BI Norwegian Business School was first established as a night school by Finn Øien in 1943. Over the next decade, BI came to offer a two-year daytime programme approved by the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund.
With Triple Accreditation and a strong ranking by the Financial Times, BI can guarantee a high quality and internationally recognised education. Our programmes have been developed to reflect that the world of education is becoming increasingly global. They are taught entirely in English and have an international focus and student body.
BI has organised its academic activites into nine separate research departments covering all of the disciplines that should be found in a modern European business school. Part of BI's research activity is organised in individual research centres. These are organised under BI's nine departements.
Our Careers Service is responsible for the contact between students and the businesses. They work continuously to give you as a student an opportunity to meet a future employer.
Amongst other things they are responsible for the internship programme and they arrange Career Days at BI where over 100 businesses visit to meet our students.
We want our students to get as much out of their time as a student, also outside the classrooms. The student life is more than just books and exams, that's why our Student Union work continously to make your years at BI unforgettable.
BI offers a housing guarantee for certain groups of international students. Read more about student housing for international students. We have an arrival serivce for new international students at certain dates at the beginning of each semester.
BI Library services consist of the Main Library in Oslo, the libraries in Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim, service agreements with BI's other campuses and the digital library.
All students are responsible for having valid health and travel insurance covering the duration of their stay – including travels to and from Norway
BI is located in a modern city campus with open spaces and natural light throughout the building, providing a great atmosphere for your studies. Explore the wide range of on-campus facilities!
Nydalen Athletica a gym located at BI’s campus for students in Oslo. This is a great and easily accessible way for students to get in shape while studying.There is also a Student Health Service Centre on campus.
The Student Service Centre will help you with information, guidance, and practicalities during your time as a student at BI.
BI Norwegian Business School has earned the highly recognised international AACSB accreditation, which is known as the hallmark of excellence in business education. With accreditations from AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) and AMBA (The Association of MBAs).
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