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

Address:HEC Paris School of Management
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 2014 and #1 seven out of the last nine years (Financial Times ranking)

#1 European Business School and #5 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 2013 top 100 ranking)

Master in Management - Grande Ecole program:
#2 worldwide in 2014 (Financial Times ranking)

MSc in International Finance:
#1 Master in Finance worldwide in 2014 (Financial Times 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

#2 Business School in Europe in 2014 and #1 seven out of the last nine years (Financial Times ranking)

# 1 worldwide Global Masters in Finance, FT 2014

Amongst the top 100 best institutions in “Economics and Business”, ARWU, 2011

A triple Crown accreditation: AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS

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

Double Degrees in the Master in Management:

In Management
USA: MIT - Sloan School of Management, Cambridge: Master of Science in Management Studies
Brazil: Fundação Getulio Vargas, São Paulo: Mestrado Profissional em Gestão Internacional (Master in International Management)
China: Tsinghua University, Beijing: Tsinghua SEM Master,
Germany: Technische Universität München (TUM), München: Master in Management & Technology,
India: The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad: Post Graduate Program in Management,
Italy: Università Bocconi, Milan: access to a range of MSc programs in Management
Japan: Keio Business School, Tokyo: MBA (taught in Japanese)
Russia: GSOM, St Petersburg: Master in International Business
Spain: ESADE, Barcelona: access to a range of MSc programs in Management
Switzerland: Universität St. Gallen: access to a range of MSc programs in Management
In Public Affairs

Germany: Freie Universität Berlin: Master in Public Policy (taught in German)
Russia: MGIMO, Moscow: Master in International Relations
USA: Georgetown University : Master in Public Policy (more information available soon)
USA: Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University: Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, MALD

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, % 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. The HEC Faculty has been ranked 3rd for Research in the 2011 FT ranking.

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 12 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 300 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. The top recruiting companies in 2010 were BNP Paribas, Bain & Company, BCG, PWC, Crédit Agricole, Oliver Wyman, BearingPoint, Canal+, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Nomura, Rothschild & Cie and Société Générale.

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 50,000 members represented in 113 countries and in 63 international chapters meet regularly both for business and leisure.