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Master's degree applications

Applications for Master's degrees are made exclusively online through the ISEG website, 

The application fee is 50 euros per course.

School Year Calendar 2024/2025

Application Calendar 2024/2025:

1st phase December 4th to January 31stuntil February 13th10 days in a row after
approval of candidacy   
2nd phaseFebruary 1st to
April 1st
until April 12th10 days in a row after
approval of candidacy   
3rd phaseApril 2nd to
May 15th
 until May 28th10 days in a row after
approval of candidacy   

* Applications that have not been accepted or rejected may be carried forward to the next stage, subject to the number of vacancies stipulated by the respective coordinator for each stage and provided they meet the required conditions. 

A 4th (final) phase is open for some Master's degrees with places still available:

Master in Accounting
Master in Applied Econometrics and Forecasting
Master in Data Analytics for Business
Mestrado em Desenvolvimento e Cooperação Internacional
Mestrado em Economia e Políticas Públicas

4th phase 1st to 20th Juneuntil 28th June10 days in a row after
approval of candidacy   

International applications:

International students (from outside Europe) are not recommended to apply in the 3rd phase due to the time it takes to obtain a visa.

Brazilian applicants must have their documents notarized (in Brazil) so that the Hague Apostille can be placed on them, see information here.

The originals of international diplomas must be presented to the academic services as soon as they arrive in Portugal and no later than 15/10/2024.

In cases where the visa is granted after the start of classes, the tuition fee for the first year must be paid in full. If you cancel your enrolment, article 10 of the master's degree tuition fee regulations

Documentation to be submitted at the time of application:

  • Photo;
  • Identification document (Citizen Card/Passport);
  • Graduation certificate with final average and transcript of course units;


  • If you have not yet completed your degree during the application period, you must submit an official transcript showing all the courses you have completed and, if possible, your final average so far.
    • If you are a student at ISEG, you can download the document from the Fenix portal using the following steps:
    • Fenix Login " Staff " Services " Applications " Create " Application Type: Select "Fenix Student Curriculum "
  • Motivation letter (no more than one page, stating why you are interested in applying for a master's degree at ISEG, your strengths, your areas of interest and your expectations);
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Certificate of knowledge of English or Portuguese (Minimum level: B2 1,TOEFL 70, IELTS 6.5 ) for applicants to courses taught in English or Portuguese (except national, Palop and Brazilian applicants). *

1 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - Self-assessment grid

* This document is not compulsory, but it is the applicant's responsibility to have a minimum knowledge of the language in which the course is taught (minimum level B2), except for the master's degree in International Development and Cooperation, which should be seen in the selection criteria.

Important note: 

Graduating students must complete their degree by the end of September (of the academic year in which they are applying).

If you are accepted onto the Master's program, you will have until October 15th to send in your certificate of completion with your final average, failing which your registration will be annulled. 

Application validation: 

In order for your application to be validated and for it to be considered by the Masters Coordination, you must:

  • Pay the application fee (50 euros for each Master's degree you are applying for)
  • Correctly submit all the documents requested in the point above.

For more information, you can also consult the brochures, the important deadlines, the timetables, who it is aimed at, the objectives, the regulations for master's degrees and tuition fees, the school calendar and other important information on the ISEG.

Candidate Selection Criteria:

According to article 1.3 of our regulations, regarding the criteria for selecting candidates "It is the responsibility of the scientific and pedagogical committee of each master's degree (defined in article 9) to give a favorable opinion on the admission of candidates for the vacancies set, taking into account their curriculum, particularly with regard to their access qualifications and respective classifications, and any interviews or special tests. b) The proposal for the admission of candidates for each master's degree is subject to approval by the president of the scientific council."


  1. Payment of the first installment (700.00€ for students within the EU and 1400.00€* for students outside the EU) is made at the registration (deductible from the total amount of the 1st Year). This payment guarantees occupancy of the place and must be paid in full by the deadline.
  2. Registration implies payment of the first installment by the deadline stipulated for this purpose.
  3. Withdrawal from registration does not exempt you from the payment referred to in the previous point, unless communicated by the deadline for payment.
  4. The tuition fees should be consulted beforehand. 

Submit your application here