Lying at the cross-roads of the Mediterranean, UM has been, over its 400-year history, the hub for international academic exchange in Malta. As the leading higher education institution of the islands, its structures are in line with the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education area.
The University carries out academic research and provides a vibrant higher education setting in the arts, sciences and the humanities. The courses at UM are designed to produce highly-qualified professionals in multiple disciplines. The UM alumni community is growing exponentially and UM graduates are found in key positions both nationally and internationally.
Today UM is composed of fourteen faculties, a number of interdisciplinary institutes and centres, three schools and a junior college.
The language of instruction at UM is English.