BI Norwegian Business School

BI 80 years

Eight decades of societal impact

In 2023, BI Norwegian Business School celebrates its 80th anniversary since the founding in 1943.

In keeping with the founder Finn Øien’s original vision, BI80 will deliver significant societal impact, through engaging events, increased scholarship provision, and strengthened partnerships with alumni and the business community.

Today, BI is a leading European business school at the forefront of global research, with excellent faculty within finance, economics, accounting, logistics, law, leadership, data science, marketing, communication and strategy. ​

With over 200 000 alumni, BI is among the most important forces shaping business and society in Norway.

Throughout 2023, BI’s ambition is to celebrate the school’s proud heritage and provide an abiding legacy for decades to come.