Founded in 1953, the University of Porto School of Economics and Business (FEP — Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto) awards academic degrees in fields of economics and business. FEP is renowned for its high educational standards and scientific research, and for the academic merit, wide practical experience and teaching ability of its faculty.
Currently FEP has more than three thousand students enrolled in 20 programmes of Economics and Business, more than two hundred of which are foreign students. The school offers 2 undergraduate degrees in Economics and Business Administration, 16 MSc degrees and 2 PhD courses in Economics, Business and Management Studies. FEP has two Research Centres classified as “Very Good” by FCT, the National Foundation for Science and Technology. Its scientific production contributes to the University of Porto being in the top 200 European Universities in International Academic Rankings and being also recognised as the most prestigious teaching and research institution in the country, producing 22,5% of the scientific articles produced in Portugal.
A highly qualified faculty, 77% of whom hold a PhD, good facilities and equipment, plus good relations with the business world are the basis for the first-rate training that FEP provides its students, which is fully recognized and appreciated in today’s business and labour marketplace.