Research

Department of Communication and Culture

The department combines humanist and social science perspectives and places communication for leaders, public relations, arts management, and intercultural communication at the centre of its cross-disciplinary research and teaching.

Our course portfolio includes two of BIs specialised bachelor programmes Public Relations and Marketing Communication and Creative Industries Management as well as nine Executive Master of Management Programmes. Our faculty deliver insightful research-based teaching for the most engaging learning experience throughout all our programmes. A third of our 45 academic personnel have a multinational background, building the basis for strong interactions between international and national/Norwegian perspectives in teaching and research.

Head of Department

Gillian Warner-Søderholm

Department of Communication and Culture

Contact

Silje Engeseth
Head of Administration

E-mail: silje.engeseth@bi.no
Administration: +47 46 41 01 50

BI Norwegian Business School
Nydalsveien 37
N-0484 Oslo

Switchboard: +47 46 41 00 00

Our profile

Today, leaders need to develop an understanding of the communicative patterns and cultural practices that shape their organizations and interpersonal networks – including traditional, digital, and new media. To meet this need our Department offers theoretical and practical foundations and critical perspectives on which to build successful human and corporate relations. This is tailored specifically for the study of management in a global context with an emphasis on the following three areas:

Our research and teaching with an emphasis on communication management focuses on corporate communications, public relations and intercultural communication in digital, global, and new media environments. For more information, please visit the Centre for Corporate Communication and the Nordic Centre for Internet and Society. 

Our research and teaching with an emphasis on education management focuses evaluating and developing ways to enrich and enhance the educational system at all levels.  Our thought leadership programs are designed to increase learning outcomes through effective school management for all stakeholders.

Activities

Calendar

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  • Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - Dagens Næringsliv

    Open Facebook meeting in Oslo

    Facebook invites you to a two-day public meeting in Oslo city center. People become skeptical when scandals are so close, says Professor Peggy Brønn, BI Norwegian Business School.

  • Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - Dagsavisen

    The Minister of Culture's optimism in technology

    The new cultural governmental report seeks to make cultural policy important. But it has a naive confidence in technology. There is reason to ask about optimism of the cultural intelligence…

  • Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - kommunikasjon.no

    Crises comunication crises related to me-too

    Communication researchers have long stayed away from analyzes of the field of sexual assault. But now some of Norway's meto-cases have been analyzed in a communication perspective. Psychologists and…

  • Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - utrop.no

    Missing focus on new minorities

    There is nothing about how to include the diversity of recent migration, says the leader of Transcultural Arts Production (TrAP) in a critical comment on the cultural governmental report launched…

Magazine

Communication for leaders

Communication for Leaders is a Science Communication Magazine published by Centre for Corporate Communication and Department of Communication and Culture at BI Norwegian Business School.

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