About BI

Our strategy

"Shaping people and business for an international, digital and sustainable future"


Strategy 2025

With very respectable results in top international research journals, with promising development on the Financial Times- and the Economist rankings, as holder of the three most prestigious international business school accreditations and with a stronger than ever financial foundation for further development, BI has established itself in the top tier of European Business Schools.

Our Vision

 “Shaping people and business for an international, digital and sustainable future”

BI Norwegian Business School will be a leading business school in Europe attracting the best students and excellent faculty, both in terms of research and teaching. The importance of sustainability, the impact of digital technology and the ability to work effectively in an international context will be integrated into all programmes.

Our Mission & Purpose

“At BI, students, academics and business professionals co-create a more sustainable future”

We do this by pursuing academic excellence and shaping future careers and businesses, through internationally acclaimed research, high quality education and close interaction with business and society.

Our Core Values

  • Student’s success: We will focus on students learning and expect learning outcomes from our students
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: We will nurture a culture of innovation and improvement
  • Responsibility: We honor academic values and promote academic integrity and freedom. We contribute to sustainable development and corporate responsibility by working in alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), and by integrating them into our research, teaching, operations and collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Collegiality: We demonstrate collegiality by contributing to an inclusive work environment in which curiosity and interest in each other are valued.


Our Aspirations

As a leading European business school, BI...

  • Advances international research
  • Develops attractive and responsible graduates who combine the knowledge and skills to work effectively and successfully in an international and digital workplace
  • Contributes to innovation and value creation through sustainable business practices

Strategic Priority