Iscte – University Institute of Lisbon was founded in 1972 as one of Portugal’s first modern public universities. Since its establishment, the university has expanded its disciplinary reach into 4 schools: Iscte Business School, the School of Sociology and Public Policy, the School of Technology and Architecture, and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities that group 16 departments.
On-campus, students find not only a robust intellectual tradition, with mentorship from teaching staff involved in cutting-edge research, but also a vibrant, multicultural environment. Of the approximately 10 000 students enrolled in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, nearly 20% are international, coming from 80 different countries.
Furthermore, the university is actively engaged in collaborative projects, networks, and partnerships around the world, including a range of educational, training, and research programs supported by the European Union. Through its commitment to internationalization, innovative research, and education aligned with professional standards, Iscte prepares its students for competitive careers and thoughtful lives in the 21st century.
Iscte is a research-oriented university running annually more than 200 scientific projects and publishing more than 1400 papers internationally. Its research structure is multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary and is organized around 8 research units (RU) and 6 laboratories. RUs have high quality by international standards, with significant contributions in their research areas. Iscte’s participation in the RESETTING project is the result of the collaboration of 2 of its RUs: Information Sciences, Technologies and Architecture (ISTAR) and the Business Research Unit (BRU).
Relaunching European smart and SustainablE Tourism models Through digitalization and INnovative technoloGies (RESETTING)