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Language of Instruction

The language of instruction at the University of Malta is English, and students are expected to be fluent in the English language which will enable them to successfully complete their Erasmus+ Mobility.

No particular concessions are allowed to students whose level of English is lower than expected.The students need to have a B2 level in English  Those students who select study units from the English Department, need to have a C1 level in English.

The English level should be indicated in the "Language Competence of the student" section in the Erasmus + Learning Agreement.

Students are requested to submit a copy of the Online Linguistic Support (OLS) Test, along with the Erasmus + Learning Agreement. 

During the academic year the University of Malta offers the following English study-units:

• English Proficiency for International Students (ENG1061) - The study-unit aims to improve the level of proficiency in English of foreign students whose general command of the language would place them at ‘Upper Intermediate Level’ or the higher end of the ‘Lower Intermediate Level’.
• Academic Reading and Writing in English (LIN 1063) & Academic Speaking in English (LIN1065). These study-units are available for visiting students who wish to take courses in academic writing or speaking in English. Kindly note that these courses assume a proficiency in English that enables the students to handle academic texts and their discussion in English.


English Language Course

If you are interested in following an English Language course, you may contact the Malta University Language School at the University of Malta. 

Contact the Malta University Language School by email.

Kindly note that course fees are paid by the student.

Last Updated: 24 March 2017

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