HEC Paris Master’s programs open up a world of opportunities – so why wait?
HEC Paris Master’s are truly one-of-a kind programs that you can tailor to your specific needs and career aspirations. If you’re hesitating about applying, here are just some of the reasons why you shouldn’t wait.
#1 International rankings
HEC Paris is currently ranked the #1 Business School in Europe by the Financial Times and our Master’s programs feature prominently in the most prestigious international rankings. The Master in Management is ranked #1 worldwide by the Financial Times and the Master’s in International Finance, in Strategic Management and in Marketing are all ranked #1 worldwide in the QS rankings.
These rankings not only showcase the academic excellence of our programs, but also reflect the outstanding quality of our faculty, students and career support as well as the exceptional professional opportunities that our Master’s programs open up both in France and internationally.
#2 Academic Excellence
Excellence is a core value that underpins everything that we do at HEC Paris and drives us forward. This quest for excellence is both an individual and collective requirement - a desire to go beyond your limits for the common good. It lies at the very heart of all our programs and is a prerequisite for everyone at HEC Paris - students, professors, alumni, and support staff.
Our Think, Teach, Act approach form the three pillars that enables us to pursue our quest for excellence. We think to push the boundaries of knowledge, we teach, learn, and grow together and we act to unleash human potential and promote diversity.
#3 Making an impact and finding your purpose
The world is facing unprecedented economic, social, and environmental challenges, and addressing these issues plays a key role in the curricula of all our Master’s programs. We actively encourage our students to reflect on their commitment to society and the planet and the role and responsibility of organizations.
We also encourage them to focus on how they can make an impact, on how they can give their lives and work a sense of purpose, and on how they can contribute to a more responsible, inclusive, and sustainable world.
#4 Unparalleled networking opportunities
HEC Paris has strong connections with the business world and over 40 corporate partnerships with leading international companies. These connections and partnerships open up a world of opportunities for our Master’s students and enable them to network with professionals from wide-ranging professions and sectors.
Our corporate partners offer internships and play an active role in our career fairs. Executives from leading companies share their insights and hands-on experience during teaching sessions, and students also have the opportunity to carry out business projects and consultancy assignments with our corporate partners.
#5 Dynamic campus life
Campus life is a key aspect of any higher education experience. Our 340-acre wooded campus is one of the largest in Europe with all the academic, leisure and sports facilities you would expect from a world-class institution. With over 140 nationalities represented, HEC Paris also has one of the most diverse and international campuses in the world.
At HEC Paris, we firmly believe that community and associative life are one of the cornerstones of any educational journey. They create a strong sense of belonging and enable you to develop friendships that can last a lifetime. With over 150 dynamic clubs and associations to choose from, you will have no difficulties in finding associations that correspond to your personal interests and passions.
#6 Cutting-edge Research
HEC Paris has some of the best research professors in the world. They combine their expertise in their specific domains with real-world experience in leading international companies to address the major issues of our time, anticipate changes in our economy and society, and develop hands-on and innovative solutions.
This research feeds into all our programs and ensures that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to not only meet the economic, environmental and societal challenges we currently face, but also those that lie ahead.
#7 International opportunities
Our goal at HEC Paris is to educate the business leaders of the future, who will evolve in an increasingly global environment that requires strong intercultural skills, agility, and the ability to think beyond a single function or discipline.
That is why we have partnered with leading academic institutions throughout the world to provide our students with exceptional international opportunities. Our extensive range of international exchange and double degree programs will enable you to develop multi-faceted management skills and the ability to find solutions to complex issues on a global scale.
#8 Career development support
Helping you achieve your professional ambitions is our primary concern. HEC Talents offers a wide range of services that include in-depth CV workshops, personalized coaching, and a unique 3-step career development program that enables you to focus on knowing yourself, knowing the market and matching yourself to the market.
You can also leverage our strong corporate connections. We organize around 50 careers fairs and events every year featuring over 300 companies. The perfect way for you to network and discover a wide range of sectors and professions. With 25,000 internships and permanent positions on offer, it’s not surprising that over 50% of HEC Paris graduates find their jobs via the school’s career services.
#9 Influential Alumni Association
With over 70,000 members worldwide, the HEC Alumni Association is one of the most powerful Business School networks in the world. As a member, you will benefit, not only during your time at HEC Paris but throughout your career, from the support of this cohesive and highly diverse professional network.
The Alumni Association is organized into professional clubs and geographical groups and offers a wide range of exclusive events and networking opportunities. It also gives you access to services such as mentoring and training courses to help you refine your career plans and achieve your ambitions.
#10 Extensive entrepreneurial ecosystem
A pioneer in the teaching of entrepreneurship, HEC Paris has always brought together men and women endowed with an exceptional entrepreneurial spirit. HEC Paris is a global reference in terms of incubation and unites generations of innovative entrepreneurs. A quarter of our graduates create their own companies, and our alumni include innumerable successful entrepreneurs.
If you have entrepreneurial ambitions, our highly developed ecosystem will provide you with all the necessary support to build your project. International experts and coaches can help you develop your business concept and plan, and you can also benefit from Station F, the biggest startup campus in the world.
Our Master’s programs truly are a gateway to the world and open up exceptional career opportunities on a global scale. So, don't wait any longer to join us on a human and educational journey of a lifetime.