Programmes and individual courses


Find information about the application process, the admission requirements, scholarships and answers to questions we often receive about the search process.


If you want to submit an application for admission to BI’s studies or courses you must do this in our application portal. You can get to the portal by clicking the “Apply now” button from the page of the programme or course that you want to apply to. 

You can also go directly to BI’s admission web and add your application now. 

Have you applied before or started an application? 
Have you started an application and registered your email address or are you already a BI student? You can log in to check the status or complete the application. 

Application deadlines 
BI Norwegian Business School is a private institution and the admissions process is not handled by Samordna opptak (Norwegian Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). You can therefore apply for admission to our full-time programmes after the priority deadlines outlined below.

International applicants with citizenship from outside the EU/EEA must apply by 15 June.

Priority deadlines

  • 1 March for international Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Data Science for Business applicants
  • 15 April for Norwegian Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Data Science for Business applicants
  • 1 March for Master of Science applicants (application deadline for scholarships is 1 March)

BI offers rolling admission thereafter, based on availability. The application web for BI’s Master of Science programmes closes 1 August.

If you apply for admission to one of our part-time programmes, there will be continuous admissions until the respective course or programme starts. 

Processing time 
The processing time for admission to BI Norwegian Business School will vary according to the time of year, the course or programme in question and the educational background of the applicant. Read more on application processing times

Laws and Regulations 
Laws and Regulations for higher education.

Admission requirements

Master of Science

Programme specific admission requirements:

Frequently asked questions 
Here you will find frequently asked questions about admission and the admission process at BI Norwegian Business School.

Tuition fees 
BI Norwegian Business School is a self-owned, not-for-profit foundation whose sole focus is education and research. Any profit will be used to strengthen BI’s research and learning environment in accordance with the objectives of the school. Read more on tuition fees

Verification of diplomas 
Employers or other external parties may need confirmation that a diploma or a transcript of grades from BI Norwegian Business School is authentic. Read more on the verification of diplomas

You can withdraw from a programme or course both before and after you have started. You have a right of cancellation for 14 days from the date you signed the study contract in accordance with the (Norwegian) Consumer Purchases Cancellation Act. Read more on the withdrawal process

Waiting list 
Your application can be waitlisted by BI Norwegian Business School. The reason could be limited capacity or that your application needs more time to be evaluated. Your application will be processed and we will contact you if necessary. Read more on application processing and the use of waiting lists

Last updated 9 May 2022