The HEC Paris PhD in management is your gateway to a career in research and academia. Working in this area requires in-depth knowledge of a particular field of management research, solid training in research methods, as well as hands-on experience in collecting and analyzing data, writing and presenting papers, academic networking and publishing research. By joining our PhD Program, you do not only benefit from academic and financial support, you also join our vibrant community of top faculty researchers who are dedicated to pushing the frontier of knowledge by actively engaging in research, publishing articles in top academic journals with an international audience and participating in national and international academic conferences, students, corporate relations, and alumni.
Every HEC PhD Student benefit from:
Who we look for:
HEC Paris seeks outstanding students with clear ambition to become top researchers. Applicants must hold a Master degree or equivalent in any field and be fully proficient in English.
What you need to submit:
When and how to apply:
The Applications system will open on September 2019 for the 2020 entry.
Opening of the system: August 22, 2019
Deadline: January 9, 2020
Opening of the system: January 9, 2020
Deadline : April 23, 2020
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Coming from all continents, our 67 PhD Research Fellows represent a perfect balance of gender (42% women), nationalities (82% international) occupational background, and disciplinary training.
HEC PhD job placements:
Today, our alumni hold academic positions in top institutions worldwide including Bocconi, Cambridge Judge Business School, CEIBS, Columbia University, EGADE, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Harvard Business School, HKUST Business School, IESE Business School, INSEAD, London Business School, London School of Economics, McGill University-Desautels, MIT Sloan School of Business, Oxford University-Saïd, Paris School of Economics, Princeton University, Singapore Management University, The Warton School, Tilburg University, University of Michigan-Ross, University of Auckland. See more here.
Founded in 1881, HEC Paris consistently ranks among the top research institutions in business, specialized in education and research in management. As a leading academic institution in Europe and worldwide, HEC Paris offers a complete range of selective programs for students and business leaders.
Every admitted candidate benefits automatically from the funding program (renewable annually depending on academic performance) without any restriction of area and nationality. The funding program includes a 100% tuition waiver, generous cost of living stipend, additional financial support for conference presentations, research visit, etc. No mandatory TA/RA, but assistantships are available for additional income.