Major donation from the entrepreneur and philanthropist Ming C. Hsu

We are proud to announce a major donation from the entrepreneur and philanthropist Ming Chu Hsu who donated two million euros to support the ambitions project of the Nova School of Business and Economics.

Ming Chu Hsu is an established entrepreneur in real estate and luxury goods who has founded several major companies, and with a clear philanthropic passion: 

“I'm always looking for projects with impact and Nova SBE is definitely one of those. The new campus, a step into the future, will enable a new learning approach in a school more and more engaged with the corporate world and society. Nova SBE is already an internationally recognized talent hub and the new campus will drive the school to the top of the European league.”



Don't miss our first Surf Contest


surf contest


We are proud to announce the first Nova SBE Surf Contest alumni vs students, powered by SEAT, on April 29 at Carcavelos beach, just across the street from Nova SBE future campus.

We will have several activities during the day for non-surfers, including a beach market, sunset party and a chill area powered by SEAT just for you. Bring your family and friends!

Join the event as an athlete (surf or bodyboard) or just enroll to enjoy the day:


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Share this event and looking forward to see you there!

Mario Rueda, MSc in Management '09, an entrepreneur accepting challenges

The Polar Bear Pitching is a pitching competition, which gathers startups from around the world to Oulu, an innovative city in Northern Finland. The entrepreneurs have to give their pitches while standing waist deep in ice cold water on a stage carved in the frozen Baltic Sea.

Our alumnus Mario Rueda, MSc in Management '09, is one of the founders of the project Book a Street Artist and accepted the freezing challenge of pitching in an ice pool to create awareness for the project.


Sofia Pitta, BSc Economics '08, an enterprising woman

Sofia Pitta, Nova SBE alumna (BSc Economics ‘08) and co-founder of Misk,talks about what it is like to be an enterprising woman and how she left a "stable job" in London to launch a social network for lovers of good food and drink in Portugal. (original content in Portuguese)

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Nova SBE Alumni are sharing their stories

The largest meeting of students of Economics and Management in Portugal (ENEEG) is taking place at Nova SBE from 2nd to 5th of March. With more than 20 speakers and conferences, the initiative challenged Nova SBE Alumni to debate topics as entrepreneurship, international careers and globalization.