About Nova SBE

At Nova SBE we believe change is unstoppable. Over our 40-year history, the school has become the top brand in higher education in Portugal, namely in the areas of business, economics and finance.Ranked as the 27th best Business School in Europe by the Financial Times (FT), we believe that it is our duty to stay at the forefront of innovation, sustaining excellence and rigor while preparing the leaders of tomorrow to contribute to an open, sustainable, and more inclusive world. Our International Master's in Finance holds the 11th position in the world and 9th in Europe by the FT 2022 rankings. Our International Master's in Management was ranked 15th in the world by the FT 2022 rankings. Our Master’s in Economics holds is the 3rd in Europe by Eduniversal and we are triple crown accredited by AACSB, EQUIS & AMBA. This success is explained by our focus on a rigorous and demanding approach to teaching and research.

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Nova SBE offers the following Bachelor's programmes: Economics, Management and Portuguese & Business



Nova SBE offers the following 9 Master’s programmes: Business Analytics, Economics, Finance, Management, Impact Entrepreneurship & Innovation, International Development & Public Policy, International Master’s in Finance, International Master’s in Management, CEMS MIM



Nova SBE offers the following PhD programmes: Economics/Finance and Management


Hear from some of our 17k alumni working in more than 93 countries

Hear from some of our 17k alumni working in more than 93 countries

“This Master’s is crafted to develop the knowledge, skills, attitude, mindset and leadership competences of those who want to be policymakers in today’s globalized world. Well-informed decision-making is critical to work in international organizations, such as the United Nations, and meet the global challenges we face, including poverty, inequality, climate change, sustainable economic development and peace.”

Vitorino Mello Oliveira

Bachelor’s in Economics ‘ 10 and Master’s in Management ’13

First Secretary at the Portuguese Permanent Mission at United Nations, New York


“The outstanding level of excellence and the investment on developing a business mindset makes Nova one of the best institutions and the place to be. The network of outstanding alumni and the connection with the job market were crucial for my career growth.”

Mafalda Rebordão

International Master’s in Finance’18

Account Manager at Google, Dublin


“A relevant opportunity to reflect and discuss on relevant socioeconomic challenges of our generation having in mind the solutions we can pursue for our future.”

João Cortes

Master’s in Economics’18

Tech Consultant AI & Data at Deloitte