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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Semester 1, Semester 2, Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2)
  • Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Program Description:


HEC Paris
: Paris
Year Established: 1881
Student population: 4,400
HEC School of Management Paris specialises in education and research in management sciences. It is known for training the business elite – it’s one of the world’s top universities for producing CEOs in Fortune Global 500 companies and its MBA Program was ranked Number 1 in Europe by The Economist.

HEC Paris attracts the most capable, talented, innovative, entrepreneurial, ambitious and open minded individuals – the world leaders of tomorrow. It’s located just outside of Paris, offering high level academic training and cultural diversity with 95 nationalities represented. It’s well known for its wide range of programs, important research and outstanding student body. HEC Paris is one of the founding members of Paris Saclay, one of the top 8 “innovation clusters” in the world.

Unique characteristics
As a leading academic institution in Europe and worldwide, HEC Paris offers a complete and unique range of education programs, ranging from courses for those with no professional experience, to PhDs offering high quality, internationally renowned training in management sciences. It trains more than 8,500 managers and executives each year and at postgraduate level enables students to develop the analytical and decision-making skills they need to for their careers.

HEC Paris is located on a1.3 km² campus in Jouy-en-Josas. This unique campus is comfortable and has purpose designed facilities to support learning. It’s just 16 km from the centre of Paris and 4km from Versailles, and boasts a number of prestigious education institutions.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university. The intranet is accessible with the Username: international and the password: student@Infopage

Subject Area/s: Business

Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Term 1: September- January
Term 2: February - June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



Grading System
A = 4 Excellent 
B = 3.5 Very Good
C = 3 Good
D = 2.5 Satisfactory
E = 2 Sufficient
Fx = 1 Insufficient - Fail
F = 0 Fail

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English and French. International students invited to take French classes.



What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options are offered by the host university. The intranet is accessible with the Username: international and the password: student@Infopage 
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university. The intranet is accessible with the Username: international and the password: student@Infopage 

Campus France is a French government agency for the promotion of international student mobility. Visit their website for more information about preparing to study in France.
Exchange students can apply for a Nicolas Baudin travel grant from the French Embassy to assist with the cost of a return flight ticket between Australia and France.

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.The intranet is accessible with the Username: international and the password: student@Infopage 
Welcome Meetings will be held at the beginning of the semester.
Support Services 
The International Office provides services and assistance to exchange students.
Information from the Embassy of France in Australia

Student Experiences

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