The University of Malta has been awarded the Europass Diploma Supplement (DS) Label by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission.
This Label was instituted to encourage higher education institutions to provide their graduates with a document supplementary to their scroll which provides detailed, up-to-date information on the course of studies they followed.
The Europass Diploma Supplement is a document developed by a group of experts from the European Commission, UNESCO and the Council of Europe, and ties in closely with the Bologna Process objective to create a system of easily readable and comparable documents. The Europass Diploma Supplement is given to graduates by the institutions of tertiary education who award the diploma or the degree and is intended to provide detailed information concerning the higher education award. It aims to:
The Europass Diploma Supplement provides essential information on the nature, level, context, content and status of each higher education qualification.
It comprises the following eight sections:
UM grants the Europass Diploma Supplement to all successful students who are awarded qualifications at undergraduate or postgraduate level. The Europass Diploma Supplement is provided in English and is given free of charge and automatically to all graduates during the annual official graduation ceremony, together with the official scroll. UM undertook an initial pilot project during the academic year 2005/6 and awarded the first Diploma Supplement (DS) to its graduates in European Studies in December 2006. The following year, the DS was issued to a greater number of graduands of other undergraduate courses. In November/December 2009 the Diploma Supplement was given to the large majority of graduands of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. During the graduation ceremonies held in November/December 2010 all graduates, including doctoral candidates, were awarded the DS.
DS presented in 2019 [PDF]
DS presented in 2020 [PDF]
DS presented in 2021 [PDF]