The Lisbon MBA

The Lisbon MBA is a joint-venture between Nova SBE and CATÓLICA-LISBON – the leading business schools in Portugal. This partnership includes a two year part-time MBA and an International full-time MBA, in partnership with MIT’s prestigious Sloan School of Management.

Master's Programmes



International Full Time MBA

  • 12 month, full-time MBA program;
  • Includes 1 month at MIT Sloan, at Boston;
  • Summer Project (in Portugal or abroad);
  • Entrepreneurship Hub (start your own business);
  • International Lab (group project with MBA students from top international business schools).
Executive MBA
  • 22 month, part-time MBA program;
  • Academically rigorous Executive MBA program;
  • Includes one International Business Trip;
  • 360º Development Program;
  • Possibility of being awarded a Master degree in Management from CATÓLICA-LISBON SBE and NOVA SBE after the MBA (work project dissertation).


The Career Management Center works with students in their career plans through various initiatives that will take place throughout the year. Such as:

  • Career Advising Sessions
  • Mentoring Program
  • Mock Interviews
  • Career Workshops
  • Corporate Insight Sessions

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


Library services

Ample library.

ICT services

  • Wireless internet.
  • IT center.

Student Life

Campus life

The Lisbon MBA takes advantage of the resources and infrastructure of three different campuses. Wireless internet, libraries, restaurants, and study spaces are available at each location.

  • NOVA SBE Campus – Campolide
  • MIT Sloan Campus
  • Nova SBE Campus – Palacete Henrique de Mendonça

Sports facilities

Excellent sports facilities.

Student clubs

Student clubs are a way for The Lisbon MBA students to apply their newly discovered skills to their personal and professional passions. Whether you have an interest in community volunteering, sharing ideas with other entrepreneurial students, applying team-building skills in a sports setting or engaging in social gatherings, there is a student club for you.

Student clubs can be focused on a particular industry, sport, or cultural activity. The clubs are entirely student-run and structured, allowing for increased development of leadership and organizational abilities. Faculty advisors are available to assist clubs with events and guest speakers as needed.


Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Universidade Nova de Lisboa have earned several accreditations from international agencies. Both Nova and Católica hold the Triple Crown - which means that the business schools have undergone international accreditation from the worlds foremost accrediting bodies - AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.

Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal


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