Foundation for International Studies, University of Malta (FIS)

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6 May 1986, Valletta (Malta). Linked by statutes to the University of Malta. Registered in accordance with the law of Malta. Dissolved 2008.


Promote Malta as a hub for international studies, particularly in natural and social sciences, assisting the Government and University of Malta in its international affairs; promote research and training in international studies and undertake projects, particularly in the fields of physical and cultural environmental protection, European and Mediterranean affairs, islands and small states issues and the common heritage of mankind.

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Initiates research and training activities; provides an avenue for international academic activities; publishes research findings for development; brings together researchers and scholars from all parts of the world; provides an opportunity for everyone in Malta to explore ways to widen their cultural perspectives; cooperates with national and international bodies, organisations and individuals concerned with, or engaged in, the areas specified through appropriate agreements and the provision of a permanent secretariat when required. Organizes: seminars; international conferences; summer schools and programmes in international studies. Acts for the University of Malta in international matters, hosting a number of the University's institutes, centres and networks: Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Insular Coastal Dynamics (ICoD); Institute for International Affairs, Malta (IIA); Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Malta (IPCS); Institute of Earth Systems, Malta (IES), including Mediterranean Environmental Management and Training Programme (MEMTP) and Future Generations Programme; International Institute for Social Sciences, Malta (IISS); Islands and Small States Institute, Malta (ISSI); Mediterranean Marine Information Network (MEDINFO); Network for Academic and Cooperative Strategies in Ocean Affairs (SEAWEB). European Project: Paideia 2000: An Education Manifesto for Europe.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 11 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 39 non-governmental organizations.
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Subjects *

  • International Relations
    • International Studies

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