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HISTORY THROUGH A DIFFERENT LENS

When sojourning in a foreign country, it’s always a good idea to immerse yourself in the culture and history of the place. We’d certainly love AUM students to do as much while living in Malta! To that end, we thought we’d introduce you to a few museums, with an emphasis on those either off the beaten path or home to somewhat unusual collections.

Things to Pack for Your Trip to Malta

Passport, bank cards, and other documents

The AUM Educational Journey

At the American University of Malta, our vision is to be recognized as an innovative student-centered institution of higher education, one that produces leaders with a global view and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Tech Trends in A.I.

Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has received an unprecedented boost in the past few years. Thanks to more funding and greater research incentives for both technology giants and smaller startups, exciting new development horizons are now within view. A bright future for A.I. in several industries as well as our personal lives seems guaranteed.

Sunlight Between Your Pages

If, like many of your peers, you sometimes find it difficult to dedicate yourself to the reading and writing assignments required of you as a student, we might be able to help. Rather than cloister yourself in a library or cafe for hours on end, how about trying something different? Here are some spots around Malta where you can work towards [...]

EU Internet Copyright Directive Falls Through

The European Parliament recently voted against passing into law a copyright bill two of whose articles, 11 and 13, have stirred controversy. The final tally was 318 votes against adopting the proposed law and 278 in favor. There were 31 abstentions. The much-contested Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market – which in many ways serves [...]

Sweat It Out: Maltese Summer Sports

Malta may be a small island, but it’s a small island filled with life and commotion. This is perhaps even more the case when summer rolls around and the Maltese rush to participate in a multitude of outdoor sports, some of which are best for the balmy days, with others more suited to the hot ones. Check out our list for recommendations, but [...]

Education through Video Games

More and more educators are hailing video games as a teaching tool with a bright future. And why not? Just look at the situation in a growing number of schools. Whether used for teaching core subjects such as math and English in a new and more engaging format, or helping students acquire technology-related skills (a requirement for numerous jobs [...]

Of Nymphs & Captive Lovers

As with virtually all peoples, the Maltese have their fair share of myths and legends, some of them outgrowths of classical mythology. Passed down from one generation to the next over the centuries, they often add to Malta’s allure. Notably, the geographic features of the country, an archipelago with a hilly landscape and shoreline cliffs, emerge [...]

AUM’s Electronics and Communications Engineering Degree Program Earns NCFHE Approval

Following a process of scrutiny and review, Malta’s National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE) has approved AUM’s undergraduate degree program in Electronics and Communications Engineering, making it officially recognized in Malta and other EU countries.