About SMC Business School

A World Class Institution

SMC Education Group is a government-accredited global online higher learning institution with learners from more than 130 different countries, providing unsurpassed academic excellence, content leadership, relevance via state-of-the-art technology. We tackle some of the world‘s biggest challenges with economic value creation, improving of best-practices, and sustainability to build a better future for all.

SMC targets working professionals from all parts of the world who seek flexibility to study at any time from any place at their own pace. We possess a wealth of experience in the field of more than 20 years. This know-how built the foundation for the development of an innovative, credible, student- and service-oriented quality assurance framework, which has been officially licensed in the European Union to run higher education programs online with the power to issue degrees.

Over 20 Years of Online Education Experience


Student Satisfaction


Graduation rate


Of its kind in Europe


Fully online

Education at SMC comes with highest quality academic content, live online lectures, a state-of-the-art learning management system, and all the convenience, personalization and individual development a student in the 21st Century should expect. Rather than settling on becoming yet another provider of online education, SMC strives to be a global digital campus where students, educators, the business community and life-long learners can collaborate to exchange and grow ideas.

Furthermore, SMC provides corporations and organizations with eLearning technology, customized content production services, as well the relevant systems and processes.

The Beginning of SMC

SMC was founded to spark a progressive new spirit in business education.

The format was clear: distance learning.

Our story began in Switzerland as the Swiss Management Center in the beginning of the century. Without history, without recognition, without reputation, but with a ton of passion, commitment, and drive – Swiss Management Center enrolled student #1 – a finance professional from Argentina thousands of kilometers away, into Europe’s first online Doctorate of Business Administration program.

Over the last 20 years SMC has evolved into SMC Education Group, Europe’s first government-accredited online business school, and comprises of various organizations and affiliates across the world.

SMC Education Group Structure

SMC Education Group Ltd, Malta

SMC Malta has degree awarding power and is government accredited by the Ministry of Education. These degrees are recognized throughout the EU and the world at large.

Accredited by:
  • National Commission for Further and Higher Education

SMC Swiss Management Center AG, Switzerland

SMC Switzerland offers and operates degree programs, which are awarded by UCN, a leading University in the Americas (government accredited).

Accredited by:
  • UCN

Transknowlogy GmbH, Vienna

Transknowlogy supports the continuous development of organizations by both operating, supplying, and financing cutting-edge online education projects. Transknowlogy’s eLearning solutions, services, and courses have supported more than fifty thousand learners around the globe.

Application for Admission

Education is a fundamental human right. Yet, it is highly regulated by the governments of the world. SMCEG is amongst the very few government-licensedprivate online higher education institutions authorized to educate adult learners around the globe.