Accreditation & Recognition

SMC is state-accredited & internationally recognized

SMC Education Group is state-accredited and licensed as a Higher Education Institution (license number 2019-014) in the EU by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority of the Ministry of Education in Malta. SMC’s Degrees are recognized throughout the European Union and internationally. Further reference:

Accredited Degree Programs

The following Degree programs of SMC Education Group are accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority and are recognized internationally:
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA Marketing)
  • International Executive MBA
  • Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Accredited Exit Awards

The following Exit Awards and transferable credits are accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority :
  • Award in Business Studies
  • Award in Advanced Business Studies

Further References

SMC is listed as a recognized Higher Education Institution at the IAU’s World Higher Education Database. Founded in 1950 under the auspices of UNESCO, the IAU is the leading global association of higher education institutions and organizations from around the world. The IAU’s World Higher Education Database is recognized as an official source of information on HEIs by national higher education authorities, governmental agencies and/or national academic bodies at global level. Membership is exclusive to Higher Education Institutions, which are recognized and referenced by their national competent body.
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