Our mission is to reduce social and cultural inequalities through music.
Our vision is a fairer society where culture is accessible to everyone, regardless of their geographic location.
OSF supports young musicians’ talent in inland Portugal and Spain. We do this by fighting the abandonment of music teaching and rewarding academic excellence through concerts, music education, and grant giving.
We also exist to spread access to culture, and for this we work across dozens of localities in the countryside, offering free concerts, open rehearsals, and pedagogy & introduction to music for local people.
We champion values of cooperation and international integration, combining Portuguese and Spanish musicians side by side.
Former Faculty at Nova SBE | Miguel works at Ambition Institute in the UK and is a Director of Orquestra Sem Fronteiras in Portugal and Spain.Website
Ana Balcão Reis, scientific director of Nova SBE Economics for Education Knowledge Center, was in Fronteiras XXI program (RTP/Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos) to express her views on the young people born in the 1980s, who were caught by two economic crisis.Learn more
The educational institutions aim to define specific strategic plans and interventions that intend to promote success and prevent failure, requiring the necessary information to identify the students in need of these types of interventions.Learn more
Diogo Mendes recently graduated from the Nova SBE PhD program in Economics and Finance (here). Diogo has been working on several projects and research aiming at supporting developing countries — SDG goal 8 and 17. Since August 2020 he works at the Stockholm School of Economics as an Assistant Professor of Finance.Learn more