malta further and higher education authority (mfhea)

Malta Further and Higher Education Authority

The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) is an independent, transparent and international authority that works to ensure the highest education standards and foster a competent community of empowered individuals with the right skills to follow their dreams and make the future happen.


MFHEA focuses on:

  • providing accreditation to further and higher educational institutions;
  • providing accreditation to programmes or courses of studies at further and higher education levels;
  • quality assurance of both educational institutions and programmes or courses;
  • recognition of obtained national or international qualifications as well as prospective qualifications;
  • validation of informal and non-formal learning;
  • research and policy recommendations on issues related to further and higher education.


Licensing and accreditation of CMBS programmes

CMBS is licensed as a further and higher education institution with the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (Licence No. 2013-FHI-020).

All programmes run at CMBS are accredited and pegged to the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning.