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BI Norwegian Business School

PhD

Are you curious, ambitious, and analytical? With a PhD from BI you will be well prepared for a career at top universities and research institutions. Develop as a researcher under the supervision of internationally renowned BI faculty.

BI's PhD programme features six areas of specialisation

PhD student in the library at Campus Oslo
PhD student in the library at Campus Oslo

Start date:  August 2024

This PhD specialisation provides candidates with rigorous training at the research frontier in Accounting.

Renata Silva de Almeida
Renata Silva de Almeida

Start date:  August 2024

This PhD specialisation provides candidates with an in-depth and intensive training programme at the cutting edge of both theoretical and empirical research in Finance.

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Male student in a suit listening to other students

Start date:  August 2025

This PhD specialisation is designed to produce graduates who are able to contribute to the advancement of marketing theory and practice.

PhD Candidate Caroline Espegren
PhD Candidate Caroline Espegren

Start date:  August 2024

The PhD programme in Economics trains candidates to engage in high quality scientific research, making use of economic theory and state of the art econometric methods.

Male PhD candidate in the library at campus Oslo
Male PhD candidate in the library at campus Oslo

Start date:  August 2025 

This PhD specialisation is an international programme designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to the advancement of research and practice within the field of leadership and organisation.

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This PhD specialisation is developed to provides candidates with the knowledge and skills to produce relevant and original research within strategic management, entrepreneurship, innovation and related fields.

PhD programme at BI

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Admission concept on keyboard button

To gain admission to the PhD Programme, an applicant must formally apply to be accepted into the PhD Programme at BI Norwegian Business School.

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Young person writing college application form with pen and paper

All applications must be submitted electronically through an online application form.

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Why pursue a PhD at BI?

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