Calculating your Application Average

Applications are accepted from high school students who meet the following requirements:

12th year complete.

Passing the National Exam in Mathematics A or an equivalent exam* in the current academic year or in the two academic years immediately prior, with a minimum grade of 12.0 points (on a scale of 1 to 20).

Minimum application average of 14 points (for submission).

*Equivalent exams are those taken in foreign education systems; there are no Portuguese exams that are considered as equivalent to the National Exam in Mathematics A.


Only applicants that are under the International Student Status Regulation can perform Mathematics Admissions Test. However, it is important that you contact us to see if you are eligible before you register to do the test.

Please be reminded that you must fill in the Declaration on Honor and include it in your application.

The Mathematics Admissions Test is an online exam and can be taken anywhere at any time of day. You can view the math topics covered in the exam here and after that you can register. The costs of the exam are not covered by CATÓLICA LISBON.

NOTE: You are allowed a maximum of two attempts. The results from a 3rd attempt will not be accepted. 

For the exam registration, select for institution ‘Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics’ and then ‘Licenciatura em Economia’ ou ‘Licenciatura em Gestão e Administração de Empresas’.

Please be aware that it can take up to 5 working days before you receive the exam results, so plan the exam accordingly. 

Result of the exam
The minimum required grade for the math exam is 70%. Passing this Mathematics Admissions Test means that you fulfill the mathematics requirement, but it does not guarantee you a place in our International Undergraduate Programs.

 The submission deadline is the 12th June 2024.