HEC Paris School of Management Jouy-en-Josas Cedex, France

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1, rue de la Libération
78350 Jouy-en-Josas Cedex
HEC Paris School of Management

Studying at the HEC Paris School of Management

The HEC Paris attaches great importance to provide their students with a very strong sense of responsibility in all areas, following the more recent happenings of the economic crisis around the world. Impulsiveness is not encouraged and decision making is taught to be based on expert knowledge and consideration of every possibility involved in the process. As future leaders, the students are supposed to show integrity and throughout their studies grow into mature and socially responsible individuals.

HEC's Faculty is highly dedicated to academic research and has also gained well-established expertise in all areas of business. This ensures that the training provided is based on the latest developments in market disciplines.

The Location

Located close to Paris and Versailles, the 300-acre wooded HEC Paris campus is one of the largest in Europe. The campus is also close to 'La Défense', one of the largest European business districts housing the headquarters of many multinational companies. These companies interact with HEC Paris both as partners and as potential recruiters.

HEC Paris offers on-campus accommodation for students who wish to be in the heart of and intensive student life.

Financial Aid

  • HEC Merit-based scholarships
  • Eiffel Scholarship (non-European students)


HEC Paris is a leading business school in Europe, world renowned for the quality of its degrees, faculty and research. HEC Paris consistently achieves leading positions in numerous rankings, and has been ranked as the best business school in Europe by the Financial Times seven out of eight years. In France, the school tops all rankings established by French magazines and newspapers such as 'Le Figaro Etudiant', 'Le Point', 'Challenges'…

Business School:
#2 Business School in Europe in 2016 and #1 seven out of the last 10 years (Financial Times ranking)

#1 European Business School and #3 academic institution worldwide, ranked by the number of Fortune-Global-500-CEOs trained at HEC Paris (Times Higher Education, THE Alma Mater Index: Global Executives 2017 top 100 ranking).

Master in Management - Grande Ecole program:
#2 Master in Management worldwide in 2017 (Financial Times ranking).

MSc in International Finance:
#1 Master in Finance worldwide 2015 - 2017 (Financial Times 3-years Pre-experience Global Masters in Finance ranking).


HEC Paris is the first business school in France to hold the three prestigious accreditations from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS and has recently joined the ParisTech network.

Why to study here

HEC Paris has a long-standing reputation for the quality of its programs and the placement of its graduates.

International exposure & accreditation

A triple Crown accreditation: AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS

A wide portfolio of alliances with top universities and business schools worldwide

Dual Degree programs with partner institutions :

  • M2M HEC - FGV
  • M2M HEC - Yale
  • Master in Management & Innovation - Double Degree with TUM
  • Master in Management & Business Law - Double diplôme avec Paris 1
  • Master in Management & Business Law - Double Degree with Georgetown University
  • Master in Management & Public Affairs - Double Degree with Freie Universität Berlin
  • Master in Management & Public Affairs - Double Degree with MGIMO
  • MSc Data Science for Business: Joint Degree with Ecole Polytechnique

And numerous other exchange possibilities worldwide.

Academic excellence in all areas of business

HEC Paris offers their students high quality business education by professors with PhDs from top international universities (110 full-time professors, 64% international, 29 nationalities). The HEC Faculty is highly dedicated to academic research and has also well-established expertise in all areas of business. This ensures that the training provided is based on the latest developments in market disciplines.

An exhaustive pre-experience Master portfolio

  • The 2 years Master in Management - Grande Ecole (MIM) is designed for students holding a Bachelor degree in any field and who wish to acquire a pertinent academic and practical knowledge in general management combined with a specialization preparing them for an international career.
  • The 10 months Master Programs in Finance, Financial Economics, Marketing, Strategy and Sustainable Development are designed for students who want to acquire an expertise in a specific field of management.
  • The Certificate, open to students enrolled in a Master program, is a unique opportunity to study a short interdisciplinary program on top of their Master. The ‘Certificates’ are sponsored by companies such as Société Générale, Deloitte, Danone, Schneider Electric, Safran, Kering (Gucci, YSL, Balenciaga, ...), Priceminister, Free, Axa, Pernod Ricard …

An exciting social life on a 340 acre campus close to Paris

Extracurricular involvement allows students to link academic knowledge with practical experience and thereby leads to a better understanding of not only their own abilities and potential for leadership but also their career goals.

Students are not only part of the 4000 students of 95 nationalities, but they also receive an exceptional social experience by living on campus, joining some of the 130 student associations and by practicing sports activities.

Dedicated placement services through close links to the International Business World

The Career Services aims at facilitating the professional integration of students. They organize workshops and seminars on: interviewing, resume writing, professional targeting techniques, personal coaching, company presentations, conferences, the alumni day, job/internship fairs (finance, consulting, law, and the annual general job fair over two days).

Over 250 companies come to campus every year to participate in fairs, presentations, courses, conferences, certificates, business games, recruitment forums, mock interviews, etc.

A worldwide alumni network

The Alumni Association is open to all HEC graduates, regardless of their institution (HEC MBA, HEC Masters and HEC Doctorate). The 52,300 members represent 78 overseas groups and organize 1,000 events each year around the globe.