Master in Management & Public Affairs - Double Degree with Freie Universität Berlin Admission

The Profile We Value

The HEC Paris / Freie Universität Berlin Double Degree is designed for candidates striving for a career in national, European and/or international administration and management. The program is also open to candidates who wish to acquire the eligibility for a doctoral program in Political Science or Economics.

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in any field with minimum 180 ECTS-credits
  • Knowledge of German (B2/C1)
  • Proficiency in English
  • French language is welcome, but not mandatory
  • Ten-month internship (can also be completed after the studies in France or Germany, if not completed prior to the program

Application Process

How to Apply?

Applicants complete an online application on by the deadline of the admission session.

  1.  Create your account
  2. Select the  following program: "GE/MPA - Master in Management & Public Affairs Grande Ecole", then select "GE/MPA - Freie Universitat Berlin Double Degree" or "GE/MPA - Freie Universitat Berlin candidates"
  3. Complete the 5 parts of the application and submit your application

Admission Calendar


Application Deadlines 
no later than

Admissibility Results 
no later than

Admission Results 
no later than

Round 1

October 23, 2018 at 12pm

November 15, 2018

November 29, 2018

Round 2

January 8, 2019 at 12pm

January 31, 2019

February 21, 2019

Round 3

February 27, 2019 at 12pm

March 28, 2019

April 18, 2019

Round 4*

April 19, 2019 at 12pm

May 16, 2019

June 6, 2019

*Applicants applying for the HEC Paris / Freie Universitat Double Degree from Freie Universitat Berlin are invited to apply in Round 4 only.

Supporting Documents to upload

  • Degree certificate(s) or current certificate of enrollment
  • Résumé with photo (CV)
  • All official up-to-date academic transcripts and official GPA
  • Proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • GMAT or GRE official test score report*
  • 2 online recommendations from professors
  • Passport-style photo
  • Application fee: €110*.

*Applicants holding a first degree from the double degree partner institution are exempted from GMAT/GRE and from the application fee.


Pre-selected applicants are invited to a 25-30 minute interview in English or German with a joint commission including at least one representative from each partner institution. They are encouraged to discuss their unique background, motivation, interests, and goals during this interview.