Through the creation of new courses and using the most effective teaching methods, ISEG has always aimed to maintain its position at the forefront of Portuguese universities in Economics & Management. ISEG has continued to play a dynamic role in contributing to scientific knowledge in its areas of specialization and in applying the knowledge in a wider social context.
The Surrounding Area
ISEG is a part of the University of Lisbon in Lisbon, the capitol of Portugal. Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in the world, is located on the Atlantic coast of Europe. The sun shines for 290 days a year in Lisbon, and the temperature rarely drops below 60° F in this beautiful and vibrant city.The city celebrates old customs and ancient history with cultural entertainment and hi-tech innovation.
There is never a dull moment for students at ISEG. Students can choose to participate in volunteer opportunities in the city during their time there, while also enjoying music, theater, and movies in Lisbon. Be sure to try the Pasteis de Belém (Portuguese Egg Custard Tart) while you're there!
- Degree-seeking student
- At least Sophomore standing at time of participation
- Good judicial standing
- 2.5+ GPA at time of application
- Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation
Students accepted into the UNC Wilmington exchange/study abroad program with ISEG will receive credit toward their degree requirements for most majors. Areas of study available include economics and management.
Students can find accommodation in private student's residences, studios, rooms at a family home or shared flats in central Lisbon. There is no on-campus accommodation available through the university.
Academic Year Dates
Mid-September to Early July
Spring Semester Dates
Mid-February to Early July
This program is available as an Exchange or as a Study Abroad:
- Exchange - This means you pay your regular tuition and fees to UNCW, and your room and board costs abroad.
- Study Abroad - This means you pay your tuition, fees, room and board abroad.
With each option, there will be additional costs for international airfare, passport, visa, health insurance, and local transportation. Please meet with an advisor at the Office of International Programs to discuss which option is best for you.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding.
UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at www.uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html.