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Overview

Overview

One of the world's best business schools, HEC Paris is a leader in research and education in management sciences. We offer a unique portfolio of programs designed for a carefully selected student body.

Explore the diversity and richness of our school and all it has to offer.

"Tomorrow is our Business"

The new HEC Paris brand campaign sets out with a vision, "Tomorrow is Our Business", which is anchored in business and the future. The economic world has never evolved as quickly and as deeply as today. Since HEC trains the leaders of tomorrow’s business, the school is ideally placed to reinvent and direct this unprecedented transformation.

 

 

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KEY FACTS

4,500

students in degree programs

8,000

participants in Executive Education programs

125

academic partners

60,000

Alumni

6

international offices

105

nationalities represented

Academic Programs

HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of business programs for the most talented students and leaders from around the world. There are over 4,500 participants enrolled in our degree programs, 500 participants in the Summer School, and 8,000 participants in the Executive Education programs every year.

Master's Programs

Students from all backgrounds benefit from a long tradition of academic excellence at HEC Paris. Both our Grande Ecole and Specialized Masters programs are designed to transform outstanding potential into exceptional success.

MBA PROGRAMS

The HEC Paris MBAs are a transformational learning experience, specifically designed to meet the needs and challenges of managers and executives coming from highly diverse professional and cultural backgrounds.

PhD program

HEC's PhD program accompanies future academics in 7 areas: Accounting & Management Control, Economics & Decision Sciences, Finance, Management & Human Resources, Marketing, Information Systems & Operations Management, and Strategy & Business Policy.

Executive Education

Our mission is to shape the future of business and society by bringing together a global community of business leaders and entrepreneurs and providing them with the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence to bring about sustainable change.

Summer School

Our innovative summer programs offer university-level students and recent graduates new academic challenges in 10 domains of expertise. High school students can join our Youth Leadership Initiative to develop their mindset and leadership skills.

HEC Online

Over the years, and with the support of partner companies, our selection of online programs has expanded making HEC Paris the strongest European school in this market. Each year, new programs are developed to meet student and business expectations.

Stories

Master's programs

 HEC is a great opportunity for personal growth, both academically and socially 

 

To describe my exchange experience at HEC in one sentence: Open minded, friendly and incredibly helpful people. It is astonishing how welcome you feel from day one....

Heiner-Stinner

Heiner Stinner

Exchange student

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MBA Programs

I wanted to be among the decision makers.
 

One of Mamoudou Bocoum’s greatest career successes is an unfinished, 3,000-hectare project. As a civil engineer, Bocoum, MBA ’18, was working in Chad on a sustainable hydro-agricultural project predicted...

Mamoudou Bocoum

Mamoudou Bocoum

MBA

Class of 2018

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Master's programs

 I encourage students to go to HEC Paris for the opportunity to be challenged by some of the most brilliant minds in the marketing world 

 

Having been educated in the United States and after receiving an honors degree in economics from McGill...

William-Bauer

William Bauer

MSc Marketing

Class of 2015

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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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Corporate Connections

Our partnership with HEC allows us to be united in our response to the issues of tomorrow.

 

For the Galeries Lafayette, supporting HEC means that we are investing in young individuals who will be at the heart of business transformation. We have...

Stéphanie Azoulay, Galeries Lafayette

Stéphanie Azoulay

HR Manager, Galeries Lafayette

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Summer school

Never was I given so much detailed insight into the fashion management industry than here at HEC Paris 

 

HEC Paris and the Fashion Management program: a new universe I had the chance of entering this summer. The decision to come here for the...

Anneke-Sidenburg

Anneke Sidenburg

Summer School

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News

Sukhuyn Kim, HEC PhD Marketing
Congratulations to Dr Sukhyun Kim, Marketing specialization, who successfully defended his thesis at HEC Paris, on July 19, 2019. Sukhyun will join a Korean Tech startup as CMO.
THE SASI Co. , THE FIRM BORN FROM THE MSc SASI CLASS OF 2018
46 graduates from the MSc Sustainability and Social Innovation (SASI) of HEC Paris decided to create a ‘sustainability agency’ after their common university experience. Not simply a story of an ordinary...
Millennial article visual
According to Kauffman Foundation the average age of successful start-up founder is 40 years old. The typical entrepreneur isn’t a hover-boarding kid in a hoodie - it’s his mom or dad!
HEC PhD - B. Vallée, Finance 2014, Associate Professor, Harvard Business School
The HEC PhD Program congratulates Professor Boris Vallée on his recent nomination as Torstein Hagen Associate Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School.
Jean-Marie Eveillard
The HEC Foundation announced the creation of an endowed chair in value investing, financed by Jean-Marie Eveillard (H62), one of the most successful global value investors in history. The first chair...
Medici School 2019 - Group Photo
For only the second time in its 11-year-history, HEC’s S&O Center hosted the annual Medici Summer School in Management Studies. The weeklong event, co-organized with MIT and the Bologna Business School,...
HEC Paris -Diversitalks
Challenging racism, antisemitism and homophobia: those were the sensitive topics DiversiTALKS broached by inviting top speakers to debate in front of HEC staff and students. A socially and politically...
2e forum franco-allemand au féminin - Munich - HEC Paris
Organized by the HEC Paris Representative office in Germany , the second “French-German Forum’ took place on July 5 in Munich, covering the themes of entrepreneurship, technology, finance and culture.
Station F x HEC Incubator - majamaja
On Thursday, June 27, majamaja , the autonomous French-Finnish housing solution for sustainable land development projects discreetly took place in front of Station F!
Inclusive & Social Business Certificate - Bénédicte Faivre-Tavignot & Lucile Cornet-Vernet
The HEC class on Inclusive & Social Business organized a meeting with Lucile Cornet-Vernet , founder of La Maison de l’Artemisia , as part of their work on inclusive models to provide access to health for...
bertelsmann vignette
Bertelsmann is a highly decentralized Group with over 117, 000 employees in 50 countries around the world. To ensure that company managers share the same values, outlook and entrepreneurial spirit,...
Wintegreat - HEC Paris
A third cohort of refugees graduated from their Wintegreat at HEC program on June 7, receiving their certificates after 12 intensive weeks learning French, English and local culture. This course aims at...
PhD - news - Y. Zhang, Finance
Congratulations to Dr Yapei Zhang , Finance specialization, who successfully defended her thesis at HEC Paris, on July 2, 2019. Yapei will join the ShanghaiTech University School of Entrepreneurship and...
PhD -  C. Bottausci, Accounting and Management Control
Congratulations to Dr Chiara Bottausci, Accounting and Management Control, who successfully defended her thesis on July 1, 2019. Chiara will join the University of Bristol (UK) as Lecturer.
PhD - R.Boulongne, Strategy and Business Policy
Congratulations to Dr Romain Boulongne who successfully defended his thesis on June 28, 2019. Romain will join IESE Business School (Spain) as Assistant Professor.