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BI Norwegian Business School

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private


  • FOCUS Comprehensive


Studying in the happiest country in the world!

Between the world-class mountainscapes, NorthernLights and ancient history, Norway is a top destination for the world traveler.Its capital, Oslo, is a cosmopolitan city set amongst the Oslofjord andforests, where breath-taking nature is just one step outside the door.

The real reason you should study in Norway is tounderstand why this small country is number 1 in productivity per worker, withalmost 50% more gross domestic product per hour than the UK. Studying in Norwaywill give you a full grasp of the Scandinavian leadership model.

At the #1 place in Norway, BI Norwegian BusinessSchool (BI) is an international business school with high-impact teaching andresearch, offering English-taught programs at all study levels.

BI’s relentless focus on keeping close bonds tothe business world as well as investing heavily in research has set it apart asan educational institution for future leaders. With leading faculties ineconomics, management, strategy, marketing and finance, BI Norwegian hastriple-crown accreditation – an achievement claimed by only around 1% ofbusiness schools worldwide. This positively impacts our business ties, which inturn has resulted in high employability of our students; 95% of our MScstudents secure employment within 12 months of graduation!

The targeted effort to increase the quality of allour work in research and teaching over the last few years increases our abilityto assert ourselves among the best in the international arena. Our rankingskeep getting better and better! We are #1 in Norway, # 35 out of90 on the Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2016 and #17in the 40 best 'Masters in Management' programmes Rankings by The Economist.These impressive results motivate us to continue working in a targeted way tofurther strengthen our international position in the years to come.

Be part of an international community! Here at BI, 110 nationalities are represented oncampus.  All master’s degrees are taught in English (with one exception)and BI’s Bachelor of Business Administration is also taught in English. AllNorwegians speak English brilliantly, and they love practicing their languageskills with people from other countries, which make life easier for newcomers.

BI offers six different types of scholarships,including two at bachelor’s level and four at master’s level. In 2016, 60scholarships were awarded.

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  • 82.3
    International Faculty
  • 22
    International Students
  • 74.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 91.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 58.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.4
    H-index Citations
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

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Number of students

Postgraduate 14%
Undergraduate 86%

Number of international students

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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

1 Undergraduate Courses

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8 Postgraduate Courses

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.