HEC Paris’ mission is twofold: training the global leaders of tomorrow, and taking an active part in the production of management knowledge.This mission is based on two pillars: a rigorous research environment and close connections to the corporate world. 

Top reasons to study here

  • HEC Paris’ philosophy is to retain only the brightest students and the very best professors.
  • HEC offers a multidisciplinary approach to management which speaks to all nationalities and profiles, and serves the needs of a globalized market.
  • HEC Paris offers a model of social diversity based on meritocracy through assertive needs-based scholarships.

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Social Sciences (1)



Created in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, HEC Paris ambitions to train high potential individuals, capable of becoming architects of a responsible world. 


It has closed over a hundred alliances with prestigious academic partners, the multicultural diversity of the faculty and student body has increased dramatically, and placement opportunities for students are now offered worldwide.


HEC Paris is one of the top European research institutions in economics and management. Research at HEC Paris strives for both scientific excellence and business relevance and feeds all our programs in order to offer our degree students and Executive Education participants unique learning experiences.


In the context of some specializations, students are required to carry out in-company consulting or study missions, in groups of two or more, under the supervision of a professor. 


Housing services

The HEC campus offers an incomparable environment for students to learn, socialize and practice sports.

  • 1,530 individual accommodation and 70 apartments
  • 3 restaurants, 2 cafeterias
  • A place of worship
  • A wooded park and a lake

Library services

  • 1 lecture hall with 500 seating capacity and 1 auditorium with 250 seating capacity
  • 29 lecture theaters with 50 seats, of which 4 are equipped with iTunesU video recording equipment
  • 14 lecture theaters with 20 to 48 seating capacity

Student Life

Campus life

Located near Paris and Versailles, the 1.3 km² campus in Jouy-en-Josas offers a unique setting to study and build life-long friendships. Facilities have been designed to foster learning in a supportive, comfortable and dynamic environment. Located within the premises of the Jouy-en-Josas campus, the Château is a place of exception, primarily dedicated to Executive Education programs. Accommodation may be provided in this picturesque 19th  century mansion.