eie Institute of Education welcomes students from various countries spread all over the World. Malta is a member of the EU (European Union) and forms part of the Schengen area and thus VISAs are not required for students coming from European countries or from countries having VISA agreements with EU. In cases where VISAs are required, you can contact our International Office and our staff would be ready and willing to assist you with all your needs.
English is the official language used at eie and as such students are expected to possess a very good level of English in order to follow any of the courses delivered by eie. Should you wish to achieve the required level of English prior to starting a course with eie, our Languages Centre called eie Languages Centre can cater for all your needs.
- Population: about 420,000 inhabitants.
- Official languages: English and Maltese
- Currency: Euro
- Surface area: 246 km² for the Maltese island and 6km² for Gozo.
- Capital city: Valletta (European Cultural City 2018)
- Religions: The majority of the Maltese are Roman Catholic, but many other religious denominations are also represented on the islands with small but well established and active communities
The Maltese islands truly Mediterranean.
Blessed with a mild climate and set in crystal waters, Malta and its sister islands of Gozo and Comino offer you a memorable experience, where moments of complete relaxation can be combined with the exploration of the island’s many cultural, artistic and natural treasures.
Long considered to be a microcosm of the Mediterranean and a favourite with travellers who seek an authentic island experience, our islands offer an impressive range of historical and cultural sites, together with a wide spectrum of activities, making Malta a truly unique year-round holiday destination.
Malta has managed to strike the right balance between traditional hospitality and a cosmopolitan spirit born of our millennial history of welcoming people from all around the region and beyond. Moreover, Malta has developed into a highly sought-after location for international movies productions, while Valletta’s majestic Grand Harbour welcomes cruise liner passengers from all over the world.
The Maltese islands are just few hours away from major European airports, and with the many scheduled, low-cost and charter flights linking Malta to a host of European and others Mediterranean countries, not to mention the excellent sea connections to Europe, getting here could be easier!
A treasure of heritage and cultural
The construction of the islands’ megalithic temples is the source of an age-old enigma. Who were our ancestors that built these great constructions, and why? What happened to the intelligent civilisation that create these amazing temples?
Through the passage of time, Malta and Gozo have attracted the attention of the great powers that domined the period. The varying extents all of them, from the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Castillians, to the Knights of St John, the French and the British, have all left traces of their influence and have woven a rich tapestry of cultures for you to discover.