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NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Helleveien 30 Bergen View map
Norway

Overview

NHH - Norwegian School of Economics  is among the best ranked business schools in Europe and is the Norwegian member of the exclusive CEMS network – the strategic alliance of 31 leading business schools, 65 multinational companies and six NGO partners. The school has an internationally recognised research environment and is the first choice for students who want to study business administration in Norway. NHH has an international profile and cooperates with 170 universities and business schools in more than 50 countries. We have about 3,500 students and 400 employees.

As an NHH student you will benefit from:


A master's degree from NHH enables you to make qualified decisions for business and society. Flexibility lets you tailor your degree to your academic interests and career ambitions, and opens the way to exceptional international experiences, such as Double Degree programmes, the CEMS Master in International Management and student exchanges. 

    NHH candidates quickly find relevant, well paid jobs after their studies and the percentage working in IT and telecommunications is on the rise, shows NHH’s labour market survey (2017).


      At NHH you will find an active student life with a wide range of activities to take part in. 

      As an NHH student, you automatically become a member of NHHS, the school's student association. Participating in one or more of the association’s activities, gives you a chance to make new friends, pursue your interests and gain new experiences. 72 per cent of the students reports to be engaged in different student groups. Taking part in NHHS activities also gives you practical experiences and a way to develop your teamwork and leadership skills and test academic theories in real life.

      NHHS activities range from sport clubs for football, basketball and outdoor activities, to financial and entrepreneurial groups, school newspapers, a TV channel, a photography group, a dance group and several choirs.

      Two of the biggest events organised by NHHS are:

      • The cultural festival UKEN - the largest student event in the western part of Norway. For three weeks students organise stage shows, concerts and other events that attract thousands of visitors to the school.
      • The NHH Symposium - northern Europe’s largest student-run conference for the business community. Business leaders and top politicians attend the event, discussing current global issues.


      To help make sure you get off to the best possible start, NHHS and NHH organise a Welcome Week at the start of your first semester. During Welcome Week there are events night and day, giving you great opportunities to get to know your fellow students, campus and the wonderful city of Bergen. All new students are placed in groups with older students as mentors/hosts.


      Admission to NHH's MSc programme is once a year and the study programme starts in mid-August. The application portal opens in November every year and the application deadline is 15 February for the following academic year. 

      Admission requirements:

      • Bachelor's degree. Admission to master’s degree studies in Norway requires Higher Education Entrance Qualification and a completed degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor's degree.  Read more about additional requirements to the bachelor's degree on NHH's website
      • GMAT or GRE. Applications must include a GMAT/GRE test by March 15. You can find information about minimum test scores, and exemptions from this requirement, on NHH's website
      • English language requirement. All applicants must document a good command of the English language by passing one of these three tests: TOEFL, IELTS or PTE. More information on minimum scores, and exemptions from this requirement, can be found on NHH's website
      • Curriculum vitae (résumé). You must submit a copy of your curriculum vitae/résumé. 
      • Documentation of financial ability. All citizens outside the EU/EEA-area and Switzerland must document financial ability. Read about how to document financial ability on NHH's website.
      • Documentation of identity. In order to confirm your identity, you must upload a copy of your passport/ID card and a copy of your diploma/transcript from secondary school (in the original language).


      Please contact [email protected] if you have questions concerning admission.


      At NHH we have close links to business and industry. The school's extensive cooperation with Norwegian and international companies will make sure you get a learning experience that is relevant, up to date and focused on helping you become a business leader of tomorrow.

      Our students get inspiration from meeting representatives from the business community all year round through guest lectures, case presentations, seminars and conferences, career days and company presentations.

      NHH candidates quickly find relevant, well paid jobs after their studies and the percentage working in IT and telecommunications is on the rise, shows NHH’s labour market survey (2017). The labour market survey is an annual survey of how NHH graduates are received in the labour market. It was sent to the 498 candidates who graduated in spring 2017.

      The responses show that over 88% had found work six months after completing their master’s degrees. About 7% of the candidates chose to continue their studies at NHH or other educational institutions. This is a 2% increase from the previous year.

      Among those in employment, 74.6% stated that they had received a job offer before they had graduated. Close to 95% consider their work to be relevant to their education at NHH.

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