Woolf, Malta

Woolf exists to increase access to world-class higher education and ensure that it is globally recognized and transferable. We promote academic excellence and guard values that are humane, democratic and international.





Woolf University


Woolf University

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Woolf University


Woolf (MT)

Woolf is a Higher Education Institution with license number 2019-015. Woolf (MT) is based in Malta, which has been a member of the European Union since 2004, and of the European Higher Education Area since 2010. Its degrees are fully integrated with the ECTS system.

Woolf degrees are recognized by about 57 countries who are under treaty obligation as signatories to the Lisbon Recognition Convention. The full list of signatory countries can be found on the United Nations website and the Council of Europe website.

ECTS standards, following the European Standards and Guidelines 2015 (ESG 2015) are validated by an approved regulatory authority. The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA), which is partially funded by the European Commission and European Union, implements ESG 2015 with the aim of further promoting quality in further and higher education. In September 2019, the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) (previously the National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE)) licensed Woolf . This license is recognized within the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and allows for transportability of higher education credits and degrees within the European Union. Malta is a member of the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). Programs with ECTS accreditation via Woolf are specifically designated as such. In Europe, Woolf is a Higher Education Institution and is not licensed as a “university,” which is a specially reserved term. As a licensed Higher Education Institution, Woolf is able to offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees with the same status as issued by a “university.”

The Registrar’s office for Woolf (MT) is located at 66, Old Theatre Street, Valletta VLT 1454, Malta.

More information about Woolf and Higher Education in Europe:

Woolf is listed on the EU’s Europass website. To search for other Woolf degrees:

  • Click here;
  • Click on place and add Malta;
  • Click on degree level and select EQF7;
  • Click on thematic area and select the appropriate option (e.g.: Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)).

Woolf is an official member institute of ICDE.

Woolf is an official member of EDEN Digital Learning Europe.

Woolf is an affiliate member of EURASHE.


Woolf (MT) has been evaluated by non-profit, independent evaluators for purposes of academic equivalence and for Canadian immigration and citizenship. Comparative Education Services is part of the University of Toronto and is an authorized evaluation service for the Canadian government. CES reached the conclusion that a Woolf degree to be “from a recognized university” and CES accepted a Woolf master’s degree for purposes of immigration and citizenship.

  • International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) is one of five organizations designated by the Canadian government to perform Education Credential Assessments (ECAs) for immigration purposes.
  • IQAS helps people get recognition for the education and training they received outside of Canada.
  • IQAS issues certificates that compare educational credentials from other countries to educational standards in Canada.
  • IQAS has concluded that “[Woolf’s] Master of Business Administration degree generally compares to the completion of a Master of Business Administration degree” within Canada.

United States

Degrees from Woolf have been evaluated by non-profit, independent evaluators, and they have been deemed equivalent to US Regional accreditation for academic purposes.

For example, ‍Foundation for International Services, a member of NACES.org since 1987, has evaluated Woolf’s Master in Business Administration. FIS deemed this degree to be equivalent to one “from a regionally accredited institution in the United States”.

South Africa

The South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) is the oversight body of the NQF and the custodian of its values and quality character.

The role of SAQA, as stipulated in the NQF Act, is to advance the objectives of the NQF, oversee the further development and implementation of the NQF, and co-ordinate the Sub-Frameworks.

New Zealand

The ECA from New Zealand shows Woolf's Master of Business Administration as equivalent to a “Master's degree at Level 9”.



The ECA from Lithuania recognizes Woolf's Master of Arts in Philosophy as equivalent to a Level 7 of the Lithuanian qualification structure and gives the right to apply for third cycle (PhD) programs.




The Electronic Transcript Exchange and Certificate Verification System for Nigeria has deemed Woolf's Master of Arts in Philosophy as equivalent to a Nigerian master's degree. This confirms that the program meets Nigerian academic standards for master’s level education.

As such, graduates are well-positioned for most jobs and further education opportunities in Nigeria (excluding licensed professions such as medicine and law).


The United Kingdom

The United Arab Emirates

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) recognizes Woolf.




The ECA from France shows Woolf's MBA is equivalent to a Level 7 degree within the National Framework for Professional Qualifications. Level 7 corresponds to diplomas awarded five years after the baccalauréat (master, engineering diploma, Grande Ecole diploma, etc.).



General queries

The registrar’s office for each specific degree program is handled by the institutions listed above. Archival storage of transcripts is handled separately in each jurisdiction. General queries, including transcript requests, can be made at the following and will be rerouted to the appropriate institution and of contact.

Transcript queries

Digitally verified transcripts and certificates. Students can share a verification link for their transcripts and degree certificates.

Physical transcripts. For transcript requests, please contact registrar@woolf.university or the Vice President of Accreditation and Compliance, Dena Frei at dena@woolf.university.

Technology queries

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