University of Malta

English Language Proficiency Requirement
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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 Visiting Programme.

Students who do not speak English as a first language need to submit an official letter of recommendation from their home university stating that their level of English is adequate for them to be able to follow lectures at the University of Malta with profit.

English Study Units

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:

For more information including course fees visit:

Last Updated: 23 March 2017

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