Department of Communication and Culture

We are a leading department that develops and disseminates knowledge in communication, culture and education. The department has several research projects funded by the Research Council of Norway and Horizon 2020 in collaboration with other national and international institutions.

The course portfolio includes two of BI's undergraduate studies: Creative Industries Management and Digital Communication and Marketing. In addition, the department offers program courses at the Master of Science level and nine programs at the Executive Master of Management.
The department has divided its research into the following centers: Center for Corporate Communication, Center for Creative Industries, Center for Internet and Society and Center for Innovation in Education.

Sut I Wong

Head of Department Department of Communication and Culture +4746410723


Silje Engeseth
Head of Administration

Administration: +47 46 41 01 50

BI Norwegian Business School
Nydalsveien 37
N-0484 Oslo

Switchboard: +47 46 41 00 00

Our profile

Through research and teaching, the department's employees work with overall issues and critical thinking in organizations and society, communication and culture.
- We work with both internal and external communication and develop new knowledge and new programs based on the communication challenges of the future where digitalization is central.
- We work with the importance of culture for individuals and organizations, including cultural leadership, educational leadership and personal development, as well as understanding the importance of cultural differences in different countries and organizations.
Educational and research policy, gender equality and globalization are important issues in both our research and teaching.


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    Politicized art

    At KulturPlot's seminar for cultural leadership recently, an interview with Professor at BI Norwegian Business School, Anne-Berit Gran, was discussed. Gran claimed that art and culture have become…

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    How is the communication industry in the Nordic region?

    The report provides an overview of the communication industry in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland today. The findings give us an understanding of further development and possible challenges in…

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    The Labour Party has spent most on advertising in Facebook

    The Labour Party is Facebook's largest advertiser in Norway. Tor Bang, Associate professor at BI Norwegian Business School, believes it is critical that more and more advertising has gone from local…

  • Monday, 23 August 2021 - Universitetsforlaget

    NEW BOOK: Creative Business. Local, digital and economic perspectives

    Professor Anne-Britt Gran and Bjørn Eirik Olsen are are the editors of this book, now published by Universitetsforlaget. The following contribute to this book: Trine Bille, Erik Lerdahl, Irina…