Course Details | Católica Porto Business School


The MBA Atlântico’s students experience an immersion in the programme through a three-month residency in each Portuguese-speaking country – Portugal, Angola and Brazil – which gives them first-hand knowledge of their social and economic realities.

Programme Outline

The MBA Atlântico starts at Porto. The second trimester happens in Luanda, followed by the third trimester in Rio de Janeiro.

At the end of the programme, all the students present their Project - Business Plan in Rio de Janeiro, where the graduation cerimony will take place.



700h divided in three semesters, in wich 504h are courses


January to November 2017


Full time

Pedro Assis

Pedro Assis

MBA Atlântico, Fifth Edition

One year ago, I decided to apply for MBA Atlântico and I am sure that I made the right choice. This distinctive and unique programme changed my life and allowed me to grow professionally and as a human being. Today I can say that my homeland is my language!

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Jean-Frédéric Voumard

Jean-Frédéric Voumard

MBA Atlântico, Fifth Edition

My career ambitions in a global and highly competitive world were a driver for selecting MBA Atlântico. The fact that it was taught in Portuguese in three different continents and covered several areas turned out to be an excellent complement to my undergraduate degree, since it enhanced my analytical skills in decision-making and enabled me to expand my network of contacts.

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Selection of Applicants

Final assessment and the granting of scholarships will be in keeping with the weighting of the elements outlined below:
1. Academic records - 25%;
2. Personal interview - 25%;
3. Mark obtained in the entrance examination - 50%.

The entrance examination lasts two hours and comprises two components:

1. Quantitative component, lasting one hour, composed of a series of multiple choice questions (similar to GMAT but in Portuguese), counting 50% towards the examination’s final mark;
2. A written essay, lasting one hour, on a topic related to economic diplomacy in the context of business internationalization in Portuguese-speaking countries, counting 50% towards the examination’s final mark.


A merit-based scholarship scheme is available to all applicants. Merit-based scholarships can correspond to a 100%, 75% or 25% financing of the programme and will be granted in keeping with the assessment of the applications submitted and taking into account the several elements in the selection process (see selection process).


You can make your online application here.

You can also deliver your application personally at the administrative offices of the school or mail to:

Católica Porto Business School
Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
4169-005 Porto

Elements for Application:

  • Duly completed application form;
  • Detailed CV;
  • An updated photograph;
  • Identification Document photocopy / Taxpayer Card;



20 000€ + VAT


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