Program Title

Lisbon International Master of Business Administration

Program Duration (Months)


Study Modes

Full Time

Educational qualification required for admission

Graduate degree

Admission Criteria

International Students

A system designed for international students who want to access to the degree of Licenciado: 1st cycle or an integrated master's degree that fulfil the following conditions:

1. If you do not have Portuguese nationality;

2. If you are not a national from a Member State of the European Union;
3. If you are not a Family member of Portuguese or nationals of a member state of the European Union, regardless of your nationality;

4. If you are not legally residing in Portugal until the 1st of January of the year in which you intend to enrol in higher education for more than two years, continuously, and if you are not family of foreign citizens that hold a resident permit for more than two years;

5. If you are a student that is not a beneficiary, on January 1 of the year in which they intend to enter higher education, with the status of equal rights and duties attributed under the international treaty granted between the Portuguese State and the State of which they are nationals;

Required Documents:

    • A motivation letter stating why the candidate is interested in completing the semester and/or what is the reason for wanting to take a Bachelors/Masters degree after the successful completion of the SPU semester;
    • A recommendation letter (optional)
    • A document attesting the completion of high school. In case of not having finished high school at the time of application, the candidate must submit an official declaration from the school attesting when the candidate will be finishing high school
    • A transcript of records with a full list of courses and corresponding grades. In case of not having finished high school at the time of application, the candidate must submit the transcript of records (with all the courses and respective grades) completed at that time*:
    • A copy of your passport
    • A document certifying your language level for English and/or Portuguese
    • A document demonstrating that the payment of the application fee was made. After submitting the online application, the candidate will receive an email from the International Relations Office acknowledging that the documents were received and providing instructions for enrollment fee payment
Program Description

The accelerated full-time Lisbon International Master of Business Administration is #1 in International Experience according to the FT Global MBA Ranking. You can experience three continents in one year by having classes at Católica-Lisbon and Nova School of Business and Economics in Europe, at the MIT Sloan in the US, and by doing an Internship or an International Lab project in Asia.

Join the Lisbon International Master of Business Administration from Nova School of Business and Economics and develop a global vision through the first-hand experience. Expand your horizons with the MIT Immersion Program and several other options to internationalize your MBA exposure, like the 2-month summer project that can be done in any part of the world, or the International Lab consulting project that can take you to Brazil, China or Mexico. Our unique offer placed us for the second year in a row in the 1st position in the world for International Experience in the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in dynamic and friendly Lisbon, surrounded by history and white-sand beaches. Experience the energy of an innovative and entrepreneurial city known as a startup hub. From the dynamic rhythm of the modern city center to the inspirational vibration of our historical landmarks, Lisbon is a city full of energy and exciting opportunities, bringing together traditions from Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. And with more than 200 days of sun per year and minutes away from beautiful beaches and one of the best surf spots in the world, there’s no other place in Europe like Lisbon!

Career Boost

Broaden your knowledge and sharpen your skills with rigorous learning and professional networking opportunities from three reputable schools: Católica-Lisbon, Nova SBE, and MIT Sloan. We ensure The Lisbon MBA has strong ties with the corporate world and those connections go beyond the structured presence of companies directly involved in the MBA programs. Our program was considered the # 1 in Europe in Career Progress, 8th in the World, by the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking.

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Application Deadline
  • 03/05/2021 12:00 am - 28/08/2021 12:00 am Ended
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