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Why Malta

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A member of the European Union since the 1st May 2004. The smallest EU state with its own unique identity and language.

A strong economy with low unemployment therefore participants carrying out an internship in Malta would also have great job opportunities.

Vibrant nightlife and popular for its party scene. The Island is home to numerous lively activities and events.

Over 100K expats living and working in Malta. Different nationalities, different cultures, one community.

Quick Facts


Malta is located in the centre of the Mediterranean in Europe. Malta lies just 93 km (58 miles) South of Sicily (Italy) in Southern Europe.


Maltese and English are the two official languages, so an internship in Malta is also a great opportunity to learn or improve your English language skills.



The culture of Malta reflects various societies that have come into contact with the Maltese Islands throughout the centuries. The Maltese Islands have an extremely rich culture entwined with their eclectic history.


The United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security ranks the Maltese Islands as one of the safest countries in the World.


Flying to Malta is easy and relatively cheap. Various legacy airlines and low-cost carriers operate regular flights to and from Malta. Malta’s legacy airline namely AirMalta flies regularly to over 35 major European destinations. Low-cost airlines flying to Malta include Ryaniar, Easyjet, Vueling, German Wings and Wizz Air.


Offering more than 300 days of sunshine a year, Malta has a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm to hot summers.


The Maltese people are known to be hospitable and friendly, spiced up with the colourful Mediterranean temperament. This might also be due to the fact that the Maltese people are used to co-habiting with foreigners since historically Malta has always been a target of invasion by many rulers due to its strategic commercial location in the heart of the Mediterranean.

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