Malta is located in the center of the Mediterranean Sea, on the southern tip of Europe, strategically located between Sicily, Italy and North Africa. Malta has a 7,500-year history, it has a highly cultured, well-educated society and is one of the smallest populated countries in the world. It enjoys a highly evolved educational system and excellent health services.
Malta is classified as an advanced economy together with 32 other countries according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), it has highly developed industry, tourism and financial sectors, and is well linked with Europe and the world. A robust, EU-compliant regulatory framework, diverse ecosystem and highly-skilled workforce help contribute to the success story of European Malta.