A sector with a strong foundation, with potential for substantial growth. Malta is well known as a centre for the teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). However, many are unaware of the strong presence of specialized institutions providing training for the oil and gas sector as well as a number of international universities offering a variety of services.
The country has been identified as an ideal location to base universities catering for the large North African and Middle East student cadres, as well as students from the continent wishing to pursue their studies in English. This is an opportunity which could reap substantial benefits for any quality institution wishing to tap into these markets from a near shore location.