HEC Alumni Association

The More You Share, The More You Grow!

The HEC Paris alumni network has over 70,000 members in 152 countries, and was ranked #1 worldwide by the Economist in 2022. Gaining access to this influential network plays a key role in the HEC Paris experience - in today’s extremely competitive professional arena, what we know is as important as who we know. Founded in 1883 and with 89 international chapters, the network provides support for HEC Paris Alumni throughout their careers by giving them lifelong alumnus status. The HEC Alumni Association also offers unlimited opportunities to exchange and share best practices with like-minded peers worldwide.

The More You Share, The More You Grow!

The HEC Paris alumni network has over 70,000 members in 152 countries, and was ranked #1 worldwide by the Economist in 2022. Gaining access to this influential network plays a key role in the HEC Paris experience - in today’s extremely competitive professional arena, what we know is as important as who we know. Founded in 1883 and with 89 international chapters, the network provides support for HEC Paris Alumni throughout their careers by giving them lifelong alumnus status. The HEC Alumni Association also offers unlimited opportunities to exchange and share best practices with like-minded peers worldwide.

HEC Paris in Qatar Alumni Chapter

With an established branch campus in Qatar since 2010, HEC Paris in Qatar now has over 950 alumni. Many of our graduates hold key positions in major companies, government and the private sector, in education, in healthcare, and within the rapidly growing local entrepreneurship ecosystem. Our alumni continue to contribute to developing and fostering Qatar’s knowledge-based economy and in helping shape the country’s 2030 national vision.

Ambassador Program

HEC Paris in Qatar offers various platforms allowing the alumni community to give back to the school. One such program is the ambassador program, which encourages our alumni to become mentors for future candidates. New participants are matched with alumni who then guide, nurture, support, and provide them with valuable insights on their own HEC Paris journey. The program not only provides our new participants with an exceptional experience but also creates strong and lasting bonds.

Alumni Referral Program

We believe that our alumni are not only our ambassadors but also an invaluable resource in the global market place. We constantly reach out to our graduates who hold key positions in their companies to identify and nominate their “superstars” to pursue executive education. Strong candidates, those with ambition, drive, and determination to succeed, would be suitable for our Specialized Master’s and Executive MBA programs. We are especially interested in broad-minded and intellectually curious people who think creatively and apply analytical rigor to find solutions.

How to refer?

Referring candidates is easy: simply complete our  Alumni Referral Program online form. As program places are limited, please start the process early, as participants may be eligible for a scholarship if they are a direct relative of yours.

What happens after you refer a candidate?

We will contact the candidate via email informing them of the referral and inviting them for a one-to-one meeting in-person or over the phone. The candidate will then receive all the necessary information regarding the degrees, the admissions process, and their eligibility for the program. You will be notified if the candidate starts the application process and when a final decision is reached. As a gesture of appreciation, we will offer you a choice of gifts from our alumni online shop.

Alumni Family Referral

A discount of 10% is available for participants with a first-degree relative who is an HEC Paris Alumni: spouse, daughter, son, father, mother, brother, sister. Proof of eligibility will be required.

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HEC Alumni facts & figures

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70,000

alumni in 152 countries

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220

professional, leisure, and regional clubs and chapters

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89

international chapters

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1,200

Volunteers

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1,000

events per year in France and abroad

An opportunity of a lifetime

Watch the success story of Michael Javier and Abdulmohsin Al Yafei, two Alumni who launched a business venture during their time at HEC Paris in Qatar.