The Faculty of Economics (FEP) was established in 1953. It has a long and prestigious history in teaching economics and management in Portugal. Its vision is to be recognised as a national and international reference in the fields of Economics and Management in terms of education and scientific research, also contributing to the U.Porto’s objective of standing as one of the top 100 universities in the world by 2020. The mission of FEP is to train current and future generations of economists and managers by producing, transmitting and contributing to the social recognition of the value of knowledge in Economics and Management, thereby helping to build a stronger economy and a better society.
FEP’s faculty is highly qualified, one of the most skilled in the area of Economics and Management in Portugal. FEP offers 2 Bachelors, 15 MSc, 2 PhD programmes, 6 of which are taught entirely in English. When it comes to research, FEP hosts CEF.UP - Economics and Finance Research Centre - which is ranked as “Very Good” by FCT, the Portuguese public scientific research funding council.