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Our credentials are achieved through a successful combination of world-class students and faculty, strong curricula, innovative applied-learning projects, partnerships with prestigious Business Schools worldwide and a close connection with the corporate world.


CATÓLICA-LISBON was the first
Portuguese school to be amongst
the select group of business schools accredited with the Triple Crown.

Only 1% of business schools
worldwide have all 3 accreditations.

CATÓLICA-LISBON is the top business school in Portugal and one of the preeminent business schools in Europe, ranked by The Financial Times in the list of Top European Business Schools.

CATÓLICA-LISBON was the first University Affiliation Program in Portugal of the CFA® Institute, the global association for investment professionals that awards the prestigious CFA® designation.




CATÓLICA-LISBON is known for its academic rigor and also for the quality of the students experience during the program and their access to the marketplace after graduation.



Founded 45 years ago, CATÓLICA-LISBON is a leading School of Economics and Management in Portugal and was the first to be accreditted by International rankings.

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.