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We look forward to welcoming a new generation of leaders to our innovative and intensive Summer Programs.

Two offerings are proposed:

  • The Summer School for university-level students or recent graduates who are eager for an academic challenge in one of 11 domains of expertise.
  • The Youth Leadership Initiative for high school students who are seeking to develop their leadership skills and mindset.

HEC Paris Summer School in a Nutshell

If you are a university-level student or recent graduate (from any discipline) seeking an academic challenge and multi-cultural learning experience, the HEC Paris Summer School experience is for you. At the HEC Paris Summer School, we will sharpen your mind, develop your analytical and decision-making skills, and help you grasp complex challenges and strategic opportunities in today’s global economy.

(1) If you are admitted in the 3 intakes.
(2) All students are encouraged to consult their home institution to validate credit transfer.

Multicultural Learning & Networking

As a summer school student in one, two or three of our intensive two-week program(s), you will have the chance to build relationships with students from around the globe. “Summer at HEC Paris” mirrors the diversity that is common to HEC Paris programs. 2018 Summer Programs welcomed students of 62 nationalities.

An Exciting Academic Challenge

At the HEC Paris Summer School, not only will you build relationships with top students from around the world, but you will also interact and learn from highly-esteemed HEC Paris faculty. Each intensive summer program includes individual study, case study preparation and challenging team project work. The HEC Paris Summer School offers students the 'best of' what HEC Paris proposes during the traditional academic year.

Real World Exposure

The summer school experience combines classroom learning with real world projects. In addition to group work on real life case studies, conferences showcasing outside experts will enrich the learning experience and offer you the occasion to interact with leading professionals. Our goal is to create the best summer program imaginable. We intend for you to leave the HEC Paris Summer School informed, equipped and inspired to take your learning into the world.

Summer School programs Schedule

Youth Leadership Initiative


The Youth Leadership Initiative is an intensive, one-week residential leadership experience for motivated high-school students who are seeking to develop their leadership skills and mindset.

Students from around the world will gather on the HEC Paris campus for this innovative and experiential learning experience which occurs from July 21 – July 27, 2019.

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