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HEC Paris School of Management

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HEC Paris, Paris France

Ranking

# 10QS WUR Ranking By Subject

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About HEC Paris School of Management

HEC Paris was founded in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, making it one of the oldest European business schools.

Today HEC Paris is a leader in research and education in management sciences. We offer 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 prepares students for a future career in academic research in 8 areas: Accounting & Management Control, Economics & Decision Sciences, Finance, Law &  Regulation, 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 summer programs offer learning opportunities to participants at the university and master’s-level as well as young professionals. High school students can join our Youth Leadership Initiative to develop their leadership skills and mindset.


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. 


Sustainability is at the core of HEC Paris’ strategy as an academic institution. Climate and environmental challenges, social equity, and resource conservation inspire our research, teachings, campus management, and outreach in society. It is for this reason that HEC Paris has adopted the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals by adhering to the Global Compact and PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education). Our raison d’être and our values reflect this commitment, which are both that of the School and of our student and alumni communities.


Vision

The primary vocation of HEC Paris is to have an impact, not only on business but on society at large. We are a community that wishes to contribute to a more inclusive, more sustainable and more prosperous world.

Mission

We IMPACT business and society through research, education, and action, to contribute to a more inclusive, sustainable and prosperous world. The mission of HEC Paris is organized around three fields of action, which are also the pillars of its excellence:

1.            We Think and push the boundaries of knowledge. 

2.            We Teach, learn and grow together.

3.            We Act to unleash human potential. 


Values

The values that have brought us together over the last 140 years and that form the basis of our common future are: Excellence, Curiosity, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Responsibility and Diversity.


HEC Alumni, a partner for the whole HEC community, support HEC Paris 70,000 graduates at every stage of their lives, wherever they may be. At the heart of this support is a promise: We SHARE. We DARE. We CARE.

Upcoming Events

World Grad School Tour, Athens

calendar28th February, 2023

map-pinAthens, Greece

World Grad School Tour, Thessaloniki

calendar01st March, 2023

map-pinThessaloniki, Greece

World Grad School Tour, Rome

calendar04th March, 2023

map-pinRome, Italy

Connect Masters, Mumbai

calendar15th April, 2023

map-pinMumbai, India

World Grad School Tour, New Delhi

calendar18th April, 2023

map-pinNew Delhi, India

About HEC Paris School of Management

HEC Paris was founded in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, making it one of the oldest European business schools.

Today HEC Paris is a leader in research and education in management sciences. We offer 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 prepares students for a future career in academic research in 8 areas: Accounting & Management Control, Economics & Decision Sciences, Finance, Law &  Regulation, 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 summer programs offer learning opportunities to participants at the university and master’s-level as well as young professionals. High school students can join our Youth Leadership Initiative to develop their leadership skills and mindset.


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. 


Sustainability is at the core of HEC Paris’ strategy as an academic institution. Climate and environmental challenges, social equity, and resource conservation inspire our research, teachings, campus management, and outreach in society. It is for this reason that HEC Paris has adopted the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals by adhering to the Global Compact and PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education). Our raison d’être and our values reflect this commitment, which are both that of the School and of our student and alumni communities.


Vision

The primary vocation of HEC Paris is to have an impact, not only on business but on society at large. We are a community that wishes to contribute to a more inclusive, more sustainable and more prosperous world.

Mission

We IMPACT business and society through research, education, and action, to contribute to a more inclusive, sustainable and prosperous world. The mission of HEC Paris is organized around three fields of action, which are also the pillars of its excellence:

1.            We Think and push the boundaries of knowledge. 

2.            We Teach, learn and grow together.

3.            We Act to unleash human potential. 


Values

The values that have brought us together over the last 140 years and that form the basis of our common future are: Excellence, Curiosity, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Responsibility and Diversity.


HEC Alumni, a partner for the whole HEC community, support HEC Paris 70,000 graduates at every stage of their lives, wherever they may be. At the heart of this support is a promise: We SHARE. We DARE. We CARE.

Upcoming Events

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World Grad School Tour, Athens

calendar28th February, 2023

map-pinAthens, Greece

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World Grad School Tour, Thessaloniki

calendar01st March, 2023

map-pinThessaloniki, Greece

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World Grad School Tour, Rome

calendar04th March, 2023

map-pinRome, Italy

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Connect Masters, Mumbai

calendar15th April, 2023

map-pinMumbai, India

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World Grad School Tour, New Delhi

calendar18th April, 2023

map-pinNew Delhi, India

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University information

Our masters programs welcomes high potential students and recent graduates from around the world. A first selection is based on the evaluation of all the application materials. Pre-selected students are then invited to a challenging interview (on Skype or on campus).

Request an online consultation

How to apply?

Apply online here 


Supporting documents to be up-loaded before the application deadline:

  • Degree certificate(s) or current enrollment certificate
  • All official academic transcripts obtained in a higher education institution (exchange programs included) with official GPA
  • Résumé (CV)
  • GMAT or GRE or TAGE MAGE official test score report
  • English language proficiency test score report: TOEFL or TOEIC (Bridge or Listening and Reading or Speaking and Writing) or IELTS or Cambridge
  • 2 completed online reference forms (at least one should be filled out by a professor)
  • Passport-style photo
  • Non-refundable application fee of €110.

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The campus hosts six restaurants and bars for students and staff alike. The facilities are surrounded by the lush beauty of its woods, two lakes and numerous sporting fields. A contemporary arts center displays some of its collections in the HEC park and invites students to regular exhibitions.

Featuring state-of-the-art interactive learning spaces, HEC Paris facilities have been specifically designed to enhance project-based learning and group work. HEC also provides students with the possibility of perfecting their French or learning dozens of other idioms at its Language Resource Center.

On campus, you will also find a printing shop, an infirmary and an ecumenical center.

Student life

HEC Paris considers on-campus community and associative life to be one of the cornerstones of education. In many ways, it is an extension of the classroom experience. It encourages students to develop a sense of responsibility, as well as nurturing bold and creative minds.

There are as many clubs and associations as there are nationalities on the HEC campus, well over 100. The diversity and vibrancy of its clubs are truly astonishing.

Successfully fulfilling your professional ambitions is our primary concern. As you set out to achieve your professional goals, we are here to provide guidance and to connect you with the best opportunities from around the world.

25 000 Internships and permanent positions are on offer for you in our career resource center

300 Companies attend the annual career fairs and meetups organized on campus

50 Recruitment events take place, where you can discover a variety of sectors and professions: finance, consulting, fintec

100+ clubs to choose among, according to your areas of your interest. Find support and inspiration in open, sharing environments, with opportunities for leadership and entrepreneurship

50% of HEC Paris graduates find their jobs via the school’s career services

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

HEC Paris School of Management is one of the top private universities in Paris, France. It is ranked #10 in QS WUR Ranking By Subject 2022.

QS WUR Ranking By Subject

  • 2015
    #=13
  • 2015
    #31
  • 2016
    #37
  • 2016
    #14
  • 2017
    #=39
  • 2017
    #12
  • 2017
    #55
  • 2018
    #36
  • 2018
    #12
  • 2018
    #=56
  • 2019
    #=55
  • 2019
    #11
  • 2019
    #17
  • 2020
    #19
  • 2020
    #9
  • 2020
    #43
  • 2021
    #20
  • 2021
    #9
  • 2021
    #=84
  • 2021
    #41
  • 2022
    #44
  • 2022
    #19
  • 2022
    #10
  • 2022
    #85

Available programs

HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of programs: 

Master in Management – Grande Ecole program: leader in Europe for several years, the Grande Ecole program recruits students with little or no professional experience through a rigorous admissions process, and guides them towards top careers in management.

Master’s Program -Specialized Masters- are designed for students at postgraduate level who want to acquire high-level expertise and professional know-how in their chosen specialization. They are aimed at students with little or no professional experience, who already hold a bachelor’s degree from a university in France or abroad.

Summer School Programs: HEC Paris offers several, intensive two-week programs during the months of June and July. The summer experience leads to the award of academic credit and a certificate of completion. 

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