About

History

Our history begins in 1907, when Belgian academic Auguste-Joseph de Bray is appointed to head the new School. He has been followed by nine other directors. Courses begin in the School's first building, at the corner of Viger and Saint-Hubert streets.

Education

HEC Montréal is a French-language institution solidly rooted in its community and open to the world. It is an international-calibre university business school that contributes to our society’s prosperity by providing leadership in all its spheres of activity, i.e. teaching at all levels, research and serving the community.HEC Montréal’s excellence in management teaching and research is recognized worldwide.

Research

The mission of the Research and Knowledge Transfer Office is to promote research at HEC Montréal and to support the School’s professor-researchers in all their research activities.

Career

In the TOP 50 of the employability ranking published by the New York Times , HEC Montréal is sure to do great things for your career. 

Services

Student services

Throughout your studies and your entire professional life HEC Montreal MBA graduates have access to: 

  • employment opportunities; 
  • career counselling; 
  • job search assistance; 
  • resume and cover letter writing assistance; 
  • Interview preparation assistance; 
  • recruitment and networking events.

Housing services

Visit the HEC Online bulletin board for housing offers (in French) at HEC en Ligne. The site is an excellent starting point for your search. You may perform a search based on the number of rooms, the price and the closest metro stop, etc.

Library services

The Myriam et J.-Robert Ouimet library spans more than 5000 square metres of space, has a seating capacity of 710 seats and receives more than 430 000 visits per year. The library mission is to provide the HEC Montréal community with relevant and up-to-date documentation services.

ICT services

  • Videoconference environments and rearrangeable classrooms with cutting-edge multimedia infrastructure
  • Trading room with 24 workstations
  • Live or offline webcasting
  • Video, audio and multimedia production service to support teaching and research
  • In-class technical support
  • Digital learning environment
  • Integrated management system for all administrative functions

Medical services

HEC Montréal students can benefit from some services offered to the general public by the Service aux étudiants de l'Université de Montréal and must pay the general public fee for these services. 

Student Life

Campus life

All HEC Montréal classes are held in the Côte-Sainte-Catherine and Decelles buildings, which also house most of the school’s administrative offices.

Student clubs

There are four student associations: Graduate Studies Student Association; Undergraduate Student Association; MBA Student Association and Certificate Program Student Association. These groups organize activities by program. An amount is charged in tuition as membership fee to the student organization of the student's program.

Accreditation

  • 1999: HEC Montréal earns its first international accreditation, granted by the European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS). It is the first non-European business school to receive this distinction;
  • 2002: The School is granted AMBA accreditation, from the Association of MBAs (United Kingdom);
  • 2003: HEC Montréal is granted AACSB International certification.