The Lisbon MBA Católica|Nova was ranked 34th in Quacquarelli Symonds Global MBA Rankings 2023 for the second year in a row, with a combined score of 53.9.

The Lisbon MBA Católica|Nova is a joint-venture between Nova School of Business and Economics and Católica Lisboa School of Business and Economics. It is provided in collaboration with MIT Sloan School of Management, and the only MBA in Europe that offers an immersion program at the latter school.

Another Portuguese school, Porto Business School, reached 71st place.

The QS Global MBA Rankings 2023 evaluated 300 MBA programs from 47 countries, based on information collected from educational institutions and also from employers, namely the reputation of recruiters. The performance of MBA programs is calculated based on groups of indicators and a weighting, for which factors such as employability, return on investment, entrepreneurship and alumni evolution, leadership and diversity are evaluated.