The Lisbon MBA has a rolling admissions process. In practical terms, this means that applications are received throughout the year and our Admissions Team closely reviews each application.

The admission process has the following steps:

MBA Admissions Process - The Lisbon MBA

High potential candidates are invited for interviews approximately 2 weeks after submitting their applications.

The Lisbon MBA Admissions Committee decisions are communicated within 1 week after the personal interview.


Step-by-Step: What is Required to Submit Your MBA Application

Completing The Lisbon MBA International Full-Time application will require time and effort on your part. Plan ahead to make sure your application is are complete by the deadline.


1. Online Application Form:

Candidates must fill out the online form, including three written essays and one video essay.


2. Updated CV in English:

Whatever the template you use, please be aware that your CV shouldn’t have more than 2 pages.


3. Two References:

Candidates must provide contact information of two different people who know them well in a professional context, preferably line managers or customers and suppliers (avoid asking family members or friends).
The reference request process will be done through the online application form. After filling in the referees’ data, applicants need to click on the “send reference request” button and the referees will receive an e-mail with a link to a brief survey.
Be aware that you won’t be able to submit your application without the referees’ answers.
 Please do not submit letters of recommendation separately, as they will not be considered.


4. University Transcripts:

The official transcripts issued by the academic institution where you received your bachelor’s degree must be uploaded in the online application form and should mention the degree awarded, the average score and the course conclusion date, as well as be duly signed and stamped.


5. GMAT or GRE :

Candidates must take one of these Admission tests and upload the score report on our application form. For additional information, please check our requirements.


6. English Proficiency Proof:

All candidates must prove they have English Proficiency. Check here the list of tests we accept.


7. Application fee

An application fee of 90€ (180€ on the 2nd round) is required in order to submit your application and should be paid via Paypal.

If for some reason you’re not able to pay via Paypal, you can do it via wire transfer to:
Beneficiary Name: Associação The Lisbon MBA Católica|Nova
Beneficiary Address: Campus de Campolide, 1099-032  Lisboa, Portugal
NIB: 0035 0841 00000515930 63
International Bank Account Number: PT50003508410000051593063
Bank Name: CGD – Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Bank Address: Rua Dom Francisco Manuel de Melo 15, 1070-085 Lisboa

The proof of transfer must be sent by e-mail to


For further information contact our Admissions Team at








If you wish to learn more, check this video to learn more about the admissions process and what we are looking for in a candidate for The Lisbon MBA.