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QS Best Student Cities 2015 ranks Paris #1

26 Nov 2014

Paris has yet again been ranked the best student city according to QS. This is the third year running that Paris has scooped the world’s top spot.


The wealth of academic and professional opportunities, as well as the cultural heritage in Paris, explains why it has succeeded in being classed number one once again.

Paris boasts highly-ranked universities worldwide. The Paris region hosts a large number of international Fortune Global 500 companies' headquarters, making Paris the biggest business district in Europe as well as one of the most powerful in the world. The city holds global influence in many sectors and possesses a strong economic dynamism.
The cultural richness contributes further to the city’s attractiveness; Paris is home to some of the world’s most visited museums, a wealth of historical heritage and iconic attractions making the city one of the world’s leading tourist destinations. The appeal of the city is reflected in its rankings as Paris has been ranked highly multiple times as one of the most livable cities in Europe, as well as being considered as one of Europe’s greenest cities too.

At HEC Paris, all students will be able to benefit from the richness of this city and the opportunities it provides thanks to the close proximity of the campus and the school’s strong links with businesses.

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