Institute for European Studies, University of Malta The University of Malta is a vibrant university which has chosen student development, research and outreach as its three strategic pillars.
Our research profile is underpinned by the contribution of our postgraduate community. UM is publicly funded and is open to all those with the requisite qualifications.
Research-based doctoral studies at UM provide students with the opportunity to pursue substantial independent research on their own under the guidance of their supervisors, who are experts in their field of research. Successful doctoral theses must, among other things, display evidence of substantial and original research, lucid and scholarly presentation, and a sound knowledge of the general field within which the thesis falls. Applicants who wish to pursue doctoral research at the University of Malta will normally have completed a second cycle Master’s degree programme.
Find out all about the regulations governing doctoral research at UM.
As a prospective applicant you are encouraged to find out which research entity at UM has the right resources and has academic staff that could supervise the research. Making contact with the officer in charge of the research entity is recommended in order to see what information is required before submitting the application. A wide range of research options are available in the various Faculties, Institutes, Centres and Schools at UM.
Institute for European Studies, University of Malta, Malta