MBA Dual Degree

MBA degree from VERN' University in Croatia and Master's degree in Organizational Management from Université Libérale de Paris
Dual Degrees

MBA from VERN'
MSOM from SIMI SwissApprenticeship

The Apprenticeship MBA program facilitates participants to learn and apply immediately in the workplace, accumulating practical skills and converting them into dual degrees from Switzerland and Croatia.


Degrees are accredited from Croatia and Switzerland.

Tuition Fee Support

Minimum 85% tuition fee support to overcome cost barriers.

Independent Master's degrees

Receive MBA and MSOM independently from 2 universities.

ApprenticeshipProgram's Benefits

Learn and apply immediately in the workplace.

Apprenticeship is a training and application model conducted directly in the workplace. Students undergo the entire program online, combined with competency training from experts. Upon meeting the competency standards set by the European government framework, candidates are awarded the equivalent Master’s degree.

The Apprenticeship MBA program departs from traditional classroom-based methods and embraces an applied competency model. Students demonstrate their applied skills in their current job under the guidance of local training experts.

Upon achieving the entire competency framework established by the European government, candidates are recognized at Level 7 (Master Level) and conferred with an MBA degree from VERN’ University Croatia and a Master of Organization Management degree from SIMI Swiss University.

Recognized and fully accredited

The program is implemented in collaboration with VERN’ University Croatia and Université Libérale de Paris. Both organizations are accredited and recognized institutions:

  • Information about accreditation and recognition from VERN’ University Croatia, please refer HERE.
  • For more information on accreditation and recognition from Université Libérale de Paris, please refer HERE.
2 independent Master's degrees from Croatia and France

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is a dual degree program. Upon graduation, students receive:

  1. Master of Business Administration (MBA) from VERN’ University Croatia.
  2. Master of Organization Management from Université Libérale de Paris.
85% Fee Subsidy.

The program is subsidized by 85% compared to dual-degree programs in Europe and is only applicable to candidates with Vietnamese nationality. Foreign candidates in Vietnam are not eligible for this policy.

Competency training by experts.

The Apprenticeship program applies the exclusive S.T.E.P model with competency framework issued by the European government. In this model, students learn online with lectures and videos from foreign instructors and demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge directly to their work positions.

To guide and accompany students in the process of applying their skills, students receive competency training from local experts.

The addition of local training experts ensures that students not only secure theoretical knowledge from online lectures but also guarantee the practical application of skills in the workplace.

Networking abroad is fully subsidized, covering 100% of the expenses.

The postgraduate program designed for working professionals, alongside acquiring knowledge, emphasizes the importance of expanding networks within the Apprenticeship model.

Participants in the Apprenticeship program receive 100% support for the costs of participating in networking events in Southeast Asia, including:

  • 100% support for round-trip airfare with accompanying insurance.
  • Assistance with transportation from the airport to the accommodation and vice versa.
  • 100% support for accommodation near the campus of the partner university in Asia, with a standard of 2 people per separate room.
  • Daytime sightseeing, travel, and networking activities.
  • Networking dinner, bringing together students, instructors, and partner universities in Asia and LAS.
Exclusive academic support.

The local academic support system assists Apprenticeship students in overcoming challenges during direct interactions with partner universities:

  • English language support throughout the Apprenticeship program.
  • Assistant instructors provide evidence and assess competencies.
UK.Gov Standard No. ST0480

The Apprenticeship competency framework is issued by the UK government and recognized by major industry associations.

Exclusive S.T.E.P ModelDetailed Training Content

Self Study: Learning with Videos and Lectures.

Students self-study with lectures and videos featuring 100% foreign instructors. The courses include:

  • Strategic Management (10 ECTS credits)
  • Strategic Leadership (10 ECTS credits) (Leading Change, Cross Cultural Leadership)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (10 ECTS credits)
  • Strategic Financial Management (10 ECTS credits)
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (10 ECTS credits)
  • Advanced Business Research Methods (10 ECTS credits) – aim to Business Plan.
Training - Capability Development by Experts.

Students receive additional competency training from local experts for each course.

Competency training helps students better understand the lecture content and learn how to apply these skills in their workplace.

Training topics include:

  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Business Plan.
Evidences - Applied Evidence

After each module, students write a work journal comparing what they have learned with their job responsibilities.

During the process of writing the work journal, students are guided to gather evidence to demonstrate their competency in applying knowledge to their job.

Capstone Projects.

Apprenticeship MBA students are guided to develop their Capstone Projects.

  • Work-based Capstone Projects (30 ECTS credits)
  • Work-based Capstone Projects Presentation.

Degree ReceivedMBA from VERN' and MSOM from Université Libérale de Paris

MBA Degree from VERN' University.

After graduation, Apprenticeship MBA students will receive a Master of Business Administration degree from VERN’ University.

VERN’ University Croatia is (1) the best university in Croatia (QUDAL); (2) recognized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Croatia, (3) accredited by the Croatian Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE Croatia), (4) accredited under the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance (ESG); (5) a university recognized by the International Association of Universities (IAU); (6) a member recognized by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD); (7) awarded the first national education brand in Croatia (Superbrands Croatia); and recognized by the EU under the Erasmus+ system.

Learn more about the accreditation and recognition of VERN’ University HERE

Master of Organization Management degree from Université Libérale de Paris.

After completing the Apprenticeship MBA, students receive a Master of Organization Management degree from SIMI Swiss University (SIMI Swiss).

Université Libérale de Paris is the first liberal university dedicated to postgraduate studies with international accreditation and recognition. Learn more HERE

Senior Leader Certified (Optional).

The Dual Degree Apprenticeship MBA program is recognized for competence according to the Senior Leader professional standards of the United Kingdom.

Senior Leader is the highest management position in the United Kingdom and is only reserved for candidates who have completed a Master’s degree and must demonstrate the ability to apply high-level management standards according to the Senior Leader standards of the United Kingdom.

Upon completion of the Dual Degree Apprenticeship MBA program, candidates can apply to receive the Senior Leader Certified without undergoing the annual assessment.

More information on Senior Leader Certified HERE

Ensure Rights and Transparent InformationDisclaimer

General Information and Note
  • Apprenticeship is not a traditional educational program; it combines training, application, and competency assessment. It is not a study-abroad or full-time program.
  • Apprenticeship students are only recognized upon demonstrating competence according to the vocational competency framework designated for each position and qualification.
  • Local training programs do not confer Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees; they focus on skill development aligned with the competency framework, converting and recognizing skills into qualifications.
  • The program is taught entirely in English. Competency training can be conducted in other languages to optimize practical skills.
  • Qualifications granted upon completion of the Apprenticeship program fall under private university qualifications. Partner university qualifications are not part of the public education system, are not government-affiliated, and do not receive government funding.
  • Students apply directly to the partner universities.
  • There are no local instructors involved in teaching. Local activities involve competency training, assessment, and academic support.
  • All support activities by the partner in Asia are supplementary and not a replacement for the original program. They do not interfere with the integrity of the program or its outcomes and do not hold authority over the partner university’s regulations.
  • Fee support policies and scholarships (if any) and information provided may change or terminate without prior notice.
Disclaimer Details.
  • The partner universities, EEH and local partners do not guarantee that enrollment will lead to graduation and obtaining a qualification. Partner universities only award qualifications and recognize academic achievements if students meet all
    academic requirements, financial regulations, study discipline, and other stipulations
  • In the event of violations, including unauthorized absences, discontinuation of the program, or financial obligations, partner universities, EEH and local partners reserve the right to refuse admission, withhold support, revoke student status, and not refund fees or tuition.
  • EEH, partner universities and local partners do not guarantee that qualifications will be accepted, recognized, or accredited by third parties, such as governmental bodies, local authorities, or professional organizations. Acceptance depends on the discretion of the receiving institution and is subject to the regulations of each country, government, locality, and unit.
  • EEH, partner universities and local partners do not guarantee that learners will experience salary increases, promotions, career advancements, or new job placements after graduation.
  • Despite the various regulations regarding cross-recognition and equivalence of qualifications,
    each country, organization, or unit has the right to recognize and accept qualifications on
    their terms. EEH, partner universities and local partners do not guarantee, commit to, or promise the recognition of qualifications, certificates, certifications, transcripts, etc., issued by EEH and its partners during usage. EEH and its partners also do not ensure or support the process of obtaining equivalent degree recognition (if applicable).
  • EEH and its partners do not guarantee or commit that students will have opportunities for residency, employment abroad, work permits, teaching licenses, or expert permits in France and/or Europe, or any other country
  • While EEH, partner universities and local partners provide maximum support, they do not guarantee that students will achieve a 100% success rate for study visas (in the case of fulltime studies) or European visas (for participation in graduation ceremonies in France and/or Europe) if the students do not meet the requirements of the respective country and the competent authorities responsible for immigration and mobility rights.

85% Fee SubsidyMaster's Degree Tuition FeePayment

Master of Organization Management
Master of Organization Management
  • Registration Fee: €200
  • Tuition Fee: €22,500
  • Local Support: N/A
  • Ebooks: €3,000
  • Tutor for Each Course: N/A
  • Graduation Guidance: €1,000
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Registration Fee: €250
  • Tuition Fee: €12,000
  • Local Support: €1,000
  • Ebooks: €2,000
  • Tutor for Each Course: €1,500
  • Capstone Projects Guidance: €500
85% Fee Subsidy
85% Fee Subsidy
  • Registration Fee: €200
  • Tuition Fee: €3,700
  • Local Support: €0
  • Ebooks: €0
  • Competency Training for Each Course: €0
  • Capstone Projects Guidance: €0

PartnersRecognition and Awards

With standards recognized by governments, upon achieving the required competencies of the Apprenticeship program, students will be awarded degrees by the partner universities.

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