SMC was founded in 1985 as an executive training provider. In 2002 the institution evolved into an internationally
acclaimed university, specialized in offering flexible distance learning Master and Doctorate programs targeted at the working professional.
The core of SMC's student body, which consists of high achievers from currently more than 90 different countries
worldwide, has an advanced professional standing and typically resides at the very top of internationally
renowned organizations and businesses. This circumstance creates an unsurpassed added value to SMC's
students insofar, as they benefit from sharing extensive experience, knowledge and best practices - a true competitive
SMC's flexible online Master and Doctorate programs can be followed part-time from any place in alignment with
the students' personal and professional commitments. SMC recognizes the need of working professionals and
individuals in demand of highest flexibility. Our distance learning system allows students to create personal calendars
in alignment with professional and personal commitments. Enrollment is ongoing; the programs can be
followed from any place, at any time and any pace.
Personal attention is a hallmark of SMC's service culture. Our administration and faculty is amongst the most
responsive, attentive and service oriented in the education arena. This is an aspect, which significantly enhances
the learning experience, quality and success.
SMC is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), the leading
specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching
excellence. ACBSP is an official national accreditation body in the U.S., recognized by the Council of Higher Education