Not. Profs. Dr. Antoine J. Agius was born on 19 March, 1951 at Ħal-Qormi. He was educated at St Joseph School and St Aloysius College. He furthered his studies at the University of Malta from where he obtained BA (1974), and LL.D. (1979). He also attended the School of International Law and Business of the Columbia. Pacific University of Califonia (1982-1984) and obtained his Ph.D.
In 1985 Agius was appointed professor at California University for Advanced Studies, where he served till 1997. He Also served as chaiman of the St Petersburg Universiy of Humanities and Social Sciences Committee for the development of scientific, cultural, and educational links between the University and European Scholars (1995-1996).
Agius served as member of the Eeti Chess Circle (1972-1973), Secretary of the St George’s Pytotechnies Society of Qormi (1976-1978), member of the Qormi Good Friday Procession (1979-1983), and was a founder President of the Anici Band and Social Club since 1987 till 2010.