NSTS Malta

12 Taliana Lane GZR1723 Gzira Malta

(4.5/5) • 41 reviews

School Facilities


  • Air conditioning
  • Reception Desk

Media and technology

  • Interactive whiteboard
  • Free Wifi


  • Self-study area
  • Student lounge

Food and Drink

  • Vending machine

NSTS is the oldest language school in Malta. They have been teaching English as a foreign language for more than 50 years, all year round.

NSTS English Language Institute provides its students with a great studying environment. Indeed, NSTS gives lessons in a large, bright and colorful Maltese townhouse surrounded by a stunning garden.  

Students' linguistic needs, interests, and aims are what motivates NSTS English Language Institute the most to provide their students with the best content as possible.

NSTS English Language Institute dedicated to quality

NSTS English Language Institute is client-focused. They strive to meet their students' expectations by providing them with individual attention. 

The school's teachers all have many years of experience in teaching English as a foreign language and are all CELTA certified. Moreover, they hold a DELTA diploma or an undergraduate or Master's degree in English beyond the standard national qualifications.  

Their main mission is to meet their students' expectations by providing them with high standard quality course while having an amazing experience during their language trip in Gzira.

Why Choose NSTS?

  • Class sizes: NSTS keep their class size small in order to keep a more personal learning experience. They also want to favour student-teacher interaction. For example, Intensive English classes have a maximum of 8 students and Business English have a maximum of 6 students.
  • Mission Statement: "NSTS fosters intercultural lifestyle, learning and travel opportunities for students and young adults to create lifetime prospects for their holistic development in a multi – cultural society. NSTS is committed to affordable, quality international education, hospitality programmes of value, and the exchange of knowledge among people, supported by a friendly customer – centric philosophy."
  • The NSTS Expertise: The school has over 50 years of experience. They understand what quality means when it comes to education. The teachers are highly qualified and hold recognised certifications such as CELTA, TELT Cert and University Degrees in English. Their non-academic staff is also highly trained to ensure the well-being of their students and especially their young learners. 
  • NSTS Residence: The school owns two residences. You can either choose from a self-catering studios which are available at affordable price or if you want to save more money, you can choose one of the shared rooms.
    • NSTS Campus Residence is located in Msida, only 10 minutes away by foot from the school. 
    • NSTS Hibernia Residence is right in the heart of Sliema, only 10 minutes away from the beach.
  • Sport & Leisure activities: NSTS offer a wide variety of sports and other leisure activities in Malta. 

Choose your package


Language courses

Course starts every Monday and is for all language levels.

General English for Adults

English 16 - 99 years old

The Intensive General English course is our most popular course and ideal if you want to

  • maximize your progress
  • improve your ability to communicate effectively
  • have confidence in your use of the English language
  • develop your listening, reading, writing and grammar skills
  • experience both a tailored program and the interaction of English group lessons
  • By receiving more personal attention from the teacher, we create a better climate for learning
  • Small classes help you really get to know your classmates and allow you to develop lasting international friendships

There will be a 45 minutes assessment of your level of English and counselling to determine your needs and goals on your first day. Together we will plan your individual study pathway and place you in the English class that is best suitable for you. 

Select type of lesson:

Business English in Malta

English 16 - 99 years old

Boost your confidence and increase your job’s business potential by acquiring a good command of English. Benefit from individual guidance and monitoring of your progress by your teacher at NSTS Malta!

If you’re starting your first job or already using English in your workplace, a Business English course is the right choice for you.

Learn how to:

  • Read and write business emails
  • Use phrases for business phone calls
  • Negotiate and present your company and products
  • Understand business reports
  • Conduct meetings and negotiations

In our Business English classes, you will be with like-minded people who want to learn from your experience and are ready to share theirs. Because your peers are from diverse cultures you will also be absorbing information not only from your teacher but also from the other students.

List of topics that can be taught:

  • English for Hotel Staff
  • English for Law Enforcement
  • English for Banks & Finance
  • English for Medical Professionals
  • English for Tour Guides
  • English for Pilots
  • English for Airline Staff
  • English For Human Resources
  • English for Accounting & Finance
  • English for Architects and Civil Engineers
  • English for Marketing
  • English for Technology

Course duration: 1-52 weeks
Maximum group size: 8
Average group size: 6

Select type of lesson:

Mediterranean English Celebration (Club50+)

English 50 - 99 years old

Join like-minded, mature, successful people of experience from other countriesimprove your English and
unwind to absorb the vibrant Mediterranean cultural setting.
Socialise during morning Intensive General English lessons and afternoon or evening sessions of social encounters, international networking and hands on enjoyable activities.

  • Discover our beautiful Maltese Islands in a group of new international friends
  • Visit Malta’s historical towns and villages, newer residential zones and charming countryside
  • Interact with craftsmen, villagers, fishermen, farmers
  • Introduce yourself to Mediterranean cuisine, healthy foods and cooking
  • Delve into Malta’s Christianity, the life and legacy of the Knights
  • Relax at the sea-side cafes, restaurants; admire the myriad of fashion shops and leisure living.

Course facts:
  • Dates:  October 2020 or May 2021
  • Duration: 1-4 weeks (last course dates 31 May, 01 November)
  • Composition: Level A2 and higher: 5 afternoon/evening interactive social meetings + 20 lessons of Intensive General English 
  • Class and activity size: average 6, maximum 10, participants

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Examination Preparation

English 18 - 99 years old

Get yourself internationally qualified. 

If you wish to apply to an English-speaking university or enhance your career, you would top-up your General English lessons with 10 lessons a week dedicated exclusively to examination techniques and sit for your IELTS or Cambridge internationally recognised English examination in Malta. 

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Usually the check-in is one or two days before the start of the course, and check out on the day of graduation. You can change the dates in the form.

I do not need accommodation

NSTS Campus Residence in Msida - Bed & Breakfast


School residence 18 - 99 years old

Important: Accommodation availability is subject to change without notice and it is out of Worddy's ability to know its availability on real time. Only the school can confirm once a booking has been received.

This Student Residence is a modern and minimalistic hostel in Msida.  It is not only located in a central, safe, quiet residential location by the University of Malta. Furthermore it is flanking Sliema and St Julian’s.

NSTS Campus Hostel Residence is a good choice for our young adult.

  • Located only a few minutes away from the Sliema/Gzira seafront
  • 10 min walking distance to the NSTS English Language Institute. 
  • Few minutes’ walk to Sliema-Gzira seafront, open-air bars, cafes, restaurants, shops, shopping malls
  • Rocky foreshore in Sliema, Manoel Island, Ta’Xbiex
  • 10 minutes on foot to gym, heated Olympic size swimming pool, skate park and other sports grounds
  • Great access to public transport services
  • Play billiard, air hockey, table soccer and darts in our games room

  • 3 single beds for single, shared twin or triple occupancy
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Complete kitchenette
  • Open-air terrace or sun balcony
  • Study desk and storage shelf

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Options / Services

You can add these options during the booking process.


Cancellation Policies

We apply the booking and cancellation conditions of the partner school. Below is an excerpt from the cancellation conditions.

Changes made within 10 to 3 days prior to arrival are subject to a EUR 50 administrative fee.

Cancellations or curtailments made within 10 days and changes made to within 3 days prior to arrival are subject to a EUR250 fee.

No refunds are permitted for ‘no-shows’ or failure to utilise part or all of the services.
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