• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Economics programme at ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management  aims to provide metodologies and techniques needed to the analysis and research in the fields of theoretical and applied economics and adequate instruments to pursuing the study of economics at the PhD level (this MSc gives direct access to the doctoral programme in Economics at ISEG).

ISEG is the oldest faculty of economics and management in Portugal, having reached its first centenary in 2011. It has been educating, from the very beginning, economists and managers with leadership and innovation qualities, based on a solid scientific and  technical formation.

Nowadays ISEG has about 2500 first degree students (licenciatura) and approximately 2000 post-graduate, Msc and PhD students.


This MSc prepares the students to pursue their careers as economists, researchers and teachers, high ranking staff in firms, banks, international organizations and public institutions.


ISEG is internationally recognized for its high standards in teaching and research: the school is accredited by AACSB (Association of Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business) and AMBA, a distinction held by only 5% of business schools in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Econometrics 
  • History of Economic Thought 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Mathematical Economics 
  • Microeconomics
  • Advanced Topics of Microeconomics 
  • Economic Growth 
  • Labour Economics 
  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Theory 
  • Elective 


Designed For

The MSc in Economics is intended to complement and to deepen first-cycle education provided by a first-cycle degree in economics. The main objectives are that the students reach advanced knowledge in economic theory and in the methods and empirical techniques useful to analyze economic reality.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Candidates are entitled to apply if owners of a national or foreign first-cycle college degree in the fields of Economics, Finance, Management and Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management. In accordance  with article 17 of the Decree-Law nº74/2006 of 24 March, other applications may be considered as adequate by a selection jury, based on the analysis of their curriculum. The selected applicants will be ranked based on the final first-cycle classification, curricular analysis and an eventual interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3504 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2880 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5750 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • EU/EEA : 1st year -  €3750, 2nd year - €2000
  • International: 1st year - €4500, 2nd year - €2500  

Living costs for Lisbon

  • 630 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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