Université Paris-Saclay

In a radically changing international environment, Université Paris-Saclay is a French world-class research university located between Paris and Versailles, an area known for science and innovation.

HEC Paris, founding member of Université Paris-Saclay

Université Paris-Saclay brings together universities, grandes écoles and research organizations in a unique model: members retain their identity and resources and agree to coordinate their work and pool certain resources in projects that are defined and implemented jointly.
Université Paris-Saclay benefits from support from the French State for the development of traffic and transport infrastructure, academic and commercial real estate projects, as well as accommodation, catering, leisure and other services for students and staff.  
More information on the Université Paris-Saclay website

Joint PhDs

Since the start of the 2015-2016 academic year, doctoral programs have been organized in a single doctoral college, bringing together the 20 doctoral schools in Université Paris-Saclay, of which HEC Paris is a founder member. Each of these doctoral schools comprises a number of research teams, providing future PhDs with high level scientific input and preparation for entering the job market.

Thinking about studying for a PhD?
Understanding the process
Applying for a PhD
Defending a thesis
Upcoming doctoral examinations

HEC Paris PhD website

Joint Master’s programs

Since the start of the 2015-2016 academic year, HEC Paris has been providing Master’s level programs, organized jointly within Université Paris-Saclay. There are 48 tagged Master’s programs and their aim is to provide students with international level teaching.
Thanks to synergies achieved with resources and its partners’ reputation, the aim of HEC Paris is to enable students to enter the job market and apply their knowledge in a variety of scientific and business sectors, including laboratories in both universities and the business sector or in specific professions (teaching, legal professions, care sector, services sector etc).
Details of the joint Master’s programs 
Application portal

Student entrepreneurship

HEC Paris is a founder member of Université Paris-Saclay and in that capacity belongs to PEIPS, an ecosystem of 12 founding higher education institutions, 4 associated higher education institutions and 18 business organizations, providing comprehensive support to ensure that entrepreneurship and innovation are embedded in student life.
The PEIPS ecosystem is one of 29 PEPITE (French acronym for Student Center for Innovation, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship) endorsed by the Ministries of Higher Education and Research and of Economic Regeneration and the Caisse des Dépôts in March 2014.
If you are student with a business plan, you can join our PEIPS program or other support programs.