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University of Malta registers highest-ever number of foreign students

2019-05-29T15:17:40+02:00 May 27th, 2019|

The University of Malta currently has 1,073 international students, the highest number ever.

According to the annual report on internationalisation trends at the university, written by Pro-Rector Professor Godfrey Baldacchino, eight per cent of the student population of the 14 faculties are international students.

The Faculties of Medicine & Surgery, Arts and Economics, Management and Accountancy registered the highest number of international students.

Within the University’s institutes, centres and schools, the proportion of international students is even higher: 18 per cent.

The University of Malta hosted 359 Erasmus students and 41 other students from non-EU countries. This was 12 per cent lower than the previous academic year.


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