ISCTE Business School has been recognised by highly reputed foreign agencies and associations as one of the best Portuguese business schools and a reference both nationally and internationally in several programmes. Some of IBS accreditations and international references are shown below:
Agency of Evaluation and Accreditation in Higher Education (A3ES)
The Agency of Evaluation and Accreditation in Higher Education (A3ES) evaluates and accredits Portuguese higher education institutions and their programmes.
At the moment, ISCTE Business School holds 12 accreditations in the following programmes: BSc in Industrial Management and Logistics, Marketing Management Human Resources Management and in the MSc in Human Resources Management, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Hospitality and Tourism Management, International Management, Business Administration and Management.
|Undergraduate Programmes||Status||Last date of Accreditation decision||Register number||Date of register|
||Accredited for 6 years||21/11/2014||R/A-Ef 1031/2011/AL01||24/04/2015|
|Economics||Accredited for 6 years||13/02/2015||R/B-AD 2/2006||18/05/2006|
|Finance and Accounting||Accredited for 6 years||13/12/2011||R/B-FV 3/2007||21/05/2008|
|Industrial and Logistics Management||Accredited for 6 years||29/05/2013||R/A-Cr 96/2013||21/06/2013|
|Marketing Management||Accredited for 6 years||01/08/2013||R/B-AD 6/2006||18/05/2006|
|Human Resources Management||Accredited for 6 years||20/11/2013||R/A-Ef 1032/2011 / AL01||12/08/2014|
|Masters Programmes||Status||Last date of Accreditation decision||Register number||Date of register|
|Management (Management backgrounds)||Accredited for 6 years||14/02/2014||R/A-Ef 1062/2011 / AL01||25/08/2014|
|Business Administration (Non-management backgrounds)
||Accredited for 6 years||27/12/2013||R/A-Ef 1064/2011 / AL01||20/08/2014|
|International Management||Accredited for 6 years||20/11/2013||R/A-Ef 1067/2011/AL02||29/05/2015|
|Economics||Accredited for 6 years||04/03/2015||R/A-EF 1050/2011/AL01||01/09/2014|
|Finance||Accredited for 6 years||24/05/2012||R/A-Cr 42/2012 / AL01||20/08/2014|
|Marketing||Accredited for 6 years||01/08/2013||R/A-Ef 3380/2011 / AL01||25/08/2014|
|Human Resources Management and Organizational Consulting||Accredited for 6 years||18/05/2015||R/A-Cr 65/2015||17/06/2015|
|Accounting||Accredited for 6 years||16/05/2013||R/A-Ef 3376/2011 / AL01||02/09/2014|
|Management of Services and Technology||Accredited for 6 years||15/06/2010||R/A-Cr126/2010/AL01||28/08/2014|
|Hospitality and Tourism Management||Accredited for 3 years||01/08/2013||R/B-Cr 125/2009||07/04/2009|
|Business Economics and Competition||Accredited for 6 years||04/03/2015||R/B-Cr 91/2007||03/01/2007|
|Financial Mathematics||Accredited for 6 years||05/05/2015||R/B-AD 887/2007||13/04/2007|
For more information www.a3es.pt
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
As the world’s largest business education network connecting academe with business, AACSB provides business education intelligence, quality assurance, and professional development services to more than 1,500 member organizations across 91 countries and territories.
Founded in 1916, AACSB Accreditation is the highest standard of quality in business education, with over 760 business schools accredited worldwide. AACSB’s global headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida, USA; its Asia Pacific headquarters is located in Singapore; and its Europe, Middle East, and Africa headquarters is located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education.
For more information, visit www.aacsb.edu.
Association of European Universities (EUA)
EUA is an Association of European Universities that supports and represents higher education institutions in 46 countries. Its members are higher education institutions, Deans’ associations and other organisations with an active role in higher education and research. EUA’s mission is to contribute to the institutional development of universities and to promote and strengthen the European Education Space, with emphasis on the following activities:
- Promoting policies that allow universities and other higher education institutions to meet expectations for their contribution to the development of knowledge in society;
- Transmitting these policies and defending them before the various competent entities to ensure that consideration is given to the opinion of universities;
- Keeping members informed about the initiatives that impact university life;
- Contributing to knowledge and training through projects that involve and benefit its members;
- Strengthening the governance, leadership and management of institutions through a set of activities aimed at reciprocal learning, the exchange of experiences and dissemination of best practices;
- Developing partnerships between Europe and the rest of the world in the area of research and higher education with the aim of strengthening European universities in the global context.
For more information www.eua.be
Association of MBA's (AMBA)
The Executive MBA (EMBA), a post-graduation programme managed by INDEG-IUL, a non-profit institution from ISCTE-IUL that offers executive education in management and economics, is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This international recognition was awarded after its third edition and distinguishes the quality and unique nature of the programme in Portugal.
The Executive MBA is designed for executives with relevant professional drive and experience, wishing to integrate an intense transformation programme, both demanding and challenging, that promote strategic leadership positions and supports a solid career development.
For more information www.mbaworld.com