BI Norwegian Business School is a independent, not-for-profit foundation whose sole focus is education and research. Any profit will be used to strengthen BI’s research and learning environment in accordance with the objectives of the school.

BI Norwegian Business School

With 20 000 students, a unique range of study programmes and a solid commitment to research, BI is recognized as one of the largest and most productive academic environments in Europe.

The students are divided into four campuses; Oslo (main campus with all international programmes), Bergen, Trondheim and Stavanger.  BI is the largest supplier of economic and administrative competence in Norway with more than 270 000 graduates since 1983.

We have organised our academic activities in nine separate research departments covering all of the disciplines that can be expected at a modern European business school.

BI Norwegian Business School has an international profile. BI’s faculty cooperate extensively internationally and BI has student exchange agreements with more than 200 institutions in 45 different countries. This gives BI’s students excellent opportunities to obtain international experiences and to experience intercultural learning.

BI Norwegian Business School of develops and delivers custom-made courses and programmes for a number of specific industries and organisations in the public and private sectors.

BI is the only Norwegian educational institution with triple accreditation, the triple crown status is shared by only 70 business schools worldwide. During the past few years, BI has climbed on the Financial Times rankings, and is now number 41 on European business school ranking.

Facts and figures about BI Norwegian Business School (2015)

  • At the end of 2015 BI had 18 728 students overall
  • A total of 5266 new full-time students started at BI in the autumn of 2015, a 13% growth compared to the previous year
  • In the fall of 2015 432 degree seeking, international students started at BI. This is a 21% growth compared to the previous year.
  • 164 of BI’s faculty members achieved scientific publication with 208 articles in national or international peer-reviewed journals, 12 scientific monographs and 59 chapters in scientific anthologies

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