The Centre for Business and Economics Research was created to aggregate the research activity in these disciplines performed by researchers, faculty and students from the University of Coimbra, welcoming also researchers and faculty from other institutions.

Since 2016, CeBER pursues the advancement and dissemination of scientific knowledge, supporting the research activity of post-graduate students, and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration among its members, as well as collaboration with other research institutions. Currently, the research activity of CeBER is strategically oriented towards Organizational innovation and development, Institutions and policies for sustainable development, and Health decisions and policy.

CeBER is recognized and funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., with national funding through projects UIDB/05037/2020 and UIDP/05037/2020.