The International Master’s in Finance (IMF) is directed to Bachelor students who want to have an international career after their master’s program and ambition a fast career progression in the financial area.
It is a highly selective 3- Semester Master’s Program that provides students with the tools, concepts, and training to succeed in an international context:
- In Year 1 (first and second semester), students follow the Master’s in Finance Curriculum and benefit from an exclusive and personalized support from a dedicated Nova SBE Career team to prepare their career abroad. Exclusive language Courses in Portuguese and Spanish are also offered.
- In Year 2 (third Semester), students complete their Master’s Thesis by developing a consulting group project (Field Lab) with an international scope.
The International Master’s in Finance (IMF) includes a compulsory internationalization requirement that can be completed either through an international internship* or through a study abroad experience during the Master's program**.
*International Internship: 10-week international internship outside of Portugal & outside country of origin. To be completed after end of Bachelor until end of Master. Students may carry out their 10-week internship as follows: 8 weeks at company + 2 weeks off for production of report or through accumulation of 2 or more 4-week international internships.
** Study abroad experience can be completed through the following options: CEMS MIM Exchange Semester (for students simultaneously enrolled in the CEMS MIM Program); Partner School Master’s (for students simultaneously enrolled in one of the Double Degree Programs); Exchange Semester, during the IMF program, outside Portugal and outside the country where the Bachelor’s degree was obtained.