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Attention excellent post-doctoral researchers

Join our team at the ISSI to conduct research focusing on islands, small states, economic development and climate change! You can now apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship hosted by the Islands and Small States Institute of the University – see all details here  and get in touch with our team on islands@um.edu.mt.




Attention prospective MA (Research) and PhD students:

As from October 2020, the ISSI will be offering the following options fully online (no longer blended, as in previous years):

(1) Master of Arts (Research on Islands and Small States) – full-time

(2) Master of Arts (Research on Islands and Small States) – part-time

(3) Doctor in Philosophy (PhD)

Browse through this website to learn more about entry level requirements.  Note that you may even be eligible for a full scholarship from the University of Malta.


If you are interested to study with the ISSI, please contact us at your very earliest on islands@um.edu.mt.  We will be happy to discuss your research interests and guide you through the application process.



A B O U T   U S 

The Islands and Small States Institute promotes research and training on economic, social, cultural, ecological and geographical aspects of islands and small states.

Based at the University of Malta, our Institute evolved from the Islands and Small States Programme which had been set up in 1989 at the Foundation for International Studies, Valletta. In 1993, the Programme was restructured as an Institute with the principal aim of enabling the organisation to offer academic courses. We offer postgraduate courses on islands and small states studies as well as the degree of Doctor of Philosophy


On the occasion of the Institute's 30th Anniversary, in December 2019, the ISSI has launched a Commemorative Publication, providing valuable information about its history, academic and policy contributions, fields of work, offers and contributors of the past three decades.    


If you want to know more, then please get in touch with us.