Doctoral programme

Doctoral programme. Photo.
With a PhD from BI you will be well prepared for a career at top universities and research institutions. Our PhD candidates develop as researchers under the supervision of internationally renowned BI faculty. The journey is challenging, but very rewarding. When you leave BI as a PhD graduate, you should expect to have contributed new and valuable insights to your field of study.
Øyvind Norli, Professor, Dean of the Doctoral Programme

Facts about PhD at BI

  • The PhD candidates can receive financial support while in the programme.
  • The PhD candidates join a selective group of PhD candidates from world class institutions across the globe.
  • The PhD candidates work closely with the research faculty and are involved in ongoing research in the department.
  • PhD courses and seminars are taught by experts in their respective areas of research.
  • The standard period of study in the doctoral programme is four years including 25 per cent of compulsory duties.


PhD Scholarships

BI offers PhD Scholarships in disciplines within the field of business administration.

External candidates

PhD Candidates admitted to programmes at other institutions are welcome to take courses at BI.

Practical information

Useful information you need regarding the PhD programme.

Placements and PhD dissertations

Information on placements and previously submitted PhD dissertations at BI.

Learning from the best

Andreea Mitrache recently completed her PhD with a specialisation in finance. Learn more about her journey in this video and why she chose to study finance at BI.

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