Master in Management & Public Affairs - Double Degree with MGIMO Admission

The Profile We Value

The HEC Paris / MGIMO Double Degree is designed for high-level applicants of all nationalities, with no or little professional experience, striving for a career in national, European and/or international organizations.

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in any field.  Applicants may apply in the same year they obtain their degree
  • Excellent academic records from previous studies
  • Proficiency in English language (required level: IELTS 7.5, TOEFL: 100 or equivalent)
  • French and/or Russian language is welcome but not an admission criterion.

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 - MGIMO Double Degree" or "GE/MPA - MGIMO 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 2

January 9, 2018

February 1, 2018

February 27, 2018

Round 3

February 28, 2018

March 21, 2018

April 12, 2018

Round 4*

April 17, 2018

May 16, 2018

June 7, 2018

*Applicants applying for the HEC Paris / MGIMO Double Degree from MGIMO 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: €100*.

*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 with each institution. They are encouraged to discuss their unique background, motivation, interests, and goals.