The Faculty of Law of Universidade de Lisboa (FDUL) and ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics and Management have created a new Masters in Law & Management, in response to market demand for professionals who are capable of addressing problems from an interdisciplinary perspective which combines Law and Management.
This programme provides law graduates with an excellent scientific education and the necessary tools to understand the needs, risks, and challenges of their clients, from a perspective of both law and management. Students thus gain a holistic and client-centred approach, as demanded by clients such as law firms, companies, and other institutions. The Masters also provides graduates in Management, Economics, and Finance with the ability to understand and manage the risks and legal challenges associated with their professional and business projects.
“The Masters in Law & Management is an interdisciplinary education which is designed to provide an understanding and deepening of the areas of Law and Management that are related, enabling both lawyers and managers to acquire skills for the exercise of high-level functions in the business world, public entities, or international bodies. This degree offer is capable of providing a differentiated level of qualification which can only be obtained through harnessing the synergy between the two schools of reference of Universidade de Lisboa: FDUL and ISEG,” explains Paula Vaz Freire, the Director of FDUL.
Additionally, Clara Raposo, the Dean of ISEG refers: “The new Masters in Law & Management materialises the potential for creating value at the intersection of the best that we to offer in two areas of knowledge of Universidade de Lisboa: Law and Management. It is with great expectation and commitment that ISEG joins the Faculty of Law in this way to generate new profiles of professionals who will be better adapted for the more demanding future.
The students selected for this Masters will learn, in a structured way, to relate with the major topics that represent the dividing limit between Management and Law, based not only on a solid theoretical basis, but also with a clear focus on their applicability to concrete and current situations.
Our graduates join the other alumni of DFUL and ISEG, where they will be among the company of most notable Portuguese leaders, both in the public sphere and in the private sector. We are waiting for you at both the emblematic Faculty of Law in Cidade Universitária and the beautiful campus of ISEG, which is situated between the Parliament building and the Tagus River, for a unique educational experience as professionals and citizens of the future.”
The Masters in Law & Management it is an innovative, intensive, and demanding Masters degree, that is usually taught in English and which challenges students to develop new skills based on case studies in order to meet companies current needs.
The programme counts with the scientific coordination of Paulo de Sousa Mendes and José Azevedo Pereira and the executive coordination of José Ferreira Gomes and Pedro Rino Vieira. The Masters will start in the first semester of the 2021/2022 academic year and the application period will be opened on the 15th of May.
For further information, visit the program website http://www.lawandmanagement.pt.