How can I apply?

Find a partner! You compete as a pair and you will each need to submit an application before the deadline. 

For our fast-track round, you will each submit two 150-word essays, plus one 1-page CV.

Am I eligible?

You must be currently enrolled in a master's degree or the final year of a bachelor's degree.

Note: We do not accept applications from MBA students or PhD candidates.

Do I need to be a business school student?

No. We welcome students from all academic disciplines! 

How are participants chosen for the HEC Paris Business Game?

Our team carefully considers each individual application. Invitations to interview will be based on the motivation and conviction shown in your two essays, along with your CV (academic, work & extra-curricular activities). 

Do I have to apply as part of a pair?

We will assign you to a pair if your individual application is successful. However, please note that we strongly encourage you to find a friend and apply together as a pair!


What are the key event details?

The 2023 edition of the HEC Paris Business Game will take place on 21-22 April 2023 on the HEC Paris campus in France - this is an in-person event!

 How much does it cost to participate?

Our participant fee covers your networking events, food & beverages and an afterparty in Paris!

We are proud to be able to offer reduced fees to participants.

Our fees for the HEC Business Game 2023 are:

  • Participant Fee: 40€ fast-track price (50€ otherwise)

  • 4-star Hotel: approx. 50€ per night (3 night stay)

Which language will be used?

The competition will be held entirely in English.

Do I have to bring a laptop?

Yes, your laptop will be an essential tool at the HEC Paris Business Game. Each team of two will need at least one laptop between them.

Are the challenges solved in teams?

Yes! You and your partner will form a pair - you will always remain in your pair so choose your partner wisely!


For each case challenge, 3 pairs will be randomly assigned to form one case team, so you will get to collaborate with other participants across the two days!

Further questions can be directed to our team below!