ISEG Lisbon: Start your future with a world-leading business school
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ISEG Lisbon: Start your future with a world-leading business school

ISEG Lisbon: Start your future with a world-leading business school

ISEG Lisbon at the University of Lisbon is a business school built for the future. It is internationally recognised and accredited by AACSB and the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and the Masters in Finance is ranked 31st in the Financial Times (FT) 2020 rankings. It is located in the heart of Lisbon, next to the Portuguese Parliament and the Tagus River, in a vibrant and bustling neighbourhood, with a lot of networking opportunities, cultural hotspots and active social life.

Just as illustrious is its past. The School was officially founded in 1911 though its academic influence dates back to 1759, making ISEG Lisbon the first school of Economics and management in Portugal.

Today, the Dean of ISEG Clara Raposo said the go-to business school for the world’s ambitious is “in the midst of a pandemic crisis that makes us think and rethink about who we are and the future of organisations”

“ISEG is ready to contribute to that. We are ready to face the future with the right attitude and a better path.”

Ignite your business career with the ISEG MBA

The ISEG MBA never fails to draw international students to ISEG Lisbon every year.

In this programme, students focus on five “Strategic Streams” besides traditional MBA core areas: Global Futures, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Technology Disruption, Design & Agility, and Sustainability & Governance.

On the Global Futures stream, students get to explore topics such as responsible enterprise where they’ll review the role business leaders play in shaping economies, industries and organisations.

Every student has to design a “Leadership Journey” and a “Personal Development” plan to steer them through their MBA venture.”

The World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS) are strategic partners of this programme.

The ISEG MBA is a highly immersive experience. Expect real-world decision-making in the most dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem Silicon Valley, thanks to the business school’s partnership with the University of San Francisco. Look out for more start-up insights in Lisbon’s entrepreneurial scene — in partnership with Startup Lisboa and the Creative Hub of Beato. Another weekend at the Portuguese Air Force Academy caps off the full ISEG MBA venture where students can focus on building their leadership and team-building skills.

For further information about the ISEG MBA, click here for a virtual presentation session.

Master the world of business with these degrees

ISEG Lisbon promotes a culture of collaboration and applies a practical approach to its master’s programmes.

The Master in Finance involves an annual field trip to Frankfurt where  Deutsche Bundesbank.

Students also get to meet industry professionals through seminars and internship opportunities on other postgraduate courses such as the Master in Mathematical Finance, the Master in Applied Econometrics and Forecasting, the Master in Data Analytics for Business, and the Master in Economics.

“My experience throughout the master’s was only positive,” said ISEG alumni Benedikt Grundheber from Germany, currently working in the Netherlands.

“The quality of the professors and lectures is top level and I would make ISEG the first choice for my master’s again, without a doubt!”

On the new Master in Accounting degree, practical learning is practised through a mix of instructional methods, such as case studies, group projects and role-playing.

As said, “Our faculty have graduated from the best schools in Portugal and in the world. We have graduates from Harvard Business School, Imperial College and Tilburg University.”

Currently, ISEG Lisbon faculty are following health and safety measures to keep staff and students safe amid the pandemic.

All classes are conducted online using virtual tools for learning and evaluation. For the next intake, ISEG Lisbon will continue to prioritise the safety of their students by conducting lessons in person, online or a mix of both in September.

Ready to become a responsible industry leader with ISEG Lisbon? Find out how here.

Applications for the 2020/21 intake are open now. Apply before the 31st of July, 2020.

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