In 2005, the heads of HEC Liège and Liège University joined forces in order to create a business school of international stature in Liège. This union brought about an innovation in the French-speaking Belgian academic world, and has set an example for other fusions between Institutes for Higher Education (Hautes Ecoles) and Universities.
HEC Liège strives for academic excellence in management and economic studies. In particular, it aims to become a recognized player in the production and transfer of knowledge. In line with the school’s mission, academic excellence at HEC Liège is measured through the impact of its research on its national and international scientific community, on its economic and social environment, and on its undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students.
Scientific research at HEC Liège is currently conducted within the organizational unit "HEC Research". This unit includes more than 100 FTE researchers (faculty, senior and junior scientists) who are active in various fields of economics and management science. HEC Research has defined four strategic objectives to target excellence in research:
Doors open for HEC Liege graduates. You have access to numerous professions, in companies, organizations, and all sectors of activity both in Belgium and abroad. 93% of our graduates find a job during the year following their graduation! In order to provide you help and support in your professional approaches, HEC Liège offers you a new CAREER CENTER !This Career Center is THE Career Platform that will help you to find an internship or your dream job, during all your studies.
ULiège is spread over 4 cosmopolitan campuses combining dynamism of urban life and the charms of a green environment. Its 25,000 students form a strong community animated by an intense cultural, sporting and associative life.
HEC Liège is firmly focused on its students, its alumni and its partners. The school's commitment to, and continuing investment in quality improvement has been recognized through international certifications including AACSB and EQUIS, two prestigious institutional accreditation.So HEC Liège becomes the first complete Belgian business school to be doubly accredited AACSB and EQUIS for all of its activities (from bachelor to PhD, Executive Education included) !