Mediterranean Youth Mathematical Championship

Mediterranean Youth Mathematical Championship

Mediterranean Youth Mathematical Championship, MYMC (C009) is an Enrichment Programme Unit for students who would love to explore their aptitude for mathematics further and possibly compete abroad in a team against foreign students having their same aptitude.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this unit, students should be able to:

  • solve problems collaboratively
  • think critically
  • interact with each other socially.

21st century skills addressed in the unit:

  • Critical thinking 
  • Creativity 
  • Communication 
  • Collaboration 
  • Social & Cultural awareness

Duration and frequency of sessions

2 hours every fortnight


Total duration of the EPU

10 hours


Proposed day and time

Friday 16:30 - 19:00 (break included)


Marks earned

Maximum marks possibly earned in this EPU: 5 marks 


Further details

Students are expected to have an aptitude for mathematics with a competitive and collaborative mindset. They are also expected to be respectful to their peers and eventual teammates. Students are presented with problems which they solve sometimes individually, sometimes in pairs, sometimes in groups and other times as an entire group.  

This unit is done jointly with students from all sixth form colleges in Malta and Gozo. 

Additional benefits

Not applicable.



The program is open to first year students studying Mathematics at advanced matriculation level.


Registration/Participation fees 

  • No registration fees are required.
  • Should the team be participating in the championship abroad there will be fees for those consenting to participate.

EP Coordinators

Dr Alexander Farrugia and Dr John Baptist Gauci


You need more information?
Contact the EP coordinator.