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Where and how to apply
You must sign a hosting agreement with a research organisation which is accredited with the Malta Council for Science and Technology. The research organisation needs to obtain the approval of the Council to host a researcher. The hosting agreement will lapse if you are not admitted into Malta or when your legal relationship with the organisation ends.
You must apply for a residence permit with the Department for Citizenship and Expatriates Affairs.
If subject to a visa requirement, you must obtain a visa at the Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin or residence, prior to your intended arrival in Malta.
Researchers who are already admitted to research in the EU
If you have already been admitted to research in another EU country you can come to Malta to carry out part of your research:
Director for Citizenship and Expatriate Affairs
Employment Licences Unit - ETC