The profile We Value

The HEC Master in Management/Grande Ecole Program (MiM) is open to high-level applicants with little or no professional experience, of all nationalities who:

  • Hold a bachelor degree of at least three years having obtained 180 ECTS in any field of studies (engineering, social sciences, sciences, arts, etc.). Applicants may apply in the same year they obtain their degree.
  • Are not older than 30 during the application year.

French language proficiency is not an admission criterion.

Admission Calendars

Candidates have two application options for the next academic year (September 2017). Students must choose one option only, i.e. if you apply directly to HEC, you cannot apply through the SAI (and vice versa).

If an application is submitted both through the SAI and through HEC directly, only the first validated application shall be processed for the September 2017 intake

Apply directly and exclusively to HEC

In this case, apply online directly at


Application Deadlines
no later than

Admissibility Results
no later than

Admission Results
no later than

Universities Round*

September 30, 2016

October 13, 2016

November 4, 2016

Round 1

October 14, 2016

November 10, 2016

November 30, 2016

Round 2

January 2, 2017

January 25, 2017

February 23, 2017

Round 3

February 24, 2017

March 17, 2017

April 6, 2017

Round 4

April 7, 2017

May 9, 2017

June 2, 2017

Round 5

June 2, 2017

June 14, 2017

July 6, 2017

Application fee: €100 (candidates from CEMS Network Institutions are exempted from the application fee).

* For Chinese students of the following universities: Peking University, Tsinghua University, Fudan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Nanjing University, Zhejiang University, Wuhan University.

Special Rounds to Double Degree

Application Deadlines

Admissibility Results


Admission Results

Double Degree with Paris 1

June 6, 2017


June 13 to 16, 2017

July 6, 2017

Double Degree with Sciences Po Paris

February 24, 2017

March 17, 2017

June 13 to 16, 2017

July 6, 2017

Apply to a consortium of 5 French Business Schools coordinated by the ‘SAI’

In this case, apply online through the 'SAI' (Service des Admissions Internationales), the international selection process to a consortium of 5 French Business Schools including HEC Paris.

Please note that you cannot apply to HEC Paris through the SAI and directly to HEC Paris.

If you apply through the SAI, no other applications to the school will be considered for the academic year.

Application deadlines through the SAI are the following: 

  • October 7, 2016
  • November 21, 2016
  • January 23, 2017
  • April 7, 2017.

Application fee: €180.

Supporting Documents

  • Degree certificate(s) or current certificate of enrolment
  • A one-page résumé (CV)
  • All official up-to-date academic transcripts (exchange programs included) and official GPA
  • GMAT or GRE or TAGE MAGE official test score report (only one test is authorized)
  • English language proficiency test score report (TOEFL or TOEIC or IELTS or Cambridge)
  • Copy of Passport or ID card
  • 2 letters of recommendation (online form submitted through your applicant space)
  • Passport-style photo in .jpg or .jpeg format only. Sized such that only the head and shoulders are viewable and taken within the last 6 months to reflect your current appearance.

See FAQ for more details


Pre-selected applicants are invited to a 25-30 minute interview. They are encouraged to discuss their unique background, motivation, interests, and goals during this interview.

  • If you have applied directly to HEC you can choose to come to HEC Paris campus or have a Skype interview (in English)
  • If you have applied through the SAI you will undergo the interview at one of the 70 centers worldwide.