NHH Norwegian School of Economics

NHH Norwegian School of Economics is one of the leading business schools in Europe. NHH has an internationally recognised research environment and is the first choice for students who want to study business in Norway.Academic strength, comprehensive understanding of business and industry, and an international perspective. With a master's degree from NHH you get the best foundation for an inspiring career.



The NHH Norwegian School of Business was founded in 1936 by King Haakon VII. It is Norway's oldest business school and still one of the top institutions of this kind in the country.


A business and management education ranked as one of the best in Europe. At NHH you will receive a future-oriented education that is in great demand, unique learning experiences and great career opportunities.


The Office of Research Administration's (FAA) provides advice and support to NHH`s management and faculty. Our services includes strategy development and implementation, external funding, accreditation, benchmarking, gender equality, PhD programme, Library services and support to the NHH Research Committee.

NHH aims to be an international leader in selected research areas. The Departments are our core units, while the centres of excellence are our spearheads. NHH faculty are in high demand as experts in the business world, the media and society as a whole. Together with associated institutions SNF and AFF, NHH forms the most advanced research environment in economics and business administration in Norway.


The average starting salary for new NHH graduates is almost NOK 540 000, according to the NHH labour market survey.

The annual labour market survey measures how well NHH graduates are accepted into the labour market. About three out of four NHH students get a job before they finish their studies, according to the survey.

The three main sectors for new NHH graduates are auditing, consulting and banking/insurance/finance. The biggest decline is in the oil and gas industry, where the proportion has halved since the previous year.


Student services

The Office has the main administrative responsibility for NHH's full time study programmes at the bachelor and master levels, and provides educational support for students, faculty and the school's management.

At the Service Centre you can get answers to study-related questions or book an appointment with a student counsellor. You can also drop in if you need someone to talk to you.

We're located in NHH's main building up stairs from the main entrance.

Housing services

If you are an international student admitted to English-language MSc programme, you are guaranteed housing through the Student Welfare Organisation in Bergen (Sammen).

Library services

Student/employee card is needed to borrow the items or order from other libraries. Books should be borrowed at the self-service machine. Journals are available to read or copy in the library.

ICT services

As a student at NHH you will get access to IT services. The IT support for students is here to help you solve your problems concerning these services.

Medical services

The Student Welfare Organization in Bergen's Student Health Care Centre is located in the city centre. All services are free of charge.

Student Life

Campus life

NHH is situated in Helleveien 30, a less than 10-minute bus ride north from the city centre.

Sports facilities

The Student Welfare Organization in Bergen (SiB) runs a training centre right next to the campus.

Student clubs

As an NHH student, you automatically become a member of NHHS, one of the most active student associations in Norway. 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. 

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. Relevant experiences while studying is highly valued by potential employers.


NHH offers education on a high international level. The Quality Assurance System secures that the study programmes at NHH maintain high quality and a positive development.