The HEC Paris / Georgetown University Law Center Double Degree Program in Management and Business Law is a unique degree program with an interdisciplinary methodology, exploring the connections that exist between business and legal practice.
The dual nature of the program intends to meet the ever-present demand for legal professionals with a comprehensive knowledge and awareness of management principles.
Since 1870, Georgetown Law has been an innovator in legal education. Georgetown boasts one of the largest full-time faculties in the world, filled with dedicated scholars and teachers who have expertise in a variety of practice settings as well as the classroom. Twenty-three of their professors have served as U.S. Supreme Court clerks and 39 have advanced degrees in other disciplines. In 2015, Georgetown’s law school was placed 24th in the FT global rankings.
HEC Paris is a world-leading business school, renowned for the quality of its degrees, faculty, and research (see HEC rankings). For more than a century, our history of academic excellence and selectivity has enabled us to train inspired and responsible leaders, capable of anticipating changes in the world and leading them.
With a broad exposure to management modules at HEC Paris followed by an in-depth study of business law at Georgetown, this 2-year program provides students with a complete understanding of the respective fields and equips them with the skills required to excel in them.
In addition to receiving a world-class education, students will also have the unique cultural opportunity to live and study in two distinctive capital cities. To make the most of their time in France and the US, French and English language classes are available at each of the institutions respectively.
Students benefit not only from the close ties that HEC Paris has developed with the business world but also those of Georgetown University, through various networking events, conferences and career fairs.
The HEC Alumni network alone, consists of more than 52,300 members in 127 countries.
The Master in Economic Affairs (MEA) is a fulltime degree taught in English, designed for international and French university graduates. The program provides students with an opportunity to develop a broad understanding of key economic issues in international affairs and an in-depth knowledge of practical European and international business skills and practices. Course content focuses on specific European and international trade and financial policies and business transactions using analytical tools from economics, political science, management, business and law.
The program provides companies with managers ready to deal with intercultural management and international trade situations. The MEA is ideal for students who wish to deepen their knowledge of international affairs theory and practice, those who aspire to a career in the international arena, those who wish to add an international dimension to their educational background, those who want to take part in a multicultural experience in a culturally rich and dynamic environment, those who desire to strengthen their proficiency in English and acquire basic language skills in French.
September to November: Students register for a three-month program (DU: university diploma), specifically designed for the MEA foreign students who do not speak French. The DU program offers intensive elementary-level language courses in French, intermediate-to-advanced level language courses in English, remedial courses in international economics, a business trip and access to cultural and intercultural activities and events.
December to June: Courses for the MEA start in December.
Semester 1: (30 ECTS - 300 hours)
Semester 2: (30 ECTS - 210 hours)
The program prepares students for a broad range of careers in the international business and trade areas:
As two leading academic institutions in Europe, HEC Paris and Technical University of Munich – School of Management have joined forces to create the Master in Management & Innovation double degree. This program provides a unique combination of management and technology expertise and is designed for high-potential students who aim to be the innovation managers of the future.
The students pursuing this double degree will be equipped with a set of skills as well as a strategic mindset in order to face the fundamental transformations regarding innovation.
TUM School of Management at Technical University of Munich (TUM), established in 2002, is building a bridge between management and technology studies with an international teaching and learning environment. Consistently achieving top positions in of business schools’ rankings in Germany, TUM School of Management attracts students and researchers from all over the world and has created a dynamic, inspirational and international community.
HEC Paris is a world-leading business school, boasting world-class degrees, faculty, and research (see HEC rankings). Since 1881, the school is dedicated to selecting the highest potentials and guiding them all the way to professional success and personal thriving.
Megatrends, such as growing globalization, new and more complex technologies, increasingly shorter innovation cycles and rising cost pressure are leading constantly to higher requirements that need to be met by intra- and entrepreneurs, as well as by future executive players in businesses.
The aim of the HEC Paris / TUM Master in Management & Innovation is to provide further education to young professionals in the areas of General Management, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology. With this high-quality double degree, the students gain all the competences they need to become innovation managers and the necessary know-how to apply their skills in business administration in all relevant technological surroundings. They are, therefore, highly attractive to potential employers, since in-depth knowledge at the interface between management and technology is in high demand in the business world.
The students in the Master in Management & Innovation have the opportunity to study in two vibrant European cities. Both TUM School of Management and HEC Paris boast campuses with fantastic sports and social facilities, including international student bodies. Therefore, they gain an international experience and meet a diverse group of high-level fellow students.
HEC Paris and TUM School of Management are devoted to helping their students build their career path. Each of the institutions has privileged connections with the business world and prestigious partners along with dedicated career departments that provide the students with personal advice, career events, workshops, and job boards.
The HEC Alumni network alone amounts to more than 52,300 members in 127 countries.
The students in the Master in Management & Innovation spend their first year at HEC Paris and second year at TUM. The curriculum includes classes and internships, as well as the preparation of the Master’s Thesis (*either at TUM School of Management or HEC Paris).
All courses are given in English, however, French and German language courses are offered at both Institutions.
The M1 year at HEC Paris is dedicated to General Management while the M2 year at TUM focuses on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology.