MSc Sustainability and Social Innovation Admission

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The HEC MSc in Sustainability and Social Innovation is open to high-level applicants of all nationalities who hold a Bachelor degree in any field.
Previous work experience is not required but can be an asset. 

Application Process

The two-phase selection process

The selection is a 2 phase process:

  • A first selection is made based on the evaluation of your application and supporting documents.
  • The pre-selected candidates will then be invited for a face-to-face or Skype interview.

How to Apply

Apply online at:

Supporting documents to be up-loaded before the application deadline:

  • Degree certificate(s) or current enrollment certificate
  • All official academic transcripts obtained in a higher education institution (exchange programs included) with official GPA
  • Résumé (CV)
  • English language proficiency test score report (TOEFL or TOEIC or IELTS or Cambridge)
  • 2 completed online reference forms (at least one should be filled out by a professor)
  • Passport-style photo
  • Non-refundable application fee of €100.

See FAQ for more details.

Admission Calendar


Application Deadlines 
no later than

Admissibility Results 
no later than

Admission Results 
no later than

Round 1

October 24, 2017

November 15, 2017

December 1, 2017

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 19, 2018

May 16, 2018

June 7, 2018

*Students from Tsinghua University who wish to partitipate in our MIF double-degree program must apply in Round 2.

Late application process

The last deadline for the standard application process was April 19th, 2018.
After this date, outstanding applications can still be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. No applications will be considered if submitted after June 12th, 2018.

Programs concerned: Master in Management program + MSc programs

1st step: send your resume via email to to make sure you are eligible and seats are still available. Please include in your email the program(s) you are interested to join.

2nd step: apply on-line ​and select the "Late applicant​s session - Case-by-case basis"

Please note that the number of seats is limited and only candidates from leading institutions with strong GPA and high GMAT/GRE/TAGE-MAGE scores will be reviewed.