International Strategy & Economic Development

Septembre 2023
Classique / Formation en 2 ans
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What is an MSc International Strategy & Economic Development?

This specialization is in partnership with ESCE Business School (OMNES Education). Exporting and international establishment are two major strategies of international development for companies. Companies need to structure their export departments, to acquire and enhance their skills at several levels such as: strategic analysis of international markets and operational export techniques to develop companies locally.

The objectives of this program are to meet these needs by training operational managers capable of marketing products or services in a competitive international environment.

This HEIP / ESCE double degree program is a two-year curriculum: Year 1 at ESCE / Year 2 at HEIP.

The MSc International Strategy & Economic Development program

First year

Courses are taught in English.

Major course topics:

  • International trade practices
  • International economic geography
  • Interculturality
  • Insight into export management
  • Market selection
  • Export project management
  • Cross border business planning
  • Export management workshop
  • International trade & globalization
  • Geopolitical changes & international

The course of the MSc International Strategy & Economic Development

The year consists of:

  • lectures
  • TD (Tutored Work) courses in small groups
  • group work
  • e-learning
  • seminars
  • face-to-face courses

Throughout the year, students are evaluated through continuous assessment. At the end of each semester, mid-term exams, case studies or oral exams are the methods used to evaluate the students.

Each fundamental course (lectures) is associated with tutorials in small groups and specialized conferences.

MSc Prerequisites International Strategy & Economic Development

Applications for the first year of the MSc program are open to holders of or in the process of obtaining a BAC+3 (180 ECTS) or an equivalent foreign degree in humanities, law, social sciences, politics or economics. The level of English will be evaluated during the entrance exam, so the candidate must have a good level of English.

Conditions of access to the MSc International Strategy & Economic Development

To enter the MSc 1, the student must put together an application file and pass an oral exam. All the details are explained in the MSc Admission page.

If a new student: the candidate obtains the results of the competition 4 weeks after presenting his/her file to a jury

If you are a former HEIP student: the re-enrollment platform is open from May 1 to July 16, 2022.

The MSc tuition fees International Strategy & Economic Development for the academic year 2022-2023

By YearSchool Fees
Year 170 € of file fees
8 800 € with a reservation deposit of 1 100 €.
92 € CVEC tax to be paid before the start of the school year following registration

Practical information about the MSc International Strategy & Economic Development

Success rate

For the MSc, the rate of integration into employment is within 6 months after graduation, i.e. 83% (year 2020).


All our speakers are lecturers or experts in their field.


Classes are held at :

10 Sextius Michel
75015 Paris


The HEIP admission process is accessible to people with physical disabilities since the competition is 100% online.

For people with invisible or mental disabilities, the admission teams may adapt the tests.

All HEIP campuses (Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux and London) are accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Referent for disability in Paris and Bordeaux:

Farida Cherkaoui

Referent for disability Lyon :

Karolina Paume

Updated 12 March 2024