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Frequently Asked Questions

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General Questions

What is United International Schools (UIS)?

United International Schools (UIS) is a Maltese higher education institution (HEI) that offers flexible and technology-enhanced educational programs. UIS is dedicated to providing accessible and high-quality education for a diverse community of learners.

What makes UIS different from traditional universities?

UIS stands out by offering distance learning programmes that allow students to start their studies at any time, study at their own pace, and choose from a wide range of majors in Business and Arts. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for those who wish to continue working while pursuing their education.

What support does UIS provide to distance learners?

UIS offers excellent support to its distance learners. Professors and lecturers are available to assist students, and student services and examination office helps them organize their academic journey. Online learning systems, lecturer support and specially tailored learning materials ensure that students receive the best possible support.

What are the advantages of choosing distance learning at UIS?

  • Distance learning at UIS offers students the freedom to study when and where they want.
  • Students can start their studies at any time, with no fixed semester times.
  • Students enjoy flexible study that allows them to work while learning.
  • Students benefit from flexible part-time options and prolong their study if necessary.
  • Students receive excellent support from professors and the student services team.
  • Students can access online optimized learning materials tailored to their needs.
  • Exams and assignments can be completed from home.
  • UIS is accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority, enhancing student´s career opportunities in management and academia.

Admissions and Enrollment

How do I apply for a programme at UIS?

The application process is straightforward. Visit our website, choose your desired programme, and send your application documents to student services.

What are the admission requirements?

Admission requirements vary by program. Please refer to the program page on our website for detailed information. If you have any questions, please contact student services for advice.

Is there an application deadline?

UIS offers rolling admissions, allowing students to apply at any time. There are no fixed application deadlines. Students can start their study any time.

Distance Learning

How does distance learning work at UIS?

Distance learning at UIS is entirely online. You’ll access course materials, attend lectures, and take exams remotely, allowing you to study at your own pace.

Are there specific technical requirements for online learning?

Students will need a computer or device with internet access. Specific technical requirements for each program can be found on our website.

Support and Services

What academic support services are available for students?

UIS offers a range of support services, including access to professors, online study groups, and a 24/7 online campus for questions and discussions.

Is career counseling available for students?

Yes, UIS provides career counseling services to help studnets plan their career path and achieve their professional goals.

Accreditation and Quality

Is UIS accredited?

Yes, UIS is accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA), ensuring the quality and recognition of our programs.

Are UIS degrees recognized internationally?

Yes, UIS degrees are internationally recognized, providing opportunities for both local and global career advancement.

Have more questions?

Feel free to reach out to us. Our dedicated support team is here to assist you. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you on your educational journey.


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