Faculty Profile

Hans Robert Schwencke

Professor - Department of Law and Governance


Professor Schwencke has practiced auditing and has also been a technical expert in accounting in one of the larger auditing firms in Norway. He was Head of Office of Accounting Law in the Ministry of Commerce. He was part of the technical staff of the Institute of Auditors in 1982-1985.

He started his academic carear at BI in 1989. He is the author of many accounting articles as well known accounting books. He was and still is a member of many Ministry Committees in Accounting, Auditing and Tax. His doctoral degree of law is based on the dissertation " Accounting for Mergers and Acquisitions in Europe"

Research areas
Norwegian and European Accounting Law. IFRS. Accounting for Mergers and Acquisitions.

Publications registered in Cristin

(Current research information system in Norway)

Academic Degrees
Year Academic Department Degree
2002 University of Oslo Ph.D Dr. Juris
2002 University of Oslo Ph.D Dr. Juris
Work Experience
Year Employer Job Title
2003 - Present BI Norwegian Business School Professor
2002 - 2003 BI Norwegian Business School Associate Professor
1992 - 2002 BI Norwegian Business School Industrial professor