• September 2020 MBA Send-off at the Musée d’Orsay

    Even on an overcast day in mid-December, the Musée d’Orsay stands out among the grandiose buildings lining the Seine. It’s here that the HEC Paris MBA’s September 2020 intake is gathering for one final afternoon together to explore French culture and Impressionist art. After dividing into groups of 7 to 8 students, everyone undertakes a… Continue Reading

  • Tarek Müller (photo courtesy About You GmbH)

    Tarek Müller at HEC Paris: “I always had a vision of doing something big”

    Among its many events celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week, HEC Paris had the pleasure of welcoming Tarek Müller, co-founder and general manager of About You, for an exclusive online presentation about his career trajectory and the future of online fashion. Even among Germany’s wildly successful entrepreneurial ecosystem, Tarek Müller’s story stands out. After launching his first… Continue Reading

  • The Hotel de Ville in Paris is decked out for the holidays

    Top Picks for a Festive Parisian Christmas

    The City of Lights is one of the most magical places in the world to spend the festive season. From the lantern parade at La Villette to sipping a vin chaud by the banks of the Canal St Martin, we’ve put together some of our top recommendations for making the most of Paris during the… Continue Reading

  • 2021 MBA Talent Show Brings the Sun to HEC Paris

    The annual HEC Paris MBA Talent Show is many things— an astonishing display of talents, a going-away party for our September students, a way of roasting the school for its “almost Paris” location—but more than anything, it’s incredibly fun. This year’s show, entitled “Here Comes the Sun,” lit up Blondeau Auditorium with 17 live performances.… Continue Reading

  • Retail and Luxury Club members at Brasserie Printemps

    A Week-long Look at Parisian Luxury

    The HEC Paris MBA Retail and Luxury Club’s recent career trek to Paris had it all: glamorous settings, incredible insights and unbeatable insights into the future of the industry. With 14 carefully selected events and 40 distinguished speakers, the week-long gathering offered a 360-degree look at the business of Parisian luxury. Thanks to the efforts… Continue Reading

  • HEC Paris MBA students in the Leclerc-Mondet vineyard (photo courtesy Bernice Lee, MBA '22)

    Caves, Cuvées and €160 Bottles of Bubbly: A Trek to France’s Champagne Region

    In a picturesque vineyard on the outskirts of Epernay, France, Fabien Leclerc-Mondet is doing what his father and grandfather have done before him: sharing his vast knowledge of making champagne. This time, however, the tour of the Leclerc-Mondet champagne house is a bit different. Fabien’s audience isn’t just any group of tourists looking to throw… Continue Reading

  • The Off-Campus Leadership Seminar, styled by COVID

    During their 16 months in the HEC Paris MBA, intrepid students might discover the campus’ waterfall, or wander through its series of man-made caves. But no one has ever been on the roof of the gymnasium in the name of leadership training—until now. The stakes have never been higher for Anna Pozniakoff, MBA ’22, and… Continue Reading

  • A total of 18 students helped organize TEDxHECParis 2021. Pictured here are Fabrizio Contartse (Co-Organizer), Helena Cabeza (Logistics), Shivani Tiware (Logistics), Nathan Barnett (Logistics) & Karan Nimrani (Organizer)

    TEDxHECParis 2021: Many incredible speakers, one thought-provoking event

    It’s easy to think of “à point” as a common French expression used only for cooking meat. But interpreted by the incredible speakers at TEDxHECParis 2021, those two little words transformed into one big, thought-provoking event. On the HEC Paris stage, the TEDx theme of à point was quickly redefined as a critical moment—the exact… Continue Reading