• Our Kitchen Startup Offers a Taste of Home

    If there’s one thing on-campus students crave, it’s a home-cooked meal. Preferably one prepared by someone else–someone who actually has time to cook–and who knows the flavors of their homeland. That’s why three HEC Paris MBA students—Siddharth Gurnani, Varad Deshpande and Shir Sheftel—created Our Kitchen, an online marketplace that connects home cooks with hungry customers… Continue Reading

  • The Graduating Class of 2017

    HEC Paris MBA Graduation 2017

    As with every commencement day that takes place at HEC Paris, Saturday, June 10, 2017 was filled with many moments of wonder and grace. Amid the pomp of grandiose speeches and soaring violin serenades, our 184 students came together one last time to share congratulations, hugs and their incredibly joyful smiles. To the HEC Paris… Continue Reading

  • Students Share their Favorite Places in Paris

    It’s one thing to visit Paris as a tourist, as nearly 15 million people do every year. But the real magic happens when you have the time to simply inhabit the city, to meander its side streets and find the places normally reserved for in-the-know Parisians. To help fuel your wanderlust for the 2,000-year-old French… Continue Reading

  • Business Leaders among the Highlights of Italian Culture Week

    Five MBA students just made it clear why Italy is known as il bel paese (the beautiful country). Determined to go beyond the pasta and pizza stereotypes typical to their homeland, the students—Federico Mussini, Alessio Scipione, Tancredi Fichera, Francesco Iannelli and Joonatan Portman—created two events for last week’s Italian Professional and Cultural Week that showcased… Continue Reading

  • Celebrating Spring with a Holi Festival

    An estimated 700 people came together last Sunday to celebrate the first ever Holi Festival hosted by HEC Paris students and the town of Jouy-en-Josas. Dating back as early as the 4th Century, Holi is a Hindu festival typical to India and Nepal. Otherwise known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love,”… Continue Reading

  • Sailing through Italy

    Sailors can become MBA students or vice versa. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the largest MBA regatta held on the globe–the Rolex MBA Regatta and Conference–hosted in Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, by the SDA Bocconi Sailing Club. From 29 September to 2 October, 23 HEC students and alumni competed in two divisions for… Continue Reading

  • Romanian Cultural Day

    On September 22, the HEC Romanian community organized this year’s first networking event with all three MBA intakes. In partnership with the Romanian Embassy, the cultural evening was held in the Hôtel de Béhague, one of Paris’ finest hôtel particuliers, and a property owned by the embassy. Built in the second half of XIXth century, the hôtel… Continue Reading

  • Integration Weekend at Dune du Pilat

    Two weeks after setting foot on HEC’s campus for the first time, the MBA September ’16 intake (Class of 2018) embarked on “Integration Weekend,” which consisted of a glamping trip to Dune du Pilat and Bordeaux. Starting from Montparnasse, spirits were high the entire train ride, with lots of food, drink, and an impromptu salsa… Continue Reading