Top 3 reasons to study here

  • A perfect balance between theory and practice. The knowledge we share is based on cutting-edge research in all fields of management science.
  • A pronounced international outlook thanks to our multi-national campus, numerous study trips, a wide portfolio of exchange partners and Double Degrees opportuni
  • Strong development of leadership and entrepreneurial skills among our students.



When it was created in 1881, HEC (‘Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales’) was frowned upon. Only a few supporters of economic ‘liberalism’ and a handful of firm believers of progress by education were really convinced. At that time, the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry discards this as a consequence of current sociological and psychological rigidities.


English-taught programs portfolio:

  • Master in Management
  • Dual degree Masters programs (Big Data, Business Law, Public Affairs) with partner institutions (Ecole Polytechnique, Freie Universität Berlin, Georgetown, MGIMO)
  • Several one-year Specialized Masters (in International Finance, Marketing, Social Innovation etc.)
  • MBA programs (Full-time, part-time, International Finance, Executive MBAs)

We also offer:

  • A range of Specialized Masters taught in French: MS / LLM Droit & Management International, MS Entrepreneurs, MS Management de Grands Projets, MS/MSc Média Arts & Création.
  • A dual degree program taught in French: Master in Management & Business Law - Double diplôme avec Paris 1
  • A wide range of Summer programs


Housing services

  • 1176 individual rooms
  • 36 flats in 10 student halls.

HEC Paris has launched a new social network for accommodations.

On the platform, you will be able to:

  • Find/Offer a rental in France or abroad
  • Find your roommate(s) and form shared rentals in France or abroad
  • Find/Offer a subletting in France or abroad
  • Find/Offer a temporary room in France or abroad

Student Life

Campus life

Our 340-acre wooded campus is located just 20km from the heart of Paris, as well as being in close vicinity to Paris’ most important business district La Defense and a mere 8 minute train journey from the historic Versailles.


With the campus’ close proximity to Paris, students will benefit from the richness and diversity of a city which is home to some of the most famous, breathtaking sights in the world.

Versailles -Only 10 Km away, you can reach Versailles in just a short train journey. This charming city offers students a more tranquil, yet just as enriching, cultural experience.

La Defense

The largest European Business District with the highest concentration of Multinational Company Headquarters in Europe.

Sports facilities

Sport plays an important role in student life that's why HEC campus, playground for self-fulfillment, provides the opportunity to practice many sports and has high-quality facilities, indoors or outdoors.

HEC teams compete with other universities in all sports, such as the Business School Coupe de France competition and the World Business School Rugby Tournament and Les Mercuriales.

ParisTech tournament (basketball, handball, volleyball, football, rugby, 15 X 400m relay, swimming and Pom-Pom girls).

The European Clay Court Challenge onRoland Garros tennis courts, a tennis competition involving 8 European school and university teams each year.

Student clubs

HEC considers community life as one of the cornerstones of the education it provides. It develops a sense of responsibility, audacity and an enterprising mind. Belonging to one or more clubs and associations is an absolute must on the campus! It is the best way to make friends, meet company representatives, share ideas or hobbies with others, have fun and take part in an activity.

Over the years, HEC students have founded and manage today over 130 clubs and associations covering areas such as: sports, culture, professional activities, humanitarian aid, public affairs.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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