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Type of Agreement

Bilateral Agreement


HEC Paris is a leading business school in Europe, world renowned for the quality of its Pdegrees, faculty and research. HEC Paris consistently achieves leading positions in  academic rankings, and has been ranked as the best business school in Europe by the Financial Times.

In addition, HEC Paris is the first Business School in France to have received – as early as 2000 – the prestigious Triple Crown Academic accreditation: AMBA, EQUIS, HAACSB. Since the Financial Times’ first ever European Business School ranking in 2005, HEC Paris has held the #1 position for the best Business School in Europe.

HEC has one of the largest campuses in Europe with the best academic, leisure and sports facilities. Each year the campus hosts around 4,500 full-time students of close to 100 different nationalities.


The HEC campus is located in Jouy-en-Josas, a suburban town on the South-West side of Paris, close to Versailles. Public bus service runs several times a day from campus to Jouy-en-Josas train station, and there is a HEC SAVAC shuttle service from campus to the Massy RER C station. Trains to and from Paris: (approx 45 minutes). Check Intranet page for interactive train network map and buses schedules.

Academic Offerings

Exchange students may choose from a broad variety of courses from various fields taught at HEC during the 1st and 2nd year in English.

Download the 2015-16 Information Sheet regarding semester dates, courses, housing and more.

International Students

The International Student organization (IS) is a student-run “association” whose purpose is to bring French and international students together through events such as the Welcome Week, Discover France weekends, plus various activities on and off campus. HEC IS students will ensure you have a great experience becoming acquainted with the French culture and making friendships with people from all over the world.

Expected Monthly Expenditures

Meals: breakfast/lunch/ dinner = Total approx. 15€/day (2013)
Accommodation: 450€-660€ /months (2013)
Social security subscription: 211€ (2013) ; this is compulsory for stays that last more than 90 days.

Availability of Scholarships/Financial Aid

None available.

International Office Page

More information about international programs can be found at: https://intranet.hec.fr/portal/site/grandecolev2/internationalstudents.html/
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