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Department of Communication and Culture International PhD Scholarships in Norway

BI Norwegian Business School is eagerly awaiting applications from excellent students for its Department of Communication and Culture International PhD Scholarships in Norway.

Students from all around the world can apply for a PhD degree study in the field of Leadership and Organisation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, or Marketing and have completed an MSc or MPhil degree will be considered for the award. The scholarship award consists of a salary valued at NOK 523.000 per annum.

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Nice chance to get financial assistance in Norway.

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BI Norwegian Business School is the largest business school in Norway and the second largest in all of Europe. The school was founded in 1943 with the motto ‘Make it your business. It currently ranks 105th in QS WUR Ranking By Subject 2022.

Why choose to study at the Norwegian Business School? The Norwegian Business School is an independent, not-for-profit foundation and the main provider of research-based knowledge. The school’s mission is to shape people and business for an international, digital, and sustainable future by pursuing academic excellence and shaping future careers and businesses through internationally acclaimed research, high-quality education, and close interaction with business and society.

Application Deadline: 1st December 2022 is the last day to apply.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: BI Norwegian Business School 
  • Department: Department of Communication and Culture 
  • Course Level: PhD 
  • Award: NOK 523.000
  • Number of Awards: NA 
  • Access Mode: Online 
  • Nationality: Domestic and International 
  • The award can be taken in Norway

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  • Eligible Countries: Norwegian and international students can apply. 
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD specializations: ‘Leadership and Organisation’, ‘Strategy and Entrepreneurship’, or ‘Marketing’ taught at the BI Norwegian Business School can be applied for. 
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must have the necessary academic qualification. 

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: The Norwegian Business School accepts applications via its official application portal. Interested candidates can submit a separate scholarship application form
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Certificate of a Master of Science degree or equivalent; please include transcripts of grades.
  • Certificate of a Bachelor’s degree, please include transcripts of grades.
  • A Diploma Supplement or a similar document describing in detail the study and grade system and the rights for further studies associated with the obtained degree
  • Other relevant certificates and transcripts
  • A project proposal (5-10 pages including topic, proposed method, and schedule) and a tentative list of courses
  • CV
  • Letters of recommendation from relevant employers/tutors 
  • A complete list of all publications and other documented relevant activities
  • Signed verification document Template to be found here
  • Certificates from previously completed courses at the doctoral level
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants must have completed a Master of Science degree with thesis work, research masters/M.Phil. degree, or a comparable degree relevant for research in communication science by the early autumn of 2023, with a grade point average of B or higher. 
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • TOEFL IBT – 90
  • TOEFL CBT – 233
  • TOEFL PBT – 575 
  • IELTS – 6.5 


The BI Norwegian Business School will award the selected candidates a four-year scholarship that currently pays NOK 523.000 per annum, along with a PhD position. 

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