BI Norwegian Business School


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. Our PhD candidates develop as researchers under the supervision of internationally renowned BI faculty.


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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.

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Start date:  August 2023

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

Renata Silva de Almeida


Start date:  August 2022

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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Leadership and Organisation

Start date:  August 2023

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.

PhD Candidate Caroline Espegren


Start date:  August 2022

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.

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Are you qualified?

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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How to apply

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

Curious about PhD?

Watch the videos below and see why you should pursue a PhD at BI.

Why pursue a PhD at BI?

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Contact us

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or would like further information about our PhD programme.