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Master in Applied Econometrics and Forecasting

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management
Program overview
2 years
Master's degree
Start dates
6,400 EUR
September 2021

6,400 EUR
September 2022

6,400 EUR
September 2023

Program description


ISEG Lisbon is taking all measures with health and safety of our community as a top priority. Since March we're operating 100% online, engaging virtually and using online tools for learning and evaluation. ISEG Lisbon is fully committed to ensure safety of our candidates for next intake, and we're preparing everything to welcome you all in September.

Master in Applied Econometrics and Forecasting

The Masters aims to educate specialised staff of financial institutions, companies, and other public and private organisations that use the analysis and processing of data as a support for decision-making, as well as university professors and researchers.

To this end, it aims to develop the ability to integrate theoretical and empirical knowledge critically and creatively, and to familiarise students with various IT programmes for quantitative analysis.

Why Master in Applied Econometrics and Forecasting @ISEG Lisbon?

  • A Master's degree with unique characteristics in Portugal, the only one where the core area is Econometrics.
  • ISEG pioneered the teaching of Econometrics, over 50 years ago, thus has a long tradition in teaching this subject.
  • The vast majority of ISEG’s faculty has carried out internationally-recognized research with publications in the most highly ranked Econometrics and Statistics journals.
  • The Masters in Applied Econometrics and Forecasting develops skills to integrate theoretical and empirical knowledge critically and creatively, and to familiarize students with various IT programs for quantitative analysis.
  • Designed for specialized staff of financial institutions, companies, and other public and private organizations that use the analysis and processing of data as a support for decision-making.
  • The Winner of the Bank of Portugal Prize for Best Dissertation using Portuguese data (for years 2017 and 2018) is a graduate from the Masters in Applied Econometrics and Forecasting.

Admission requirements

The Masters of Applied Econometrics and Forecasting is designed for those intending to complete, consolidate, update, and strengthen their 1st Cycle education in the areas of Statistics, Econometrics, Time Series, and Forecasting.

The Masters is aimed, above all, for those who intend to get close to the boundary of knowledge. The Postgraduate course is designed for technical personnel who need to keep up-to-date, and also for recent graduates looking for a technical expertise.

Applications are considered from eligible graduates in Economics, Engineering, Statistics, Finance, Management, Mathematics, or MAEG. Applications from other Bachelors graduates will be duly considered by the Scientific and Pedagogical Board.

This is a professional Masters by nature, conferring a professional expertise which can culminate with an internship in a company. It is also designed for those who wish to enhance their prospects of an academic and/or research career.  

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Program content

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Econometrics
  • Time Series
  • Statistical Inference
  • Free Option I* (*A course from other Masters programmes)

Semester 2

  • Macroeconometrics I
  • Microeconometrics I
  • Financial Time Series 
  • Free Option II ** (**Spatial Econometrics or another course approved in advance by the program directors)

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Macroeconometrics II
    Microeconometrics II
    Free Option III *** (***Big Data or another course approved in advance by the program directors)
  • Master's Final Work - MFW
    • Dissertation
    • Project
    • Internship

Semester 2

  • Master's Final Work - MFW
    • Dissertation
    • Project
    • Internship

Tuition fees

  • EU students: €5100 
  • International (non-EU) students: €6400 

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ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management

Rua do Quelhas, n.º 6
1200-781 Lisbon

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