The Lisbon Experience

The Lisbon Experience:
Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation

International Summer Program

2–11 July 2018 | Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to the Nova way
of living, studying, and growing.

Located in the center of Portugal, Lisbon provides easy access to the 800 km of coastline that attracts not only tourists, but also entrepreneurs, innovators, artists, and changemakers.

Lisbon is currently a true global entrepreneurship hub where technology, innovation, creativity, sustainability, and leadership come together.

Lisbon is the place to be if you want to take advantage of a truly unique ecosystem.

Lisbon facts & figures

Rich history, and European heritage

Unique cultural, artistic, and dinning experiences

Diverse, and welcoming community

Trendy, creative, and cosmopolitan vibe

Home to thousands of start-ups and businesses, and flourishing with social innovators

240 days of sunshine yearly

Voted Best City Break Destination in 2017 by the World Travel Awards

The Lisbon Experience:
Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation 5 ECTS

The summer school The Lisbon Experience: Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation aims to be an immersion exercise in which students will be able to experience the academic excellence of our faculty and the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Lisbon. We aim to challenge you intellectually and help you chart the course in your future academic and career choices.

The Nova SBE Masters in Management has two Majors that are ranked in Eduniversal: Major in Social Enterprise, 5th in Europe, and Major in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 12th in Europe.

In a fast-paced world, we want to empower our students to create an impact through Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation. Our mission is to build a community that is dedicated to the development of talent and knowledge that impacts the world. This program is part of that mission and you can be part of it!

The Program

During 10 intensive days, the summer school The Lisbon Experience: Entrepreneurship & Social Innovation offers a mix of master classes, field trips and workshops around three themes: entrepreneurship, social innovation, and responsible leadership.

by the end of the summer school you will be able to:

• Understand the entrepreneurial process, based on real-life cases;
• Apply innovation methods to address present social challenges;
• Realize your own leadership potential as an entrepreneur;
• Understand the specific entrepreneurial ecosystem of Lisbon;
• Make sound choices about your future education and career choices.

Must Knows

Tuition Fees

950€, which includes academic program, social, cultural, and sports activities scheduled in the program.

850€, for students from Nova SBE Partner Universities.

Accommodation is not included.

Early bird registrations until April 1st will be granted a discount of 10%.

A non-refundable application fee of 50€ will be charged.

Optional Portuguese language classes will be charged an additional €100.


Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus de Campolide 1099-032, Lisboa Portugal


Nova SBE has accommodation available for students at the Alfredo de Sousa Residence which is inside the Campolide Campus, in Lisbon.