HEC Paris

Paris, France

Private

HEC Paris

Jouy-en-Josas, France

Private

66:34

Male: Female Ratio

30:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

8%

Acceptance Rate

September and January

Intakes

66:34

Male: Female Ratio

30:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

8%

Acceptance Rate

September and January

Intakes

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established in 1881, HEC Paris is an international business school which is situated in the suburban area of Paris, France. HEC has been able to gain an outstanding reputation since then. In 1964, the then French President Charles de Gaulle inaugurated a new 250-acre wooded campus in Jouy-en-Josas. The first women were accepted at HEC since 1973. In 1988, HEC founded the CEMS network with ESADE, Bocconi University and Cologne University. Today, HEC Paris is the largest business school in Europe that offers transformative education that is international, entrepreneurial and prepares future leaders of the corporate world. HEC Paris is also affiliated with CGE and Paris-Saclay University. In the Financial Times European Business Schools Rankings for 2021, the School ranks #1 among Business Schools in Europe, while it ranks #1 in Europe and the world for its Executive MBA program

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Situated in the suburban area of Jouy-en-Josas, the school spans an area of around 250 acres. The campus is the true definition of every college dream as it consists of restaurants, bars, sports fields, and even lakes for the nature lovers out there. One shall never get bored with a campus like this. The fact that the campus is just 16 km from the centre of Paris makes it ideal for an easy commute, while also making it possible for the students to relax. It aims at providing the best courses for those who are interested in Management. The Paris Chamber of Commerce laid the foundation of this university, with the aim of expanding the trade and management agreements and opportunities. The highlight of HEC is the numerous programs it offers related to Business and Management, and the Research opportunities that it provides in business studies. A wide variety of courses including, MBA and Masters in Management degrees with specializations in Business, Geopolitics, Fashion Management, Finance, Entertainment, and Sports Management are offered via Summer Schools. It also offers executive education programs, PhD research programs as well as specialized Master of Science programs.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

The mission and main objective of the school are to produce as many excellent world leaders as possible and to train them efficiently, by giving proper exposure to cater the future requirements. The pride of the school are its extremely talented students, that are fostered into leaders ready for tomorrow. HEC Paris has 120 world-class professors that bring research to the next level of excellence. HEC Paris has several centres of research - HI! Paris Center (A collaboration with IP Paris which combines 300 kinds of research and infrastructures of IP Paris and HEC Paris). Society & Organizations Institute, GREGHEC and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center. Further, an MBA from HEC Paris is one of the best MBA programs in the world, and is positioned at #11 worldwide in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2022. The HEC Alumni Association currently has more than 68,000 registered members. Some of the notable alumni include Emmanuel Faber (Businessman), Nadia Fettah Alaoui (Finance Minister of Morocco), Julie Graziani (Political Activist), Édith Cresson (The First and so far only female Prime Minister of France) and Florian Philipot (Politician).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

HEC Paris is a world-class Business School that has a population of 4,500 in degree programs and over 8,000 participants in Executive Education programs. International students representing 111 nationalities study at HEC Paris. One of the most multicultural Business Schools in Europe, it has 125+ academic partners, where students can spend exchange semesters and gain global experience and exposure. HEC Paris’ alumni are notably recruited at the likes of Boston Consulting Group, Amazon, Atos, Google, L'Oréal and more. 

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50%

International Students %

50%

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MBA in Business Administration16 Months-
MBA in Business Adminstration12 Months-
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Master in Management24 Months-
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Scholarships

HEC Paris offers high-potential female candidates to fund their studies.

Eligibility

Candidates will be assessed on their academic excellence and leadership potential, evaluated in their transcript, resumé, and interview.

Applicability

There is no separate application process, female students are automatically considered once they enroll in one of the available masters programs

The HEC Paris MBA offers exceptional women significant scholarships.

Eligibility

Be admitted at HEC Paris.

Applicability

Submit a Forte Essay alongside your application to the program.

The Ford Foundation’s pioneering, decade-long International Fellowships Program (IFP) supported advanced studies for social change leaders from the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Eligibility

Applicants must be resident nationals or residents of an eligible IFP country or territory(includes India)

General scholarships are open to all students. They are based on a student's career choice rather than test results or coming from a certain geographic region.

Eligibility

Every admitted candidate will be automatically considered for this merit-based scholarship.

Applicability

If you are admitted to the program, you will be considered automatically for this merit-based scholarship.

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

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FAQs

Yes, you are required to provide a test score for one of these three tests unless you are applying for one of our Double Degree programs where specific criteria apply.
Yes, you are required to provide a test score for one of these three tests unless you are applying for one of our Double Degree programs where specific criteria apply.
HEC offers its flagship Master in Management, MSc International Finance, MBA and EMBA programs, specialized MSc programs, PhD programs and executive education. HEC Paris is the founding member of CEMS - Global Alliance in Management Education and holds triple accreditation (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS).
HEC offers its flagship Master in Management, MSc International Finance, MBA and EMBA programs, specialized MSc programs, PhD programs and executive education. HEC Paris is the founding member of CEMS - Global Alliance in Management Education and holds triple accreditation (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS).
The average cost of living when studying at HEC Paris is €12,000- €24,945 (₹10.23 Lakhs-₹21.26 Lakhs).
The average cost of living when studying at HEC Paris is €12,000- €24,945 (₹10.23 Lakhs-₹21.26 Lakhs).
Yes, HEC Paris does accept CAT scores for admission in its management programs (selective).
Yes, HEC Paris does accept CAT scores for admission in its management programs (selective).
The top companies to hire graduates from HEC Paris include but are not limited to Boston Consulting Group, Amazon, Atos, Google and L'Oréal.
The top companies to hire graduates from HEC Paris include but are not limited to Boston Consulting Group, Amazon, Atos, Google and L'Oréal.

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