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The HEC Paris / Freie Universität Berlin Double Degree is designed for candidates striving for a career in national, European and/or international administration and management. The program is also open to candidates who wish to acquire the eligibility for a doctoral program in Political Science or Economics.

  • Bachelor Degree in any field with minimum 180 ECTS-credits
  • Knowledge of German (B2/C1)
  • Proficiency in English
  • French language is welcome, but not mandatory
  • Ten-month internship (can also be completed after the studies in France or Germany, if not completed prior to the program

Applicants complete an online application on​ by the deadline of the admission session.

  1.  Create your account
  2. Select the  following program: "GE/MPA - Master in Management & Public Affairs Grande Ecole", then select "GE/MPA - Freie Universitat Berlin Double Degree" or "GE/MPA - Freie Universitat Berlin candidates"
  3. Complete the 5 parts of the application and submit your application
ROUND 1 October 22, 2019 at 12pm November 14, 2019 November 29, 2019
ROUND 2 January 7, 2020 at 12pm January 30, 2020 February 26, 2020
ROUND 3 March 3, 2020 at 12pm March 26, 2020 April 22, 2020
ROUND 4* April 28, 2020 at 12pm May 20, 2020 June 10, 2020

*Applicants applying for the HEC Paris / Freie Universitat Double Degree from Freie Universitat Berlin are invited to apply in Round 4 only.

  • Degree certificate(s) or current certificate of enrollment
  • Résumé with photo (CV)
  • All official up-to-date academic transcripts and official GPA
  • Proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • GMAT or GRE official test score report*
  • 2 online recommendations from professors
  • Passport-style photo
  • Application fee: €110*.
  • *Applicants holding a first degree from the double degree partner institution are exempted from GMAT/GRE and from the application fee.

Pre-selected applicants are invited to a 25-30 minute interview in English or German with a joint commission including at least one representative from each partner institution. They are encouraged to discuss their unique background, motivation, interests, and goals during this interview.