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Find here testimonials and experiences lived by all members of the HEC community: students, professors, alumni, partners ...

PhD Program

At HEC Paris, our PhD program enables students to achieve the best of their potential, advance research on critical domains, and serve society. Our goal is that they produce research findings that will not only help them to join the best academic...

Rodolphe Durand

Rodolphe Durand

Professor of Strategy and Business Policy, HEC Paris

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PhD Program

At HEC, I can engage with the dynamic research community by collaborating with faculty members and other PhD students. As a PhD student at Systemics and tailored PhD coursework prepare me for a future academic career by gaining knowledge of current...

PhD - story - Yang Ding


PhD Student, Accounting and Management Control

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PhD Program

I believe that rigorous training in the fundamental disciplines, such as micro, behavioral sciences, statistics, and econometrics lays the foundations for a high-quality PhD thesis and for a successful research career in the highly competitive...

PhD - story - I. Gilboa

Itzak Gilboa

Professor of EDS

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Summer school

The Geopolitics, Globalization and Business Strategy Summer Program lets participants broaden their horizons and consider how what happens beyond the market can affect their activities


Jérémy Ghez

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PhD Program

HEC has been a nurturing environment that provided rigorous training, and at the same time ensured me the freedom to develop my own original ideas. 

PhD Pier Vittorio Mannucci

Pier Vittorio Mannucci

HEC PhD 2016, MHR, Associate Professor, LBS (UK)

Management and Human Resources, Class of 2018

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Here we can find great problem solvers but also students with entrepreneurial drive


At McKinsey, we aim at recruiting candidates who are not only great problem solvers, but who also have entrepreneurial drive, excellent interpersonal and...

Quentin Lambert, McKinsey & Company

Quentin Lambert

Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company

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HEC Paris teaching programs meet the needs of the job market


Our ties are long-standing, and by welcoming your students for internships at our company each year, we have been able to guarantee that your teaching programs meet the needs of the job...

Josiane Gain - IBM France

Josiane Gain

University Relations Manager at IBM France

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HEC Paris graduates come very well prepared to our company and perform extremely well.


We count HEC Paris graduates in many Bain offices and at every level of our consulting staff, including many in our senior leadership. We recruit outstanding...

Bertrand Pointeau, Partner, Bain & Company

Bertrand Pointeau

Partner at Bain & Company

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PhD Program

Our PhD students are fully integrated into the research ecosystem at HEC and greatly contribute to the publication output of the school

Christophe Pérignon, Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor of Finance

Christophe Pérignon

Associate Dean for Research

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