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HEC Paris

3.8 out of 5 (15 ratings / 14 reviews) Jouy-en-Josas, France
One of the world's best business schools, HEC Paris is a leader in research and education in management sciences. We offer a unique portfolio of programs designed for a carefully selected student body.

About

History

  • HEC Paris, founded in 1881 by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is one of France’s oldest élite higher education Grandes Ecoles.

  • Throughout its 130-year history, HEC Paris has attracted talented, innovative, entrepreneurial, ambitious and open-minded individuals.

Education

The teaching staff has placed digital transformation at the heart of all HEC pedagogy, with methods such as design thinking and blended learning. This digital prism places us in the vanguard of higher education teaching and prepares our students and professionals to lead digital transformation in today and tomorrow’s business world.

HEC Paris provides answers to key challenges in business by training students and professionals to embrace social responsibility, founded on a system of social, environmental and ethical values – and not simply economic priorities.

Research

HEC Paris is one of the world’s top research schools in economics and management. Our faculty push the boundaries of knowledge by producing the highest quality research. They aim to have an impact on pedagogy, management practices, public policies and society at large.

Research conducted at HEC Paris comprises both disciplinary and cross-disciplinary work, with a unique combination of scientific excellence and business relevance.

Career

Successfully fulfilling your professional ambitions is our primary concern. As you set out to achieve your professional goals, we are here to provide guidance and to connect you with the best opportunities from around the world.

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Services

Housing services

The 340-acre wooded campus is not only close to Paris and Versailles by train, but also a short drive from La Défense, the biggest business district in Europe where many multinational companies have set up headquarters.

Library services

  •  HEC Paris has become only the second education institution in France to open its state-of-the-art library seven days a week, 24 hours a day. 
  • It provides readers both on and off campus access to over 80 databases covering all the disciplines taught at HEC as well as 10,000 different journals, magazines and academic reviews in digital format.

ICT services

HEC Paris provides a wide range of information technology and communication services to support you throughout your time on campus:

  • Unlimited Wi-Fi via eduroam (education roaming), available anywhere on campus
  • An account for your email and calendar, based upon your name and the hec.edu domain
  • MyHEC, a mobile app (available on Android and iOS) offering a comprehensive guide for all your activities

Student Life

Campus life

HEC Paris has one of the largest campuses in Europe. Its academic, leisure and sports facilities offer students and staff the holistic life you would expect from a world-class institution. The school also provides a perfect balance between the rural and urban worlds. The HEC Paris campus is located in Jouy-en-Josas, 20 km (15 miles) outside of Paris and provides a perfect balance between the rural and urban worlds.

The campus is very green; its well-kept lanes and lake allow for scenic walks. Don’t be surprised to see a dear when you go out to get some air to think through a difficult research problem. It is the best way to gain an alternative perspective!

Sports facilities

HEC Paris has excellent indoor and outdoor facilities on campus. These include:

  • a multipurpose gym (1600 m²), an indoor mountain climbing wall, a weight training room, a fitness/cardio-training room and facilities for aerobics, boxing and martial arts
  • 10,000 m² of outdoor fields including tennis courts, an athletics track, three grass rugby/football fields, one all-weather football field, and one street basketball/football court.

A permanent staff of four qualified professionals and 25 coaches manage the Sports Department. Each sports discipline has its own club, run by students incollaboration with the Sports Department.

Student clubs

HEC Paris considers community life to be one of the cornerstones of the education it provides. It develops a sense of responsibility, boldness and entrepreneurship. Becoming a member of one or more clubs or associations is the best way to meet people, share ideas and ideals, have fun, take up a new hobby and become an integrated member of the HEC Paris community.

  • Leadership skills and responsabilities
  • Networking opportunities 
  • Social life
  • Culture and intercultural
  • Sports

Student Reviews

HEC Paris: Great brand, best people, worth the €
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Best experience, despite difficult times - pandemic. Good human capital, in terms of schoolmates and teachers. Lovely campus. Has really good brand name.

Amazing institution
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Diversity is exemplary. Top quality facilities and a very helpful alumni network

worst experience in my life
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Cannot find any job after this because all french companies only want native french speakers

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