ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, abbreviated ISCTE-IUL (in Portuguese ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa), is a Portuguese public university institute, located in the centre of Lisbon in the University City campus. ISCTE-IUL was established in Lisbon in 1972 as ISCTE using the faculty and facilities of the Instituto de Estudos Sociais (Institute of Social Studies, founded in 1963) as a first step towards a new and innovative public university in Lisbon. Its present designation dates from 2009. ISCTE-IUL comprises about 7,500 students at both undergraduate and graduate levels and close to 400 professors. The ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon confers all levels of academic degrees in Anthropology, Sociology, History, Social psychology, Political Science, Planning, Architecture, Economics, Finance, Business administration and Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Computer Science, Telecommunications Engineering, Industrial Engineering, amongst many other post-graduate programs.