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 three of BIs specialised bachelor programmes Communication Leadership and Creative Industries Management and a new bachelor programme Digital communication and marketing from fall 2019, 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

Benedicte Brøgger

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

  • Monday, 18 February 2019 - Adresseavisen

    Digital rectification in the music

    Never have so many access to a lot of different music, and many of us have never heard exactly the same. The report ordered by the Ministry of Culture, the Center for Creative Industries at BI…

  • Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - dn.no

    The life of the sound and the sound of life

    Norwegian music is broad, diverse and constantly evolving, but BI and Menon's fresh report on the consequences of digitization for the music industry in Norway also points to major challenges.

  • Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - dn.no

    The sound of life and life in the sound

    Norwegian music is broad, diverse and constantly evolving, but BI and Menon's fresh report on the consequences of digitization for the music industry in Norway also points to major challenges.

  • Saturday, 09 February 2019 - Klassekampen.no

    Gender and music

    A new BI report claims that the gender differences are strengthened rather than weakened by the digitization of the music industry. BI professor Anne-Britt Gran asks the Minister of Culture, Trine…

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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