Founded more than 40 years ago, CATÓLICA-LISBON is a leading School of Economics and Management in Portugal. CATÓLICA-LISBON has a long-standing reputation for innovative teaching and rigorous academic research. The School is strongly committed to intellectual rigor, critical thinking, and academic excellence. CATÓLICA-LISBON also has outstanding connections to the corporate world and a high level of corporate involvement in the School. Many CATÓLICA-LISBON alumni hold CEO positions or sit on executive boards. The achievements of our alumni indicate that our mission of developing outstanding graduates for high-level careers in Business and Economics is being fulfilled. CATÓLICA-LISBON has developed an international profile over the last few years by recruiting faculty staff from the best American and European schools. Currently, more than a third of our professors are from outside Portugal, with 11 different nationalities represented. Furthermore, a large number of foreign students choose to study at CATÓLICA-LISBON and our students have the opportunity to study abroad due to a large number of exchange agreements established with top international schools. CATÓLICA-LISBON was the first Portuguese Business School to be accredited by AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA and one of the very few schools in the world holding the famous Triple Crown accreditation. This acknowledgment by the three main accreditation agencies for management education, represent the international recognition of our programs' academic excellence, ensuring that they meet the most demanding international standards. CATÓLICA-LISBON was the first Portuguese School to be ranked among the top European Business Schools according to the Financial Times. CATÓLICA-LISBON is consistently ranked the number one Business School in Portugal. Moreover, CATÓLICA-LISBON has been named the first Program Partner in Portugal by the CFA® Institute, the global association of investment professionals that awards the prestigious CFA® designation. Our innovative MSc programs in Management, Economics and Finance will give you a firm foundation in principles and practice, teach you new skills and concepts enrich your thinking and launch your career in the modern business world. We look forward to welcoming you on the campus.
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