ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) is a public university established in 1972 and one of the most dynamic and innovative in Portugal. A leading research university, ISCTE-IUL currently has about 9.000 students (17% foreign), over half of them in postgraduate programmes.
ISCTE-IUL is recognised for excellence in teaching, research and community service, but also for its international and multicultural environment and solid connections to the corporate world that bring real-life business experience to academics and students. ISCTE-IUL has been internationally distinguished for relevance and impact, holding accreditations from AACSB and AMBA. Amongst others, ISCTE Business School has been ranked in the top 80 of the best business schools in Europe according to the Financial Times.