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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    Companies must take a rasist “cleaning”

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    Idar Vollvik with a new name for his online store

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  • Monday, 30 November 2020 -

    Media innovation during the corona crisis: BI leads new research project

    Associate Professor Mona Kristin Solvoll and partners will find out how the media can build innovation capacity. The project ‘Media Innovation Through the Corona Crisis (MICC) - how news media can…

  • Friday, 27 November 2020 -

    Spoilers do not ruin the ticket revenue

    Not all spoilers have a negative effect when you intend to watch the movie. On the contrary, some spoilers can have a positive effect that it helps you to get a better mental picture of what the…