List of Announcements
|ANN06/2023||29th September 2023||Licenses issued between July and September 2023|
Announcement about licenses issued between 1st July 2023 and 29th September 2023, published on 29th September 2023 by MFHEA.
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority would like to inform the general public and any interested parties that the following licenses were issued between 1st July 2023 and 29th September 2023.
|Name of Institution||License Category||License Number||Malta Qualifications Database Link|
|Artemocion Dance and Leisure Studio||Further Education Centre||2023-018||Link|
|European Institute for Emerging Technologies (EIET)||Further and Higher Education Institution||2023-019||Link|
|St. Francis De Sales Institute||Further Education Institution||2023-020||Link|
|New Campus Business School||Higher Education Institution||2023-021||Link|
|AF & Co Academy||Further Education Institution||2023-022||Link|
|The School of Dance||Further Education Centre||2023-023||Link|
|ANN05/2023||20th September 2023||Temporary license issued to International European University (IEU) – Update|
Announcement about the temporary license issued to International European University (IEU), published on 25th July 2023 by MFHEA. (Updated on 20th September 2023)
The International European University (IEU) will be operating from the Chamber College, Edgar Bernard Street, Gzira and not from the American University of Malta in Bormla as previously communicated.
|ANN04/2023||11th September 2023||Publication of MFHEA’s Self-Assessment Report|
Announcement about the publication of MFHEA’s Self-Assessment Report for the upcoming ENQA Audit, published on 11th September 2023 by MFHEA.
The MFHEA has published the Self-Assessment Report it prepared for the upcoming ENQA Audit that will be taking place in October 2023. This document, together with its 8 annexes, can be found in the Publications page under the Quality Assurance section.
|ANN03/2023||28th July 2023||Institutions which are not Licensed|
Announcement about institutions which are not licensed, published on 28th July 2023 by MFHEA.
The MFHEA cannot guarantee the quality being offered by institutions which are not licensed and offer programmes of study which serves to obtain a national qualification classified up to and including level 8 of the Malta Qualifications Framework, or a foreign qualification at a comparable level.
Institutions/individuals doing so are in breach of the law and the Authority is reserving the right to take any legal action including criminal action against those breaching the law.
|ANN02/2023||25th July 2023||Temporary license issued to International European University (IEU)|
Announcement about the temporary license issued to International European University (IEU), published on 25th July 2023 by MFHEA. (Updated on 21st August 2023)
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority would like to announce that a one year temporary license has been issued to International European University (IEU). The temporary license was issued on 3rd July 2023 and is valid until 03rd July 2024. The temporary license allows the IEU to deliver the following programmes from Malta due to the current events in Ukraine. This temporary license will be reviewed annually subject to the international situation in Ukraine.
- Bachelor of Management
- Master of Management and Business Administration (MBA)
- Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
The programmes being offered by the IEU in Malta fall under the quality assurance system of the National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance in Ukraine (NAQA). If students have any complaints or concerns these must be followed accordingly to IEU’s regulations and they cannot be pursued in Malta.
Read the IEU panel report here.
IEU is a Ukrainian University, with programmes accredited in Ukraine. IEU has a temporary licence to operate in Malta. Any matter related to programmes should be addressed to the Ukrainian authorities. For more details visit the website of the National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance (Ukraine) NAQA: https://en.naqa.gov.ua/
|ANN01/2023||17th July 2023||Licences issued between January till June 2023|
Announcement about Licences issued between 01st January 2023 till 30th June 2023, published on 17th July 2023 by MFHEA.
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority would like to inform the general public and any interested parties that the following licenses were issued between 01st January 2023 till 30th June 2023.
|ANN02/2022||24th August 2022||Non-Operational Providers|
Announcement about Non-Operational Providers , published on 24th August 2022 by MFHEA.
We would like to inform you that, as from 1st October 2022, those Institutions which have not been in operation for six months (i.e. from March-October 2022), or more, will have their licenses restricted as per regulation 13 of S.L. 607.03.
Such Institutions will be notified via postal communication and must subsequently follow the stipulations of their restriction as detailed therein.
The restriction of license will in each instance be determined on a case by case basis, and activity from the date of obtaining the license onwards will also be considered. Requests for proof of activity pursuant to the licence will be requested from the MFHEA at any point and of any licensed provider.
|ANN01/2022||5th January 2022 (Updated on 10th January 2022)||MFHEA Advisory Committee Election 2022|
Announcement about the MFHEA Advisory Committee Election 2022 , published on 5th January 2022 by MFHEA. (*Added on 10th January 2022.)
MFHEA Advisory Committee Election 2022
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) would like to inform licensed providers that the MFHEA will be sending a link (via email) which will give each provider access to vote for the two members who will represent the Further and Higher Institutions. If you do not receive this link by Thursday (close of business), kindly contact Dr Dennis Zammit on email@example.com.
*Eligible voters should use the key received on the day of the election (10th January 2022) which they will receive by email. In case of a tie, elected representatives will share the term amongst them.
Results of election held on 10th January 2022 for Consultative Committee
Bonnici Charlo: 26 votes (21.3%)
Cappitta Antonello: 14 votes (11.5%)
Haslam Chris : 8 votes (6.6%)
Micallef Robert: 9 votes (7.4%)
Monseigneur Antvin : 8 votes (6.6%)
Parnis Morgan : 10 votes (8.2%)
Spiteri Axiaq Ilaria : 23 votes (18.9%)
Theuma Charles : 16 votes (13.1%)
Vella Rago Manuel : 8 votes (6.6%)
Bonnici Charlo and Spiteri Axiaq Ilaria were elected with 21.3% and 18.9% of the vote respectively.
The MFHEA would like to thank all candidates who participated and all those who voted.
|ANN08/2021||16th September 2021||The Metropolitan School of Business Management|
Announcement about the Metropolitan School of Business Management, published on 16th September 2021 by MFHEA
The Metropolitan School of Business Management (msbm.org.uk)
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) would like to inform prospective students and the public in general that the Metropolitan School of Business Management (msbm.org.uk) is an institution that is not licensed by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority.
|ANN07/2021||2nd August 2021||UCM Higher Education Institution Foundation|
Announcement about the UCM Higher Education Institution Foundation, published on 2nd August 2021 by MFHEA
UCM Higher Education Institution Foundation
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) would like to inform the general public and anyone who has any interest, that the UCM Higher Education Institution Foundation – licence number 2015-011, (UCM), has been revoked and thus UCM shall not operate as a Higher Educational Institute under the Maltese licence. Any programmes accredited by MFHEA and awarded by UCM cannot continue to be offered by UCM or any other institutions.
|ANN06/2021||6th July 2021||International Institute by Malta|
Announcement about the International Institute by Malta, published on 6th July 2021 by MFHEA
International Institute by Malta
The MFHEA would like to inform prospective students and the public in general that the International Institute by Malta is not a licensed institution as requested by the laws of Malta.
|ANN05/2021||5th March 2021||Student Visa|
Announcement for Foreign Students applying for a Student Visa, published on 5th March 2021 by MFHEA
Please be informed that Maltese Missions/Consulates requires a proof of payment for the course you intend to follow in Malta. However be informed that this proof does not always require to be full payment. Below find the thresholds:
For courses of a value of up to €1,000, the receipt covering full payment shall be requested;
For courses of a value of more than €1,000 but less than €2,500, the receipt covering up to 75% of the course shall be requested;
For courses of a value that is equal to or higher than €2,500, the receipt covering up to 50% of the course shall be requested;
|ANN04/2021||15th February 2021||EDU|
Announcement on EDU courses published on 15th February 2021 by MFHEA
The MFHEA would like to inform any prospective and current students following courses with EDU that MFHEA only accredit academic programmes. This on its own does not mean that anyone following a course with EDU (even at Level 7) can practice the profession of a doctor/physician. This can only happen if the course is accepted by the relevant medical authorities (Medical Council in Malta or equivalent in other EU member States). It is EDU’s duty to seek such recognition.
Any indication or promise by EDU that its courses can lead students to practice the profession of a doctor/physician is not and cannot be endorsed by MFHEA since it is not the competent authority to do so.
|ANN03/2021||2nd February 2021||UCM|
Announcement on UCM published on 2nd February 2021 by MFHEA
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) would like to inform that UCM are not licenced to offer any programme entitled ‘Doctor in Dentistry’. The programme is entitled Bachelor degree in Dental Science. This is a programme accredited at Level 6 of the Malta Qualification Framework and not at Level 7.
The MFHEA would also like to clarify that such programme of study does not lead its holders to practice the profession of Dental Surgeon in Malta or the EU or else benefit from automatic recognition. Prospective students should always check with the relevant medical authority responsible for the issue of Dental surgeons warrants to confirm which academic qualifications are accepted.
|ANN02/2021||2nd February 2021||Triagon|
Announcement on Triagon published on 2nd February 2021 by MFHEA
The MFHEA would like to inform that the programme of study Doctor of Business Administration is only accredited as a full time course for the duration of 36 months. It is important to note that this programme cannot be followed on a part time basis.
The programme of study Master of Science in Leadership and Strategic Management is accredited only as a full time course for the duration of 12 months.
|ANN01/2021||2nd February 2021||Pro Deo University|
Announcement on Pro Deo University published on 2nd February 2021 by MFHEA
Pro Deo University
The MFHEA would like to clarify that the institution marketed as Pro Deo University (http://www.pdmu.eu/) is not licensed to act as a University, or a Higher Education Institution by the Malta Further Higher Education Authority. It is neither licensed and accredited to offer any programmes of study in Malta by the MFHEA.