ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management

With over one hundred years of history, ISEG was the first school of economics and management founded in Portugal. The school is part of the University of Lisbon, the largest of the Portuguese universities.

Iseg is accredited by the Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), meaning the standard of our staff, curriculum, and learning outcomes are globally recognized as being amongst the world´s most elite business schools.

Our Students and Programmes

With over one hundred years of history, ISEG was the first school of economics and management founded in Portugal. The school is part of the University of Lisbon, the largest Portuguese university. Well-recognized nationally, ISEG is likewise establishing itself as a respected international name. The recent accreditation by AACSB confirms our international recognition.

At ISEG, you will find a culture of excellence and achievement, alongside a climate of inclusiveness and cooperation. This is made by the mutual collaboration of students, faculty and staff.

Our Students and Programmes

ISEG is a multicultural environment in which approximately 20% of students are international. The School has over 4,000 students following 7 undergraduate, 17 masters and 8 doctoral programs, as well as over 30 executive training programs. Over a dozen of those programs (spread across all levels of study) are fully available in English.

Students, researchers and employees alike are encouraged to constantly to acquire new knowledge and face the challenges that make a better world.

Feel free to visit our program webpages and find the one that best suits you.

Faculty & Research

ISEG faculty boasts the highest percentage of PhD-holders in the country, with the majority having been obtained in well-known international institutions. This is reflected in the international orientation of their research activities and in their teaching.

As the Portuguese school with most publications in prestigious international journals, ISEG’s research is truly world-class. There are 6 research centers in the fields of management, economics, mathematics and social sciences.


ISEG alumni are high profile professionals working in top companies all over the world. The initiative and involvement of the Alumni Association, together with ISEG’s history and its recognition in the marketplace, have helped make our alumni network the largest and most respected in the country.

Our Campus

The school comprises several buildings in a charming architectural complex. ISEG is housed in a former convent, beautifully converted to provide purpose-built modern facilities while preserving the character and features of the original buildings. More modern buildings complete the landscape. We strongly value cultural diversity and regularly promote extracurricular activities including workshops, concerts, exhibitions, sports, and community service, preparing our students for an ever-changing world. Our multicultural community gains strength and ideas from Lisbon’s vitality! Lisbon is one of the most attractive cities in Europe where you can find tradition, romance, culture, entertainment and great emotions/experiences under long hours of brilliant sunlight and a beautiful moon.

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Programs taught in:
  • English

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ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management

ISEG has conferred more than 700 Masters in Business Administration (MBA) over the last 30 years. Today these alumni occupy prominent positions in the national and intern ... [+]

Programme Structure

The diploma of MBA ISEG is awarded upon successfully obtaining 90 credits, accrued through study over a period of 18 months. The programme requires successful completion of 16 core courses and 13 personal development courses. The Programme is taught in English.

Personal development

In addition to the above, the MBA ISEG offers activities in the area of personal development individual and group:

Leadership and teambuilding activities, with outdoor activities in collaboration with renown partners like the Portuguese Air Force and Portuguese Navy, amongst others; Management Seminars – which encourage discussion with well-known figures from Business and the economy; Strategy Simulator (Markstrat); Management Simulator (Global Management Challenge). ... [-]
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Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão Rua do Quelhas, 6
1200-781 Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 392 5800