Union
Since 2004, Malta has been part of the European Union and has the largest number of English speakers outside of Britain and Ireland. Its strategic position in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea puts the island just a few hours away from important European cities such as Rome, Milan, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Istanbul and Athens. When studying in Malta you can travel freely through the 28 European Union states at extremely low prices.
English is an official national language
The Maltese Archipelago was a British colony until 1974 and the influence of the British Empire led the country to establish English as one of its official languages. Its 400,000 inhabitants are bilingual and among the largest communities of foreigners residing on the island are British and Italian. Malta is currently one of the most prominent places to study English and Pursue Higher Education.
One of the most peaceful and safest places in the world
Malta is one of the safest countries in the world. Its inhabitants and residents are very friendly, respectful and well educated people in most cases. The crime rate on the island is one of the lowest in Europe, and besides that it has also been listed as one of the places where natural disasters are less likely to occur.
Malta has a large influx of students from all over the world with thanks to the quality of its programs and the presence of international educational institutions like the London School Of Commerce (LSC) which in addition to offering English programs, offers a Bachelor (Hons) Business Management Studies and a Master of Business Administration in association with globally recognized British Universities.
Unlike other English-speaking countries, Malta is one of the cheapest to live and study. Prices for accommodation and food are affordable and students get special deals in restaurants, gyms and are able to take part in different activities. Public transport also offers special rates for those who are enrolled in academic programmes of a minimum duration of 3 months.
Breathtaking places and landscapes
With a privileged location in the Mediterranean sea, Malta has medieval cities and landscapes that have attracted the attention of dozens of filmmakers. ‘Murder on the orient express’, ‘Gladiator’, ‘Troy’, ‘Agora’ and ‘Popeye the sailor man’ are some of the films that have been shot on the island. Even one of the most viewed series in the world: ‘Game of Thrones’, chose it as the setting for one of its first episodes. There are hundreds of places to visit, festivals, and other activities that can be found in Malta, Gozo and Comino.
Malta is privileged with approximately 300 days of sunny weather a year. Unlike other European countries, the island does not experience very low temperatures during winter. January and February are the coldest months of the year with temperatures between 10 °C and 15 °C during the day.
Students from all over the world
The fact that Malta is the only English-speaking country in the European Union outside of the United Kingdom and Ireland, gives it popularity all over the world, especially in the student communities looking for opportunities to study English or pursue higher education programs.
European Capital of Culture
Malta has been chosen to be the European Capital of Culture for 2018. This title set the scene for hundreds of international activities and events. Its capital Valletta, will receive different types of artistic performances, such as a biennial of contemporary art, music festivals and film shows.