Term 0 - Consolidation Topics (optional)
Since not all degree candidates have the same academic and professional backgrounds, ISCTE Business School offers an introductory term called Consolidation Topics. The admissions committee may recommend this introductory term after appraising the applicant's CV. This special preparation will enable students to adapt more easily to the complex issues discussed in their required courses.
|1st Semester (September - January)||ECTS||2nd Semester (January - May)||ECTS|
|Innovation management||6||Operations management in service||6|
|Operations management||6||Supply chain management||6|
|Capital investment appraisal||6||Technology Management||6|
|Strategy and corporate development||6||Elective course in TPO||6|
|Simulation of systems and operations||6||Elective course||6|
|Research Seminar in management of services and technology||6|
|Dissertation in management of services and technology
Business problem in management of services and technology
||To be announced (contents, dates and cost)
Note: The non-mandatory courses for the second semester of the first year might be chosen from the list emerging from the link for the MMST syllabus;; however, every year, the School reserves the right to alter, omit or add optional modules within the overall framework that was described.
The 1st year of the Master in Management of Services and Technology runs in full-time, generally with classes in the morning or afternoon, depending on the decision made by the director of the Business School and the director of the Master programme.
(1) Electives - courses offered by different Business School programmes to choose from
Academic Year 2019/2020
|Welcome Day||September (to confirm)
|Kick-Off Activities||September (to confirm)
|Resit Chance Exams||N/A||N/A|
|Resit Chance Exams||N/A||N/A|
Note: Some exams may be done during the courses period
|Research Seminar in Management of Services and Technology||September - October 2020
|Master Project/Dissertation in Management of Services and Technology||Delivery no later than 30th September 2021|
Note: some changes can be made yet to the calendar. Students should NOT book their flight back before knowing the exact dates of all examinations, including Second Chance exams.
Álvaro Augusto da Rosa
Ana Lúcia Henriques Martins
Carlos Miguel Correia Hernandez Jerónimo
Isabel Cristina de Seixas Patrício Duarte de Almeida
João Manuel Vilas Boas da Silva
Marco Alexandre de Oliveira Leite
Teresa Maria Rocha Vieira
Invited Professor from Instituto Superior Técnico/University of Lisbon
Prof Amílcar Arantes is currently Professor in Instituto Superior Técnico/University of Lisbon. He holds a PhD in Logistics in the automotive industry. He lectured for 9 years in Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Economia and he also collaborated with Universidade Católica in its executive education programmes.
Invited Professor from the Technical University Middle Hesse University of Applied Sciences (THM), Germany
Prof. Monika Möhring is currently Professor of the THM (Germany). She holds a PhD in Innovation in Hight Technology B2B Context. She does have a considerable experience in Industry and Consultancy for more than 10 years. Prof. Monika Möhring also published an important international book, «Innovation in a High Technology B2B Context: Exploring Supply Networks, Processes and Management», Springer-Gabler, 2014 ISBN 978-3-658-05720-6.
In the scope of this programme, ISCTE Business School provides a Welcome Day to its students, which consists in a Welcome Session with the Dean of the School, all of the Directors of masters, and a presentation from ISCTE Junior Consulting, ending with a guided visit to ISCTE’s facilities.
The best and most memorable programmes are distinguished from the first moment. ISCTE Business School organizes the first day of classes for team building activities that since the beginning of his academic life, the true freshmen create team spirit and friendship.
These activities will allow the student to:
- Get to know your colleagues in a relaxed and friendly environment enabling contact and networking;
- Discover IBS reality, the environment, infrastructures and support services;
- Start the process successfully of changing a high school student to an undergraduate student mind-set;
- Realize the new challenges that expecting a student of Masters and their professional opportunities and contact with the testimonials from alumni.
IBS Mentoring Programme is a personal development project, reserved for our best Masters Students. Through this programme, they can contact a former IBS Student.
The aim of this programme is to allow students to complement their academic background and training at ISCTE Business School with a better knowledge of the economic and business reality where they will integrate in the near future.
With their mentors, students have the opportunity to discuss their academic progress and career prospects, and benefit from their recognised professional experience that will help them clarify many of the most pressing issues.
For more information about IBS Mentoring Programme, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Tiago Gonçalves, IBS Mentor
Manager planning and controlling management at EDP innovation and EDP ventures
BSc in Management 2006
"On a personal level has been truly rewarding to contribute in some way, through my career, experience and knowledge for a whole new generation of managers. It is certainly an enriching experience for Mentors, forcing them to resume contact with life and academic difficulties and concerns that students face today.
Tuition Fees for International Students* 2019/2020
|1st Year||€ 7.000|
|2nd Year (dissertation/project)||€ 2.800|
Tuition Fees for National Students 2019/2020
|1st Year||€ 5.250|
|2nd Year (dissertation/project)||€ 1.600|
During the first year the tuition fee can be paid either in one lump sum or spread over nine instalments.
For the 1st Year:
|1st installment||€ 750||in enrollment|
|2nd installment||€ 562,50
||Until 15 October 2019|
|3rd installment||€ 562,50||Until 15 November 2019
|4th installment||€ 562,50||Until 15 December 2019|
|5th installment||€ 562,50||Until 15 January 2020
|6th installment||€ 562,50||Until 15 February 2020
|7th installment||€ 562,50||Until 15 March 2020
|8th installment||€ 562,50||Until 15 April 2020|
|9th installment||€ 562,50||Until 15 May 2020
This tuition includes:
- Expenses for the midweek residential stay in Frankfurt, Germany. However, Students will be asked to contribute to expenses with a maximum amount around 150€ per person.
- Free access to all IBS facilities and general services.
*The international student status is applied to students who:
- Are not nationals of a Member State of the European Union;
- Have foreign nationality different from that of a Member State and are legally resident in Portugal for less than two years, uninterrupted, on August 31 of the year in which they wish to join the ISCTE and children residing with them legally **;
- The nationality is not an African Portuguese speaking country, PALOP (As Deliberation of the Board of Management of ISCTE-IUL).
International Students must pay the whole tuition fee each year in a single lump sum at the enrolment.
** For residence time score effects in Portugal, does not fall time with a residence permit for study.
The application of international students to the masters of ISCTE-IUL is done online through the same portal as national students acess.
European Union (EU) and EEA (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) citizens have the right to move to another EU Member State to live, study and work, but should contact the Department of Immigration and Border Control (SEF) after arriving in Portugal. Evidence will have to be provided of enrolment at ISCTE, as well as proof of health insurance coverage and sufficient financial resources.
Nationals of non-EU or non-EEA countries must apply for a study visa, which is a special permit granted to foreign students coming to Portugal. This visa must be obtained from the consular section of the Portuguese embassy or consulate in the country of residence. Should you have any doubts, please check with your local Portuguese embassy or consulate. The study visa may be granted on a multiple entry basis and is valid for one year.
The Portuguese Public Health System covers students from the EU holding a valid document issued by the health authority of the country of origin.
If you have private health insurance, ask your insurance company if it can provide extra medical coverage for your stay abroad. Be sure that your current health insurance policy is valid until the end of the programme. If you are not an EU citizen, check what documents you need to receive assistance in Portugal on your current health care plan. You must be sure you have appropriate medical coverage for the duration of your studies in Portugal.
The ISCTE Business School strives to promote and develop a culture of merit. In order to highlight and reward the best students, and to value their individual effort and performance, the School has created incentives and goals for our students to strive towards.
Students who have concluded a Undergraduate Degree in an international or national university with at least one of the three international “Triple Crown” accreditations (AACSB, AMBA or EQUIS) and with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of between 15 and 20, on a scale of 0-20 are eligible to the Admission Award.
The Admission Award is indexed to the GPA as per the following table:
Undergraduate Degree GPA**
15 (on a scale of 0-20)
20% of the 1st year's tuition fee
16 (on a scale of 0-20)
40% of the 1st year's tuition fee
17 (on a scale of 0-20)
Full tuition fee of the 1st year’s Master Programme
** Students from International universities should submit their final classification to the conversion rule between ECTS echelons and the classification scale of the ISCTE Business School (from 0 to 20), according to the following:
“A” – Final classification between 16 and 20; “B” – Final classification between 14 and 15; “C” – Final classification of 13; “D” – Final classification between12 and 11; “E” – Final classification of 10; “F” – Final classification of 9 or below. Students whose evaluation on the above scale places them between two points should be given the award indexed to the lower evaluation.
To be eligible for the Admission Award, students must be accepted for a Full-time Master Programme managed exclusively by IBS.
The information herein is additional to the general rules of ISCTE-IUL which should also be read carefully.
See the regulations here.
*Subject to approval
Among the alumni of 2014/2015:
The MSc in Management of Services and Technology has an employment rate of 100% up to 12 months after completion of Programme. The sectors most represented in the recruit of master's graduates are the Large Distribution & Retail, Retail & Services, Banking and Industry & Energy. In this range of sectors, some of the major recruiters are Jerónimo Martins, Sonae MC – Well’s, Tabaqueira – Philip Morris International, and EDP.
Some of the companies that hire master students of IBS:
On the 23rd January 2017, the MSc in Management of Services and Technology group visited the Technical University Middle Hesse University of Applied Sciences (THM). We were received by Prof. Dr. Monika Möhring, Professor of Economics, Logistics, Supply Chain & Innovation Management, by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hein, Dean of the Management & Communication Department and by Mr.Martin Balint, Scientific Associate & International Officer of the Management & Communication Department at the THM. Prof Monika Möhring kindly gave us a brilliant lecture at the Friedberg Campus that we thank you very much.
On the 24th January 2017, the MSc in Management of Services and Technology group visited the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant. The Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant is Daimler AG’s oldest established vehicle plant, and within the Mercedes-Benz Cars production network it is the competence center for upper range and luxury-class vehicles. The Sindelfingen location also contains Daimler’s Group Research unit as well as the Development and Design departments of Mercedes-Benz Cars. Thus, it is one of the world’s leading centers of competence for automotive safety, innovation, and design. The Daimler location in Sindelfingen is the biggest employer in the region with more than 37,000 employees. Around 200 vehicles a day are delivered at the Mercedes-Benz customer centre in Sindelfingen.
On the 24th January 2017, the MSc in Management of Services and Technology group visited the Porsche Museum, one of the most spectacular car museums in the world where 80 cars, which are unique "pieces of art", are displayed on the 5,600 square metre exhibition area.
On the 25th January 2017, the MSc in Management of Services and Technology group visited the Karben plant of Continental where was received by Mr. Jurgen Martin, Vice-President of Continental and to Mr Jan Michael Schlierbach the Logistics Director. The Karben plant is into the top group of the most productive Continental plants. In 2013, Karben already received the German Award for "Global Excellence in Operations" awarded by the business magazine "Produktion" and "A.T. Kearney. In July 2015, the Continental plant was the winner of the "Automotive Lean Production" award in the “Internacional Group” category, which has been awarded by the specialist magazine "Automobil-Produktion" and Agamus Consulting.