Under the terms of the protocol signed in 2021 between ULisboa and Shanghai University (SHU) for the creation of the ULisboa School, the main management structure is the Joint Management Committee, which includes representatives from both universities.
The ULisboa School is headed by a Dean, appointed by SHU, with one Deputy Dean appointed by ULisboa. The bachelor's and master's programmes have a coordination structure that includes representatives from ULisboa and SHU.
The ULisboa School is based at SHU's Baoshan Campus in Shanghai, where classes are held. Both bachelor's and master's students must attend a period of classes in Lisbon.