For more than a century ISEG has educated generations of leaders and professionals who have developed their skills in business and economic decision making, serving as board members either in the government or in major companies. Such successful careers have been observed in Portugal and abroad.
ISEG is acknowledged as a school:
* That educates top-quality decision makers,
* That delivers top-quality teaching,
* Where its academic staff produces internationally-recognized research in the fields of Economics and Business Administration,
* Where students enjoy studying because they experience a unique and friendly atmosphere,
* That engages with the community through public participation, addressing and contributing to solve pressing problems of the economy and society.
ISEG is an important reference in the labor market, which is visible in all professional sectors. One of ISEGs main concerns focuses on establishing links with society in order to integrate students in the labor market.
The placement rate for first employment after conclusion of the first-cycle course is very high; half of the students achieve immediate professional placement and approximately 70% are employed one month after graduating. After six months, more than 90% are already employed and are given positive assessments by their employers as a result of their professional and personal skills and adaptability to new challenges, as well as their capacity to work in teams with a sense of leadership.
Learning opportunities and training
ISEG is one of the countrys oldest and most prestigious colleges of Economics and Business Studies, through which important personalities in national economic and political life have passed and continue to do so. In addition to its historical and traditional knowledge base, ISEG has always focused on living the present to its full potential and facing the challenges posed by the future with a sense of leadership and innovation. ISEG aims to maintain its important role in higher education and society through research and by providing services in key areas such as Economics, Business Studies and related subjects, searching for solutions to fulfill real problems in economic and social development. It also focuses on making
Quality of the academic staff
This College has the largest concentration of doctoral level staff in the economic and financial areas, with most of its academic staff having concluded their doctoral degree and post-doctoral research in institutions outside Portugal, particularly in the United Kingdom, United States of America, France, Spain and Holland.
Research of Excellence
ISEG has various units dedicated to research and the provision of services, covering Economics, Business Studies, Applied Mathematics and Social Sciences History, Sociology and Law. Some of these centres are accredited as research units of excellence by the Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia FCT).
We aim to foster international mobility by providing the conditions to attract and retain international students, teaching staff and researchers of merit. We offer general courses and training in the English language, in addition to international courses in cooperation with similar institutions abroad. We also organize and run conferences and other international events, and have established special relations with reference partner institutions.
The International Accreditations and International Memberships achieved are an important international recognition of our institution. The ISEG global dimension is carried out through the organization and undertaking of conferences, vital topics seminars, fairs, and other international events, as well as through the establishment of special relations with reference institutions in Europe, USA, Brazil, Africa, and Asia.
* AMBA - Association of MBAs;
* RICS - Royal Institution Chartered Surveyors
* PMI - Project Management Institute
International Partners and Membership
* AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
* ECCH Membership
* EFMD - European Foundation for Management Development
* EIASM - European Institute for Advanced Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
* University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
* University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Francisco Pereira de Moura Library
The library on ISEGs campus is housed in a modern 5-storey building with comfortable reading and study rooms. ISEG´s library holds the widest collection of books and materials in the areas of the economic sciences and business in Portugal. It also provides free access to bibliographic databases and statistical information. The library collaborates with other libraries and institutions in areas such as European Union Documentation and the American Corner, in partnership with the US Embassy in Portugal.
Bento Jesus Caraça Bookshop and other publishing services
The ISEG bookshop is run by the Student Union and it stocks books and other support materials for the courses taught at ISEG. In addition, AEISEG provides services such as photocopying, printing study materials, internet access, and document/class notes support sharing etc.
The computer system network covers all the computers of ISEG, including the classrooms and special computer rooms. Wireless access is also possible throughout the campus.
There are several study rooms available for student use in the library and in the teaching blocks. These rooms may be used by individuals or by groups.
Restaurants and Snackbars
There is a wide range of places to eat at ISEG, including a canteen, restaurants and snackbars.
There are two car parks on the ISEG campus, each with about 300 places.
ISEG provides students with access to a number of activities for personal and academic development. Students can complement the curricular component of the MBA with a varied range of themes appropriate for the needs and profile of each student. A sample of activities is listed here, including seminars, exhibitions and recent social events.
Students Union - AEISEG
The Students Union functions as a connection between ISEG students and the faculty. It is responsible for the Copy Store and Bookshop of the University, and offers special conditions for its associates. It also organizes a series of activities, sports and cultural events.
Students International Union - AIESEC
AIESEC Lisbon at ISEG was founded in 1961 and had approximately 60 members at the time. Today its members are recognized for their knowledge, skills and cultural excellence. The former members are very well-established in the business world, working in international companies, such as DHL, Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, Opera Software, and IBM.
ISEG Junior Business Consulting ISEG JBC
ISEG JBC it is a non-profit organization mainly founded and managed by college students. In addition to managing the Junior Company, these students create projects in the most varied business fields and services. The organization builds bridges between the academic and the business field because it allows students to explore the potential of learning by doing. In the Junior Company, students gain management experience, leadership and professional skills, mainly because they can work on the projects they create from their very beginning to their application.
This is a cultural group that represents ISEG in several musical festivals, and other cultural events throughout the country. It is a way of academic integration for those who nourish a love of traditional music.
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