From Portugal to the US

The Nova SBE Summer School: Beyond the Atlantic is calling on all those who look at the ocean and wonder what great challenges await on the other side.

The summer school is a month-long program during the warm Portuguese summer, aimed at bachelors' and masters' students from Portugal the United States and the rest of the curious world, that want to work together to challenge European startups to think, envision and plan beyond the Atlantic! 

Nova School of Business & Economics will introduce you to the European Startup context and Portuguese Ecosystem, whilst providing you with practical knowledge of new entrepreneurial skills, that will enable you to build a plan for a Portuguese startup expansion to the Unites States of America.

We have 22 confirmations, and there are only 22 vacancies left.

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Summer School

Program Fee

  • 4-Week Summer School
  • June 3rd - 28th
  • 5 ECTS credits
  • 1 month internship included

Application fee*

Program Fee
600€ (UNL Student)
1000€ (Portuguese Non-UNL Student)
1500€ (International Students)


*Your application will be considered effective after paying the non-refundable application fee. After submitting the application form, we will send you the bank details to proceed with the payment. The Program fee will only be paid after the student is accepted in the program.


Beyond the Atlantic @ Nova SBE includes

Inspiring academic sessions, addressing key topics on Entrepeneurship and International Marketing, featuring national and international faculty.

Group and individual challenges, as well as several activities organized by Nova SBE, Education Network and Continuum Partners International.

Business Internationalization internship and interaction with the hottest startups in Portugal.

Social activities while discovering the amazing Lisbon, elected the best European destination, allowing a deeper knowledge of the Portuguese culture.

Certificate of Participation for all students taking part in the program.

The program will be held entirely in English.

Nova School of Business & Economics

One of the leading Business Schools in Europe

Nova SBE has teamed up with two international partners to bring to you the perfect combination of real-world business exposure, forward-thinking applicable classroom content, and international experience, all while in a social and interactive environment in the coolest city in Europe, overlooking the ocean.

Venture Lab

Venture Lab

Knowledge and entrepreneurship center established to create strong connections among academia, the startup ecosystem and the corporate world. The Venture Lab also works on three different areas: Education, Research, and Acceleration & Incubation.

Education Network

Education Network

Education Network is a Portuguese organization that provides information and support for those interested in the International Mobility Experience in Portugal. Their goal is to make the internationalization process easier to students, promoting personal and professional growth for a successful future. They aim to break the barriers of International Mobility facilitating the procedure for students so they can live up their experience to it’s full, making it as easy, fun & enriching as possible.

Continuum Partners International

Continuum Partners International

Continuum Partners International
is a strategic platform to facilitate all types of business opportunities on a global basis though a bespoke network of businesses, financial institutions and investors worldwide.
Their objective is to generate both current income and long-term capital appreciation through strategic investments. Through their network, they are able to source unique investment opportunities around the world first hand.  Each opportunity has very specific investment criteria which means they evaluate and curate each opportunity in a different way.  They then formulate a very targeted and meaningful  investment strategy and link these opportunities with the right investors or business partners. They also make every investment opportunity our own.

Top worldwide rankings

Top worldwide rankings

Financial Times
- 30th International Masters in Management Worldwide
- 21st International Masters in Finance Worldwide
- 30th Business School in Europe
- Top 50 Executive Education Worldwide
- 22nd Lisbon MBA in Europe

- 5 Palms/Universal Business School
- 3rd Master's in Economics in Europe

Triple Crown Accreditations

Triple Crown Accreditations

Our commitment allowed us to gain the most exclusive international accreditations. EQUIS, AMBA, AACSB.

Only 70 Business Schools in the World have all three accreditations.



We were chosen to join organizations of leading international business schools. CEMS, GBSN, PIM, PRME.


100% placement

within six months after graduation.

Why Carcavelos and Portugal

Why Carcavelos and Portugal

  • Set between Lisbon and Cascais, among the safest cities in Europe
  • Best European Destination - 2nd place in 2015
  • 3rd most peaceful and safe country in the world
  • 7th most welcoming country in the world
  • 70 % sunny days a year, coastal lifestyle

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