About UCP

Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics has guaranteed the best place ever achieved by a Portuguese school in the Financial Times Ranking for European Business Schools, by entering the TOP 25.. According to Francisco Veloso, Dean of CATÓLICA-LISBON, "this result reaffirms our leadership position as the TOP Business School in Portugal. We have achieved our objective to be ranked among the TOP 25, in only five years, half the time we had initially established".

The consistent rise in this ranking and growth of international reputation comes as a result of our commitment to excellence and strategy. CATÓLICA-LISBON began by capturing the best American partnerships, extending them to the leading schools in Europe. The school has also invested in African markets meanly through partnerships and specific initiatives. Currently the school consolidates its strategy by expanding to South America through strong partnerships in Brazil and Colombia.

The international dimension of the school is also reflected in the amount of foreign students in the master programs. Currently 50% of the students are international and represent more than 40 nationalities. CATÓLICA-LISBON also boasts more than 130 partnerships with top international schools. Over 35% of the faculty is foreign with 90% of professors hold doctorate degree from top foreign universities.

The degree of internationalization is one of the most valued aspects by the Financial Times ranking. CATÓLICA-LISBON is the leading Portuguese School and among the Top 25 Business schools in Europe due to the successful implementation of its internationalization strategy. The school plans to continue this trajectory thanks to a continued growth in diverse markets worldwide.

For more information on ESB, please see the school’s website: www.esb.ucp.pt



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