Swiss Micro Credential

Progression routes

From Professional certified to Degrees

After completing the short courses, students have many career opportunities and can participate in the academic program to get a degree from SIMI Swiss and University Partners with a unique tuition and credit conversion system.

Swiss Micro-Credential program complies with the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) of the United Kingdom and the European Qualification Framework (EQF) of the EU, making it easy for qualifications to be recognized at the level above the certification.

As an accredited award and recognized by SIMI Swiss and University Partners, short course certificates are not only widely accepted in the labor market, but can also convert credits and fees into corresponding Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. programs of SIMI Swiss and University Partners.

To enter SIMI Swiss and University Partners’ Academic Programs, students need to meet the entry conditions specified by each program.

Progression Process

Step 1
Study to get Professional Certified

Upon completion of the program, you will receive an award with credit and level recognition documents from SIMI Swiss.

Step 2
Transfer credits and fee to Academic Programs

Convert credits and tuition from Swiss Micro-Credential courses to SIMI Swiss and University Partners' Academic program at the corresponding level before the open day.

Step 3
Study the rest of the courses of Academic programs

Students will study according to the schedule of the SIMI Swiss and University Partners program and do not have to repeat the credits converted in step 2.

Step 4
Get academic degree of SIMI Swiss and University Partners

Completing the program, students will receive a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate degree based on the program of study.

Swiss Information & Management Institute

  • The first higher education institute in Zug, Switzerland.
  • Fully international accreditation at both the institutional and programmatic levels.


Academic Programs






Develope careers

Progression Routes

  • SIMI Swiss Level 4 and 5 short courses could progress to Diploma’s Programs.
  • SIMI Swiss Master Award could progress to Bachelor’s Programs.
  • SIMI Swiss Master Award could progress to Master’s Programs.
  • SIMI Swiss Doctoral Award could progress to Doctoral Programs.
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International Standards Board

The International Standard Board, a collaboration between SIMI Swiss and university partners, focuses on setting industry standards for micro credentials and evaluating credit transfers to partner universities’ academic programs.

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