Handelshøyskolen BI

country rank  6
world rank  1428

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University Overview

Established in 1943, Handelshøyskolen BI (BI Norwegian Business School) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Oslo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bergen Trondheim, Stavanger, Drammen, Kristiansand. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Handelshøyskolen BI (BI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Handelshøyskolen BI (BI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 75 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name BI Norwegian Business School
Acronym BI
Founded 1943
Motto Empowering People, Improving Business

University Location

Address Nydalsveien 37
Oslo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
0484 Oslo
T +47 46 41 00 00
F +47
Other locations Bergen Trondheim, Stavanger, Drammen, Kristiansand

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Nydalsveien 37
Oslo 0484
+47 46 41 00 00

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Handelshøyskolen BI's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018