The first Triple Crown program with 3 independent Doctorate’s degrees from: (1) SIMI Swiss; (2) VERN’ University – premier institute in Croatia ; (3) and a degree aligned with the UK National Qualifications Framework.
As an accredited institution, SIMI Swiss’s program is widely recognized by partner universities. SIMI Swiss has chosen Croatia’s one of the top universities, VERN’ University, for collaboration, mutually recognizing graduation outcomes and granting degrees. With the Triple Crown accreditation, graduates optimize their career progression post-graduation.
VERN’ University is (1) One of the top universities in Croatia (QUDAL); (2) State recognition by the Croatian Ministry of Education; (3) Government accreditation in Croatia (ASHE Croatia); (4) Quality accreditation for European higher education ESG; (5) International university recognition by the international university system IAU (6) Member university recognized by EFMD; (7) Holds the first national education brand in Croatia (Superbrands Croatia); (8) Recognized by the EU through the Erasmus+ system.
In addition to VERN’, as SIMI is recognized by the UK National Qualifications Framework, upon graduation, students also receive a Level 8 Diploma from OTHM. The OTHM Level 8 Diploma is recognized by the UK government as a Doctorate’s degree, acknowledged across Europe and in countries with modern education systems. Especially the OTHM Level 8 Diploma is recognized by WES (World Education Services), enabling credential recognition for settlement and work in the US and Canada.
Thanks to comprehensive accreditation and recognition across competency frameworks and universities, SIMI Swiss proudly stands as the first institute in Switzerland to introduce the Triple Crown program group, catering to both the professional and academic aspirations of learners.
As a Triple Crown program, upon completion, doctorate candidates will receive three degrees:
- (1) Doctorate degree from VERN’ University.
- (2) Doctorate degree in Majors degree from SIMI Swiss.
- (3) OTHM Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice.
About VERN' University Croatia:
State Recognition by the Croatian Ministry of Education
VERN’ University is recognized as a University by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Croatia.
Government Accreditation in Croatia
VERN’ University is government – accredited by the Agency for Science and Higher Education. ASHE is the highest accrediting organization in Croatia, exclusively for universities in Croatia.
ESG (Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area) is the most important recognition for universities in the EU, facilitating the use of VERN’ degrees within the EU.
International University Recognition
VERN’ University is recognized as an international university and is listed on the IAU (International Association of Universities). VERN’ is one of only two universities in Croatia with this prestigious recognition.
One of the top universities in Croatia
VERN’ University is recognized as one of the top universities in Croatia by the QUDAL (QUality meDAL) evaluation and ranking organization.
First University to receive Superbrands Croatia
VERN’ University is the first university in Croatia to receive the national “Superbrands Croatia” distinction for academia. VERN’ has proudly held this distinction for 20 years.
VERN’ University has achieved the Erasmus extended university (Erasmus Mundus) charter awarded by the European Union.
Member of EFMD
VERN’ University is an official member of EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), an academic and expert network in the field of management and administration.
The advantage of combining with the UK's Level 8The UK's Level 8 is recognized as a Doctorate's degree in the UK, Europe, Australia, and Asia. A Level 8 Diploma recognized by the UK government will greatly support students in their work, academic progression, competency recognition, and credentialing processes while working in various countries.
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in the UK
Level 8 in the United Kingdom is deemed equivalent to a Doctorate's degree in the UK higher education framework (Framework for Higher Education Qualifications - FHEQ).
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in Europe
Level 8 UK corresponds to Level 8 in Europe and is acknowledged as a Doctorate's degree in Europe according to the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in Australia
Level 8 UK is equivalent to Level 10 in Australia and is recognized as a Doctorate's degree in Australia according to the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in Africa
Level 8 UK corresponds to Level 8 in Africa and is acknowledged as a Master's degree in Africa according to the African Continental Qualification Framework (ACQF).
Recognized as a Doctorate's degree in ASEAN
Level 8 UK is equivalent to Level 8 in ASEAN countries and is recognized as a Master's degree in ASEAN according to the ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (ARQF).
Doctorate Triple Crown Program List:(1) Doctorate degree from VERN' University; (2) Doctorate degree in Majors from SIMI Swiss and (3) Level 8 Diploma from OTHM
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