The University of Malta (Maltese: L-Università ta’ Malta) is the highest educational institution in Malta.
It offers undergraduate bachelor’s degrees, postgraduate master’s degrees and postgraduate doctorates (PhD). It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. In post-nominals the university’s name is abbreviated as Melit., a shortened form of Melita (A Latinised form of the Greek Μελίτη).
There are at present about 11,000 students, including 600 international students, following full-time or part-time degree and diploma courses, many of them run on the modular or credit system. The degree courses are designed to produce highly qualified professionals, with experience of research, who will play key roles in industry, commerce and public affairs in general. The University today has 14 faculties, a number of interdisciplinary centres and institutes, and a School of Performing Arts.