The Lisbon MBA, a truly global MBA.

The Lisbon MBA
Portugal, USA
Global MBA


According to the 2014 Financial Times Top 100 Global MBA Rankings, The Lisbon MBA International is the 52nd best MBA program in the world (and the 17th in Europe), the 2nd in the "Value for Money" category and the 3rd in "International Course Experience".

And the Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2013 placed The Lisbon MBA Part Time as the 44th best Executive MBA in Europe.

Why should one select The Lisbon MBA?
The Lisbon MBA provides a platform where talented, ambitious and high-flying students from all over the world may meet and engage in active learning, interacting with top notch faculty.

- Both Programs have a prestigious faculty body, trained at the world's best schools, deeply involved in high quality research and in tune with the latest developments in management theory and practice.

- Both programs are the highest ranked Portuguese MBAs in the Financial Times MBA Rankings (Executive and Full Time). - Both Programs depict an innovative curriculum, stimulating rigorous analysis, the use of emotional intelligence skills, socially responsible behavior and hands-on learning. A curriculum that is a bridge between academia and the corporate world, between theory and practice, between profits and people, between the left and the right hemispheres of the brain and between the geographies of the world.

- We ensure strong ties with the corporate world, with  major companies closely involved  in its governance and sponsoring providing a network of internships and connections.

- Both programs are offered in the cozy and yet cosmopolitan environment of the beautiful and agreeable Lisbon. Here students may mix work and pleasure as in very few places in the world.

Programme Info

Type of Course:
- The Lisbon MBA International: one-year full-time MBA
- The Lisbon MBA Part Time: two-year part-time MBA

Accreditation:Triple Crown - AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB
Ranking: - The Lisbon MBA International 17th best MBA program in Europe, 52nd worldwide, 2nd worldwide in the "Value for Money" category and 3rd in "International Course Experience", according to the 2014 Financial Times Top 100 Global MBA Rankings
- The Lisbon Part-Time MBA 44th in Europe in the Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2013  
Starting Dates:
- The Lisbon MBA International: January 2015
- The Lisbon Part Time MBA: September 2016
Length of Course:
- The Lisbon MBA International: 12 months
- The Lisbon Part Time MBA: 22 months
Application Deadlines:
 fThe Lisbon MBA International 2015: Second round of applications is open from October 1 to October 31, 2014. More info:
- The Lisbon MBA International 2016: will open on January 6, 2015.
- The Lisbon Part Time MBA 2015-2017: from October 15, 2014 to May 31, 2015

Student Body

Ratio of applicants to places: 3:1

Number of International Students: 35% 

Gender Balance:

  • 78% Male - 22% Female (full-time)
  • 10% - 34% Female (part-time) 
Average Age:

  • 32 (Full-time)
  • 34 (Part-time) 
Length of Work Experience:

  • Average 8 years (full-time)
  • Average 10 years (part-time)
  • Minimum 3 years 


  • University Degree: First Academic Degree 
  • English test(s): TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, CPE (possibility for waivers) 
  • Language fluency: English 
  • Application fee: EUR 85
  • Completed online application form
  •  Two References
  •  Personal interview
  •  CV in English


Tuition fees

- The Lisbon MBA International: EUR 35,000 (including MIT immersion & internship / International Lab)
- The Lisbon Part Time MBA: EUR 21,000 (including International Study Trip)
- Scholarship availabilities: up to EUR 17,500 (full-time); up to EUR 6,000 (part-time)
Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: EUR 10,000 per year (full-time international students)



Address: R. Marquês da Fronteira, 20, Lisbon, Portugal

Telephone: +351 213 822 720
Deans: Prof. Francisco Veloso and Prof. José Ferreira Machado
Executive Director: Anabela Possidonio

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