Master in Management – HEC Paris
Since its creation in 1881, the HEC Paris’ Master in Management has been the gateway for international students into the prestigious Grande Ecole program and a fantastic world of opportunities. The Grande Ecole program is designed for high potential students from all backgrounds with little or no professional experience, driven to become influential leaders in tomorrow’s world.

Key information

Language of instruction: English
Length: 2 or 3 years : M1 (core phase), Optional Gap Year, M2 (specialization phase)
Degree: Grande École Master in Management 
Program: MiM
Tuition fee: €44,200 (+€2,750 Gap Year fees)
Location: 1 Rue de la Libération, 78350 Jouy-en-Josas

  • Hold a degree of at least 3 years of Higher Education obtained outside France (Licence, Bachelor, Benke…) having obtained 180 ECTS in any field of studies (engineering, social sciences, sciences, art, etc).
  • Proficiency in English (TOEICIELTSTOEFL/ CAMBRIDGE)
  • Management test (Tage MageGMATGRE)
Master program

The program is divided into a generalist phase and a specialization phase. The first phase concentrates on business fundamentals while the second one focuses on acquiring expertise around the professional goals of the student. The nature of the specialization determines the Master’s degree that the student will finally receive: Management, Management & Business Law, Management and Public Affairs…

The program consists of:

M1: mandatory foundation courses in general management, electives and a managerial behavior seminar
  • Business Performance Management
  • Company Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Decision and Data Modeling
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Markets
  • Leading Organizations
  • Marketing
  • Methods of Cost Analysis
  • Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Statistics
  • Strategy
  • Language courses (including a compulsory French course in the first semester of M1).
+ One of the following courses:
  • Financial Accounting 2
  • Corporate Tax Management
  • Ethics & Sustainability
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Modeling and Data Analysis with Excel
M2: a specialization, an optional certificate and an in-depth research paper

Students have access to 7 groups of specializations, which lead to 7 different Grande Ecole master’s degrees (see list below).
  • Management
  • Business Law (requires French proficiency)
  • Public Affairs
  • Sustainability and Social Innovation
  • Media, Arts and Creation (requires French proficiency)
  • Cognitive Science (requires French proficiency)
  • Journalism (requires French proficiency)

Sponsored by companies, HEC Certificates  consist of interdisciplinary courses corresponding to approximately 100 contact hours, as well as business projects and other types of field work. Experts from the professional world are deeply involved in the conception and working of the program, providing HEC Paris students with a true reflection of the business world.


Optional gap year

Between M1 and M2, students have the opportunity to take a gap year.

Choosing to take a gap year can make a real difference in your curriculum at HEC Paris.

Though optional, this experience is an opportunity to enrich your résumé with a solid professional experience. Discovering the reality of the business world in a specific field of your choice (marketing, finance, consultancy, communication…), you’ll be able to sharpen your career goals.

Grande Ecole Master in Management students have the opportunity to complete one year of professional project and/or personal (optional) during their studies at HEC Paris. These can take the form of a year dedicated to professional projects (internships, professional experience) or a year dedicated to personal projects (volunteering, business creation, etc.).
They can choose to dedicate:
  • One year for a professional or a personal project, 
  • One year for a professional project then one year of personal project
This real life experience will also help you to widen your perspective, to ensure that you are on the right path to achieve your objectives. You will then pursue your course at HEC Paris with a more accurate vision and a renewed determination.

Not to mention that this gap year is the perfect way to improve your French and to soak up even more of the French culture.

  1. Start an online application
  2. Upload your documents
  • Transcript of records
  • Diploma or school certificate
  • Written test (Tage Mage/ GMAT/ GRE)
  • English test (TOEIC/ IELTS/ TOEFL/ CAMBRIDGE))
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • ID photo
  • Résumé (CV)
  • ID card
By applying through Join a School in France, you apply to HEC Paris but also to 4 other schools (Audencia BS, emlyon BS, ESCP Europe, Skema BS) at the same time. 

Career opportunities

96% of graduates of the Master in Management are employed within 3 months after their graduation and 40% are employed by a company outside of their home country. €63,000 is the average salary of HEC Paris recent graduates and €98,000 after 3 years. 10% of the HEC Paris graduates launched their own company.

The Master in Management prepares students to work in the following sectors:
  • Consulting: 37%
  • Financial services: 28%
  • Technology: 11%
  • Consumers goods: 7%
  • Industrials: 4%
  • Luxury: 4%
  • Others: 9%
Partner companies
  • AccentureA.T. Kearney
  • Accuracy
  • Air Liquide
  • Bain & Company
  • Barclays
  • BearingPoint
  • BNP Paribas
  • Deloitte
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Eurogroup Consulting
  • EY Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Kering
  • KPMG
  • L’Oréal
  • LVMH
  • Mc Kinsey & Company
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nomura
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Rocket Internet
  • Roland Berger
  • Rothschild
  • Schlumberger Business Consulting
  • Societe Generale
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Unibail Rodamco
  • Unilever


Is it still possible for MiM students to do an internship in France or elsewhere? If so, what could be the duration of the internship?

Yes, it is possible for MiM students to do an internship in France and most do choose to remain in Europe during their gap year and after graduation. 
During the optional gap year, internships usually last 6 months. As for internships after graduation, it completely depends on the industry. In Finance, for example, 97% of HEC students converted their internships to full-time job offers.  

Could the MiM be paired with an apprenticeship program?

We offer an optional gap year between the first and second year of the program. Both the M1 and M2 are full-time so it's not possible to do an internship on the side.  

What are the possibilities for students to get scholarships or financial aid?  

All admitted students are automatically considered for the HEC Foundation Scholarship, which ranges from 3 000€-15 000€. Other scholarship and financial aid opportunities can be found here on our website. 

What job employability opportunities are there currently in France, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic? 

The career support at HEC is exceptional and highly effective, regarless of whether it is provided online or in-person. There are countless big career events and the people from career development are always available to offer personal advice and guidance. Consequently, 99% Graduates employed within 3 months and 8% Launched their own company, for example. 

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