University of Porto School of Economics and Management.

Introduction

FEP is the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto. University of Porto is one of the most prestigious Higher Education Institutions in Portugal and Europe, and highly ranked worldwide. Within its 14 schools and research units, the University of Porto has 30,000 students – of which 3,500 are international students - and close to 2,300 teachers and researchers.

FEP was founded in 1953 and is, since then, a benchmark in education and research in the field of Economics and Management in Portugal, distinguishing itself through its ability to innovate and renew its study programs. That is shown by the diversity and quality of its programs: FEP offers two undergraduate programs (Economics and Management), fifteen MSc programs in all relevant fields of Economics and Management - of which four are taught in English - and two PhD programs (Economics and Management) - also taught in English.

FEP has a prestigious faculty comprising 150 faculty members that combine a high academic level with great teaching ability. FEP has several research centers, of which two (CEF.UP and LIAADD) are ranked respectively as “Very Good” and “Excellent“ by FCT, the Portuguese public scientific research funding institute.

For the academic year 2016/17, a total of 2,978 students were registered at FEP: 1,536 undergraduate students, 1,347 MSc students and 95 PhD students. That same year, FEP welcomed more than 430 students, coming from over 68 different countries. FEP students also use the opportunity to study abroad in the more than 100 FEP partner schools spread over 30 countries, in some cases granting them a double degree (e.g., the Master in Management students and Master in Finance students can opt to complete one period of studies at, respectively, Kedge Business School and University of Kozminski, which will award them a double degree). Further, FEP belongs to QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management that gathers outstanding students from 18 top economics schools worldwide.

FEP Alumni are placed in top management positions in the most important companies and institutions in Portugal and abroad, across all industries, allowing students a privileged access to an extremely large and notorious corporate partner network.

Why study at FEP?

  • UPorto is a worldwide highly-ranked university
  • Top students
  • Teaching quality and research-oriented faculty
  • FEP belongs to QTEM Master Network that gathers outstanding students from 18 top economics schools worldwide
  • Dual degrees (Master in Management, Master in Finance and PhD in Economics with Kedge Business School and FEA-USP, Kozminski Univwrsity and LASER – Lombardy Advanced School of Economic Research, respectively)
  • Knowledge and professional skills
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Academic and professional integration support services
  • Access to numerous internships and recruitment opportunities
  • Notorious and wide alumni network
  • Vibrant student life at the University of Porto: sports, culture, leisure
  • Porto has won twice The Best European Travel destination awards (2012 and 2014)
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master in Data Analytics

Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2017 Portugal Porto + 1 more

Decision-making processes within companies and other organizations rely heavily on the knowledge that decision makers have about the reality where the company acts (markets, customers, producers, etc.). Much of this knowledge can be drawn from the data resulting from normal business activity that are continuously accumulated by transactional information systems... [+]

Decision-making processes within companies and other organizations rely heavily on the knowledge that decision makers have about the reality where the company acts (markets, customers, producers, etc.). Much of this knowledge can be drawn from the data resulting from normal business activity that are continuously accumulated by transactional information systems. Efficient and effective processing of such data for actionable knowledge might result in better performance of the organization by exploring mainly data analysis techniques. These include various statistical and data mining (data exploration) techniques, specifically targeted for the extraction of actionable knowledge from large volumes of existing data. All that knowledge serves, ultimately, to support decision making. According to a recent report by the McKinsey Global Institute, data mining will drive the next wave of innovation. Goals The Master in Data Analytics is intended for decision-makers wishing to add value to their strategic capabilities by taking advantage of decision support and data analysis systems, as well as specialists in information systems or statistics, wishing to contribute to the development of computational decision support. The Master in Data Analytics aims to develop the relevant skills for those playing a prominent role in areas using techniques of data analysis and knowledge extraction from databases. The MSc in Data Analytics programme at FEP (U.Porto) is part of the QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management network, facilitating the access by the best students to study and work abroad within the QTEM Master network that gathers prestigious academic and corporate partners. Target Students... [-]

Master in Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Porto

The Master in Economics at FEP (University of Porto) is an MSc. programme targeted at students who wish to expand their basis training in economics (particularly pre-experience economics, finance and management graduates) via an improvement of their skills in relation to a range of economic analysis tools. A rigorous organisation and teaching of the course units, combined with a flexible studies plan means that core knowledge can be deepened, while the... [+]

The Master in Economics at FEP (University of Porto) is an MSc. programme targeted at students who wish to expand their basis training in economics (particularly recent economics, finance and management graduates) via an improvement of their skills in relation to a range of economic analysis tools. A rigorous organisation and teaching of the course units, combined with a flexible studies plan means that core knowledge can be deepened, while the student’s specialization and application options are diversified. The Master in Economics program stresses the individual monitoring of the progress of each student, including the coherent selection of specializations, and a timely supervision of the required dissertation, work project or internship, based on the quality, experience and dedication of the faculty and academic staff. Support also comprises international mobility options, careers advice and job market preparation training. The Master in Economics has a track taught in English, in addition to the one taught in Portuguese. The English-track is intended for both Portuguese and foreign students, who wish to use the Master in Economics to leverage their education via the added value of the fluent use of English, the international language in economics. This English track is part of the QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management network, which means that the Master in Economics, firstly, facilitates access by the best students to study and work abroad within the QTEM network that gathers prestigious academic and corporate partners and, secondly, is a student-friendly option for exchange students from participating foreign... [-]

Master in Finance

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Porto

The Master in Finance is a two years full-time programme totally taught in English, designed under the rules of the Bologna Protocol. The programme offers scientific and professional training in the areas of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, which is suitable for those intending to pursue their scientific and technical education in the area of Finance. The programme has a flexible structure, both... [+]

The Master in Finance is a two years full-time program totally taught in English, designed under the rules of the Bologna Protocol. The program offers scientific and professional training in the areas of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, which is suitable for those intending to pursue their scientific and technical education in the area of Finance. The program has a flexible structure, both in terms of curriculum and duration, and gives students the flexibility to adapt the electives to their personal interests and career prospects. The Master program concludes with the preparation of a dissertation, project work, or professional traineeship, all of which under the scientific supervision of a faculty member. The Master in Finance offers advanced and innovative second cycle tuition, the quality of which is ensured by the school faculty, composed of a highly qualified academic staff, with extensive and relevant experience in management and consultancy activities. It is based on up-to-date learning methods, including the presentation of concepts and theoretical models, and an extensive use of case studies. Candidates must be available for a demanding full-time program, with classes running during the day and extensive extra class work. The second year of the program can be compatible with a professional activity. The MSc Finance programme at FEP (U.Porto) is part of the QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management network, facilitating the access by the best students to study and work abroad within the QTEM Master network that gathers prestigious academic and corporate partners. Objectives The... [-]

Master in Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Porto

The Master Degree in Management at FEP, University of Porto, is a 24-month fulltime programme, the objectives of which are clear from its solid but diversified curriculum, its emphasis on practical and applied knowledge, and its major concern with regard to participants’ personal and social development. Students can ready themselves for a career at a global level, by pursuing an internship, by undertaking... [+]

The Master Degree in Management at FEP, University of Porto, is a 24-month full-time program, the objectives of which are clear from its solid but diversified curriculum, its emphasis on practical and applied knowledge, and its major concern with regard to participants’ personal and social development. Students can ready themselves for a career at a global level, by pursuing an internship, by undertaking part of their studies abroad, or by networking with colleagues from all over the world and attending seminars with top international speakers organized by FEP’s research centers. The establishment of a "dual degree agreement” with Kedge Business School – a top management school placed #53 in the Financial Times Master in Management 2016 ranking – and with FEA-USP (University of São Paulo) - the most prestigious Latin American university - together with a series of student exchange protocols established between FEP and other prestigious universities abroad, create important opportunities that students are encouraged to take advantage of. Further, the MSc in Management programme at FEP (U.Porto) is part of the QTEM- Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management network, facilitating the access by the best students to international study and work abroad within the QTEM Master network that gathers prestigious academic and corporate partners. The contribution of international students is crucial, something that was evident in the programs previous editions. These students are welcomed by a tutor, who is also a student, to permit them a smooth integration. The International Student Office also provides assistance to international students... [-]

QTEM - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management

Campus September 2017 Portugal Porto

The QTEM programme is conceived to educate, train and provide future decision makers. International experience, academic excellence, business and policy relevance are the key elements. Through this programme student will become highly skilled in analytical and quantitative technique, experienced through concrete business and policy challenges and comfortable in international settings. [+]

The QTEM programme is conceived to educate, train and provide future decision makers. International experience, academic excellence, business and policy relevance are the key elements. Through this programme student will become highly skilled in analytical and quantitative technique, experienced through concrete business and policy challenges and comfortable in international settings. FEP has four Master programmes included in QTEM Master Network. These are MSc. in Economics, MSc. in Finance, MSc in Management and MSc. in Data Analytics. Over the two years of these FEP’s Master Programmes, the student will spend two semesters abroad, in two different countries, in one of the following tracks: i) 1 semester of studies in one QTEM academic partner + 1 four-month international curricular-internship; ii)2 semesters of studies abroad in two different QTEM academic partners + 1 two-month national or international internship In the exchange semesters the student will attend relevant QTEM courses while simultaneously satisfying FEP degree requirements. The QTEM certificate is an addition to FEP’s Master degree Diploma. The QTEM certificate is an addition to FEP’s Master degree Diploma. QTEM Academic Partners are Monash Business School, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management - ULB, HEC Montreal, Université de Lausanne, Zhejiang University, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Edhec Business School, Hanken School of Economics, Luiss Guido Carli, Waseda University, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, BI Norwegian Business School, Université de Paris Dauphine, University of Xiamen, Exeter Business School, ESCA Business School, Politecnico di Milano, TUM - Tecnische Universität München. QTEM Corporate Partners are Accenture, ABInBev, FIRM Frankfurt Institute for Risk... [-]

Contact

University of Porto

Address Praça de Gomes Teixeira
4099-002 Porto, Portugal
Website http://info.fep.up.pt/en/