BI Norwegian Business School

About BI

BI Norwegian Business School is an independent, not-for-profit foundation and the main provider of research based knowledge on business and management disciplines in Norway.

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The organisation

Learn how BI is organised as a self-owned foundation and how BI handles decision-making.

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Accreditation and ranking

BI Norwegian Business School is the first Norwegian business school that has received the three most prestigious international accreditations.

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Our history

BI Norwegian Business School was first established as a night school by Finn Øien in 1943. Over the next decade, BI came to offer a two-year daytime programme approved by the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund.

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Programme quality system

BI's Programme Quality System (PQS) is used in relation to the development, delivery and evaluation of our programmes and courses.

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Emergency plan

All students and employees at BI should be aware of and familiar with the emergency plan and the fire instructions.

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BI Brand Store

The official Brand Store for BI Norwegian Business School

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Strategy 2025

"Shaping people and business for an international, digital and sustainable future". At BI, students, academics and business professionals co-create a more sustainable future. This is our mission.

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Annual reports

BI as an independent foundation whose purpose i solely teaching and research. All Surplus be used to strengthen BIs academic and learning environment.

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Read about how we approach sustainability in our research, teaching and within our own organisation.

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Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer assists BI with information and advice in their processing of personal information and controls compliance with privacy laws.

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This page provides information about how to get here, parking and hotels for our visiting guests.

Our campuses

  • Campus Oslo

    More than 14,000 students spend their studentlife on campus Oslo. All programmes and courses we offer are available here.

  • Campus Bergen

    Our campus in Bergen is the biggest outside of Oslo. The campus is new and modern, located in an active and engaging student environment.

  • Campus Stavanger

    At campus Stavanger approximately 700 students spend their studentlife. All programmes and courses are in Norwegian.

  • Campus Trondheim

    As a student at BI – campus Trondheim you'll be part of the city's large student environment. The city has 35.000 students and have ambitions to become the Nordic region's best student environment.

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