Press Releases

Green revolution at the Heart of AfricaDays 2018, Hosted by HEC Paris

4 April 2018

The second edition of AfricaDays, hosted by Europe’s top business school, HEC Paris, put the spotlight on agriculture in Africa. On April 3, Africa’s main economic actors met on campus to discuss the most pressing issues in African agriculture and the solutions needed to answer the challenges they pose.

The HEC Paris Executive Certificate in Aerospace & Aviation celebrates its 10th anniversary

31 January 2018

The HEC Paris Executive Certificate in Aerospace & Aviation celebrates its 10th anniversary today and will be hosting a special closing ceremony at the Hôtel Meurice in Paris in the evening. Launched in 2008, the program has been designed to sharpen the analytical and decision-making skills of participants and raise their awareness of the complex challenges and strategic opportunities in the (...)

HEC Paris launches Wintegreat program to revive refugees' professional projects

29 January 2018

Ten students from HEC Paris have come together with administrative teams and teachers, as well as graduates of the school, to accommodate twenty refugees over a semester. This initiave is the result of a partnership with Wintegreat, a solution for the professional integration of refugees. 

HEC Paris launches Private Equity Value Creation Hall of Fame and appoints first inductee

14 December 2017

HEC Paris has just launched its Private Equity Value Creation Hall of Fame which will feature Private Equity Funds who have generated exceptional level of value to their investors, the so-called LPs.

HEC Paris announces new scholarship for Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme

21 November 2017

On a mission to create a fairer, more sustainable world, HEC Paris has launched a new scholarship for  applicants to its Online Masters in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OMIE) programme.

HEC Paris and Antin Infrastructure Partners create a Chair dedicated to private equity and infrastructure

16 October 2017

HEC Paris and Antin Infrastructure Partners, a European private equity firm focusing on infrastructure investments, announce the creation of a joint Chair dedicated to private equity and infrastructure.

Novel and useful crowdfunding ideas don’t work together, reveals new research

3 October 2017

New research on crowdfunding carried out by HEC Paris, the University of Technology Sydney, Singapore Management University and INSEAD has revealed that funding efforts are weakened if ideas are deemed to be both novel and useful. The study is the first evidence of how the Kickstarter community – those backing crowdfunding projects on the world’s largest online crowdfunding portal - values (...)

Allen & Overy Award, 14th Edition - Winners

27 September 2017

For the last 14 years, the Allen & Overy / HEC Paris Award has been attributed to the three best dissertations and theses of HEC Paris students. The 2017 judging panel, representing a variety of legal professions (legal directors and associate lawyers), selected the winners drawn from ten finalists. The official awards ceremony was held on Tuesday September 26 2017 at the Allen & Overy (...)

Five Top Business Schools Announce a Portfolio of Dual-Degree Master’s Programs for Ambitious, Globally Minded Students

12 September 2017

This fall, five top business schools are launching the M2M, a portfolio of double degrees giving recent university graduates the opportunity to complete two master’s degrees by attending two top business schools in two different countries over two years.

73 HEC Startups Move Into Station F

3 July 2017

The HEC Paris Incubator - part of the school's Entrepreneurship Center - today relocates to Station F, the world's largest startup campus. The business school's 73 startups settled into a 700m² open-space and will now benefit from the strength of the HEC Paris network to accelerate the development of their new businesses.