With a PhD from BI you will be well prepared for a career at top universities and research institutions. Our PhD candidates develop as researchers under the supervision of internationally renowned BI faculty.
A PhD from BI can be a gateway to prestigious placements at universities around the world.
What is a PhD?
The standard period of study in the doctoral programme is four years including 25 per cent of…
BI offers PhD scholarships to support students in the six areas of specialisation at the PhD level.
Meet the faculty responsible for the specialisations.
Leadership and Organisation
Focuses on developing the doctoral candidates’ theoretical knowledge and methodological skills required to become successful researchers
The department has a strong track record of publications in top journals.
The programme focuses on developing methodological skills required to become successful marketing researchers.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship
This specialisation educates candidates to become researchers capable of exploring challenges faced in entrepreneurial business and innovation policies.
Solid training in performing high quality scientific research in economics.
In-depth and intensive training programme at the cutting edge of both theoretical and empirical research in finance.
"With a PhD from BI you will be well prepared for a career at top universities and research institutions. The journey is challenging, but very rewarding. When you leave BI as a PhD graduate, you should expect to have contributed new and valuable insights to your field of study"
Professor, Dean of the Doctoral Programme
Read interviews with our PhD candidates
Why take a PhD in Norway?
Forget about the beautiful fjords and mountains...Forget about the attractive job market and low…
Find information about previously submitted PhD dissertations at BI Norwegian Business School.
PhD candidates admitted to PhD Programmes at other institutions are welcome to take PhD courses at BI.