Bachelor in Economics

The program

First-Degree in Economics

The undergraduate first-degree program in Economics is structured in semesters. For each course attended and successfully completed, students are awarded a number of ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).

In order to complete the undergraduate in Economics, it is mandatory to enroll in at least six academic semesters and successfully achieve between 180 and 195 ECTS credits.

During the first year, you can choose to take all classes in English or Portuguese, or you can choose to take Mathematics classes in Portuguese and the remaining courses in English. English will be the language of instruction during the second and third year’s courses.

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Calculus I
  • Linear Algebra
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Calculus II
  • Data Analysis and Probability
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Statistics for  Economics and Management
  • Finance
  • Law in Economics and Business
  • Communication, Leadership and Ethics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Global Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Global Economics I
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Microeconomics
  • Global Economics II
  • Seminar in European Economics
  • Three Electives
  • Introduction to Modern and Contemporary History
  • Managing Impactful Projects
  • Modeling and Optimization
  • Macroeconomic Policy
  • Public Economics
  • Economic History
  • European Law
  • Development Economics
  • Introduction to Programming
FALL Enrolment for Compliant Students 26th-29th June
FALL Enrolment for Non – Compliant Students 9th-12th July
Add/Drop Period (S1) Compliant Students 30th-31st July
Add/Drop Period (S1) all Students 1st-3rd August
First year, first phase enrolment 10 September*
Welcome & Induction – 1st Year 10th, 11th-12th September
First year, second phase enrolment 27th September
Compensation classes (second phase students) 28th-29th September

*This day also includes integration activities.

1st year

FALL - Regular Classes 13th September – 7th December
SPRING - Regular Classes 4th February – 8th May


2nd & 3rd year

FALL - Regular Classes 3rd September – 30th November
SPRING - Regular Classes 4th February – 8th May