Registered participants will receive specific joining instructions two weeks before the conference. In the meantime, we hope you find the following, more general, ECMLG Practical Information helpful.
Campo Grande, 376 (main entrance)
1749-024 Lisbon, Portugal
Lusófona university is the largest private university in Portugal. The entity that is legally responsible for managing and developing the university is COFAC - Cooperativa de Formação e Animação Cultural, a not-for-profit educational entity, located in Lisbon, Portugal, which is currently the largest not-for-profit educational organisation not funded by the state in the country.
The University campuses, now called Lisbon University Centre and Porto University Centre, are located at the heart of the two cities, locations that are strategically connected to the whole transportation network.
Lusófona University advocates equal opportunities, and at present has a body of more than 16,900 students and 1.671 teaching staff, articulated in the 15 Faculties, Schools and Institutes which constitute the main institutional unit.
Currently, Lusófona University offers 65 Bachelor programmes, 70 Masters, 4 Integrated Masters, 8 “Erasmus Mundus” International Masters, 2 Professional Masters and one in EAD, 13 PhD programmes and a wide range of postgraduation, specialised training and micro-credential courses.
All the University’s courses are accredited by A3ES, the entity responsible for assessing and accrediting higher education in Portugal. From its assets, it is important to highlight its strong international nature, quite evident in the fact that the university leads one of the new “European Universities”, namely, Filmeu - European University for Film and Media Arts, and actively participates in dozens of research projects within the scope of, among others, the European programmes Horizon and E+. Furthermore, it welcomes more than 1,700 international students of 84 nationalities who are currently attending its courses.
Perched on seven hills overlooking the River Tagus, Lisbon is an enchanting city that combines historic charm with a vibrant modern spirit. Its cobbled streets and pastel-coloured buildings exude an irresistible allure, inviting visitors to explore its rich cultural tapestry. From the iconic São Jorge Castle, perched on a hill and offering panoramic views of the city, to the Jerónimos Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its intricate Manueline architecture, Lisbon is a treasure trove of architectural wonders.
Venture into the heart of Alfama, the city's oldest district, where narrow, winding streets lead to charming squares and hidden gems. Explore the labyrinthine streets decorated with traditional azulejo tiles and soak up the lively atmosphere of the local cafes and restaurants. In the Baixa district, stroll along the wide, tree-lined Av. da Liberdade, lined with upmarket shops and elegant cafes. Admire the Praça do Comércio, the city's main square, and the nearby São Francisco Church, famous for its gilded interior.
Lisbon is a city that pulsates with life, offering a vibrant nightlife scene and a wealth of cultural attractions. From the lively Fado music venues that echo with the melancholic melodies of Portugal's traditional music, to the vibrant street art that adorns the city walls, Lisbon never ceases to amaze and inspire. Embark on a culinary adventure and sample the city's fresh seafood, delicious pastries and renowned wines. With its captivating blend of history, culture and modern energy, Lisbon is a city that will captivate your senses and leave you with unforgettable memories.
Visit the official city website for more information: https://www.visitlisboa.com/en
Getting to ECMLG
Lisbon Portela Airport (LIS) is the main international airport serving Lisbon. From the airport, you can take the Aerobus bus to Campo Grande, which is the nearest metro station to Universidade Lusófona. The journey takes about 30 minutes and costs €4.00. Alternatively, you can take the metro directly from the airport to Campo Grande, which takes about 20 minutes and costs €1.85.
Suggested local hotels can be seen in the table below. The main conference hotel will be highlighted in green.
This is usually the most convenient to the conference venue and is usually where pre-conference drinks are held.
The Conference dinner will be confirmed soon.
If there is transport need it will be from the Conference hotel. Your registration fee includes a place for you at the Conference dinner. You are welcome to bring a guest at the cost of £60. Please see the registration page to book a guest or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Key locations for the 20th European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance - ECMLG 2024 are shown on this google map:
There is an option to present your work virtually. Virtual presentations will take place on Zoom, details of the virtual room links will be sent close to the conference date. There will be a check-in session to test your zoom connection prior to the conference. Virtual Participants will have access to the keynotes and all of the virtual presentations.