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The M2 year is vital for tailoring your experience and skills. Here you will use the skills and broad knowledge acquired in your first year to make important decisions about your career moving forward. Over 20 specializations exist to choose from, each equipping you with a gold-standard of knowledge and skills in order to enter directly into this field with ease.

The second year of studies consists of a specialized curriculum (approximately 350 hours or 40 ECTS credits) and a research paper (20 ECTS credits).

Students have access to 7 groups of specializations, which lead to 7 different Grande Ecole master’s degrees.

Students have access to a wide range of specializations in Management. Most of our specializations are fully taught in English (more specific languages requirements are clearly indicated when necessary) and award our graduates with the HEC Master in Management Degree.

Specializations in Management offered on the HEC campus


Specializations in Management offered within the CEMS Alliance

CEMS-logoCo-founded in 1988 by HEC and three other leading European Universities, CEMS is a global alliance including 30 world-class academic institutions, 70 world-renowned multinational companies and 7 NGOs. CEMS promotes a uniquely high standard of education in management and unites the best schools in their pursuit of training the leaders of tomorrow.

In addition to their HEC degree, students obtain a diploma from the CEMS alliance, which is highly coveted by employers worldwide.

The CEMS community is rich in cultural diversity, with 15,000 graduates heralding from 108 different countries. They hold managerial positions of high responsibility in a broad range of industry sectors, across Europe and beyond.

MIM-CEMS Joint Degree is mainly available to students specializing in International Business. There are also certain places available to students specializing in Accounting & Financial Management  and Managerial and Financial Economics.

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Specializations in Management offered with our partners

There are two options available to our students:

These two options award our graduates with the HEC Master in Management & Business Law degree.

There are 5 options available to our students. Each of these options awards our graduates with the HEC Master in Management & Public Affairs degree.

This specialization awards our graduates with the HEC Master in Management, Media, Arts & Creation degree.

  • Double Degree in «Sciences cognitives» with Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm, EHESS and Paris V - René-Descartes (taught in French)

This specialization awards our graduates with the HEC Master in Management & Cognitive Science degree.

  • Double Degree with the "Centre Français du Journalisme" (taught in French)

This specialization awards our graduates with the HEC Master in Management & Journalism degree.


Our Master in Management has been awarded both the Visa and Grade of Master, and has been accredited by the French Ministry of Education through the CEFDG (Commission d’Evaluation des Formations et Diplômes de Gestion) to be entitled to grant a Master’s degree (Bac + 5), equivalent to a total of 120 ECTS.