Accreditation & Recognition

Institutional Accreditation

SMC Education Group is a government accredited online college. SMC has institutional accreditation and degree awarding power as a Higher Education Institution in the European Union granted by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority of the Ministry of Education (License number 2019-014). Degrees of SMC Education Group are recognized and accepted world-wide.

Please visit the database of the MFHEA for further reference here.

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)

Please visit the database of the MFHEA for further reference here.

Please visit the database of the MFHEA for further reference here.

International Association of Universities

World Higher Education Database

SMC is included as a recognized Higher Education Institution in 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.

Further Reference

A joint initiative of the European Commission, the Council of Europe and UNESCO, the ENIC-NARIC Networks direct to up-to-date information supplied and maintained by the competent bodies in each member country and by each member organization. It is also its express purpose to help other interested organizations and individuals easily find information on current issues in international academic and professional mobility, and on procedures for the recognition of foreign qualifications.

The EQF is an 8-level, learning outcomes-based framework for all types of qualifications that serves as a translation tool between different national qualifications frameworks. This framework helps improve transparency, comparability and portability of people’s qualifications and makes it possible to compare qualifications from different countries and institutions

The MQF describes and compares both national and foreign qualifications to promote quality, transparency and mobility of qualifications in education. It is mainly referenced to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) as well as to other non-European qualifications frameworks.