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University of Stavanger Business School

The UiS Business School has highly competent researchers and staff who offer some of the most sought after study opportunities in Norway.

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About UiS Business School

The University of Stavanger Business School is an internationally oriented business school with a strong regional identity.

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The UiS Business School

The UiS Business School is a business school situated in Stavanger, Norway, and a faculty under the University of Stavanger. The school has approximately 1400 students and 92 employees.

Academic programmes

The UiS Business School offer five study programmes: bachelor programmes in Business Administration and in Law. Graduate programmes are the Master of Science programmes in Business Administration, in Business Law and in Accounting and Auditing. In addition, the school also offer a PhD programme and an Executive MBA programme.

All organisations need the expertise to manage strategic development and ensure sustainable use of resources. This is the core of our study programs and our graduates qualify for jobs in the industry, banking and finance, auditing and IT, wide-scale advisory services in both public and private sectors.

Departments

The UiS Business School is organized into four departments:

The Centre for Innovation Research, and the CIAM – The Collaborative Competence Cluster for Industrial Asset Management is also associated with the UiS Business School.

Faculty and staff

Our 92 faculty members and aministrative staff are highly professional and have a large network of fellow researchers and research institutions both nationally and internationally. For the moment there are 20 doctoral fellows at the UiS Business School. We are closely in contact with the social and business community both in our education and our research.

History

The origin for the UiS Business School was the establishment of the Rogaland Regional College in Stavanger in 1969 with a two-year program in Business Administration.

The regional College became the University College of Rogaland in 1985 and in 1995 changed the name to Høgskolen i Stavanger/Stavanger University College (HiS).

The University of Stavanger UiS was established in 2005 when the former Høgskolen i Stavanger (HiS) received university status. The UiS Business School was established in 2011 and the school aquired the status of a faculty in 2018 and is now one of six faculties at the University of Stavanger.

Departments and faculty

Events

How can companies benefit from the master thesis projects?

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6th Stavanger Behavioral Economics and Finance Workshop

Thu. 25.08 09:00

fri. 26.08 15:45

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The 44th Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists - 2022

Tue. 25.10 09:00

wed. 26.10 15:00

Universitetet i Stavanger, Arne Rettedals hus
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News from UiS Business School

PhD course: Design of Effective Behavioral Interventions

The University of Stavanger Business School is happy to offer the course "Design of Effective Behavioral Interventions" ...

Marte C.W. Solheim is a new Professor in Innovation Studies

Marte Cecilie Wilhelmsen Solheim is promoted to Professor in Innovation Studies at UiS Business School. Her research com...

Publication Prize for Professor Kenneth Wathne

Professor of Marketing at UiS Business School, Kenneth Henning Wathne, has received the publication prize of the most em...

Anders Åkerman is new Professor of Economics at UiS

Anders Åkerman is promoted to Professor of Economics at UiS Business School. He is mainly working on issues related to t...

Dengjun Zhang is the new Professor of Accounting

Dengjun Zhang is promoted to professor of accounting at the UiS Business School. His recent research focuses on economic...

Hongyan Shi is a new professor in Marketing

As a new professor at UiS Business School, Hongyan Shi wants to help students build their skills in decision-making.

Strong applicant numbers from international students to UiS Business School

The number of international applicants to the Master of Science in Business Administration has increased by over 70 perc...

PhD course in randomized controlled trials in the social sciences, September 2022

UiS Business School offers the course Randomized controlled trials in the social sciences (PHD416) to PhD students in th...

Kenneth H. Wathne appointed member of the 2022 Louis W. Stern Award Committee

Professor Kenneth H. Wathne from the UiS Business School is appointed member of the 2022 Louis W. Stern Award Committee.

Contribution to the Swedish Corona Commission

The Swedish Corona Commission released its report on February 24. Associate professor Anders Åkerman at UiS Business Sch...

Elham Ghazimatin named as a finalist for the 2021 Shelby D. Hunt/Harold H. Maynard Award

Elham Ghazimatin's dissertation paper “Mobilizing the Temporary Organization: The Governance Roles of Selection and Pric...

PhD course in Econometrics with Professor Magne Mogstad in August 2022

The University of Stavanger Business School is pleased to offer the course Econometrics PHD401 to PhD students in the so...

Best Paper Award 2021 to Mattias Hamberg

Professor Mattias Hamberg is honoured with the Best Paper Award 2021 by the European Accounting Association for a paper ...

A collaborative approach to researching student learning engagement

Which classroom practices are critical for creating an engaging learning environment? UiS researchers from different d...

– If you want to learn from passionate people, you should not hesitate to apply for Strategic Marketing and Analytics

Daniel André Hamre Bjørnstol has a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Stavanger Business ...

– Stavanger is a great city for study

Karla Vanessa Barreto Del Manzano Trobamala from Mexico got her master's degree in Business Administration at the Univer...

– UiS serves as a hub where students and corporate professionals can mingle and explore opportunities

Tanveer Ahmed has a master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Stavanger Business School. He now ...

– I was not mistaken in choosing the master of Strategic Marketing and Analytics

Iryna Overko is studying in Stavanger for her master's degree in Business Administration, specialising in Strategic Mark...

I was not mistaken in choosing the master of Strategic Marketing and Analytics

Iryna Overko is studying in Stavanger for her master's degree in Business Administration, specialising in Strategic Mark...

Einar (27) works as a senior broker and CFO

Einar Øglænd Torjusen took a master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Stavanger Business School.

Researchers at the UiS Business School and the Centre for Innovation Research are among the most cited researchers in the world

Several researchers from the UiS Business School feature in two different rankings of the world's most cited researchers...

The UiS Business School and the Centre for Innovation Research are participating in a new circular bioeconomy initiative in Western Norway

The Research Council of Norway is awarding NOK 28 million to a project entitled Biocircle: Increased Innovation Capacity...

Competence sharing price 2021 awarded Marte C. W. Solheim

Associate Professor and Head of Centre for Innovation Research, Marte C. W. Solheim at the University of Stavanger Busin...

Dissertation on policy instruments for entrepreneurs

Founder and entrepreneur Murshid M. Ali defended his dissertation for the Ph.D. degree in Management, Economics, and Tou...

Students got to try themselves as consultants

In the course "Economics of Motivation" the students get to try themselves as consultants in working life to test theori...

Magne Mogstad taught econometrics to PhD students

Doctoral research fellows from all over Scandinavia were gathered in Stavanger when Magne Mogstad taught econometrics at...

100 million for a more climate-friendly aquaculture industry

A UiS-led investment in sustainable aquaculture receives almost NOK 100 million from the government's Green Platform Ini...

PhD course in Econometrics with Professor of Economics Magne Mogstad, University of Chicago

The University of Stavanger Business School is pleased to offer the course Econometrics PHD401 to PhD students in the so...

World-renowned researcher joins the UiS Business School and the Smart City Research Network

Professor Jennifer Clark of the Knowlton School of Architecture at Ohio State University is appointed adjunct professor ...

Jonathan Muringani receives Paul Benneworth PhD Student Award 2021

Former PhD Student at UiS Business School Jonathan Muringani has won this year's Paul Benneworth PhD Student Award from ...

Dreams of becoming a business developer

Richard Reistad from Bergen has recently graduated with an MSc in Business Administration from the University of Stavang...

Alina helps businesses attract and motivate employees

Alina Isaevskaya holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Stavanger Business School. As...

The combination of management, strategy and technology gives me an advantage in the job market

Adnana Osmanbasic is studying to become an economist and has chosen to specialise in "Leadership in a Digital Economy". ...

– Business Administration is so much more than just numbers and systems. It's just as much about finding solutions to new and existing problems

Silje Sletten recently completed her Master's degree in Business Administration, specialising in innovation. A consultan...

– Innovation expertise is important in the business sector and can make a big difference at the start of your career

Katrine Wangen from Bærum chose to specialise in innovation for her Master's degree in Business Administration. – After ...

Anja got a consultancy job at PwC before completing her studies

Anja Fintland (26) has just completed her Master's degree in Business Administration at the University of Stavanger Busi...

Folkvord and Kvaløy appointed to a new tax committee

On Friday 18 June, the government established a committee to carry out a comprehensive review of the Norwegian tax and e...

UiS Business School and the CIIP go forwards in the competition to become a centre for excellence in research (SFF)

The CIIP – Centre for Innovation, Institutions and Policy – will investigate to see how technological changes and innova...

The Centre for Innovation Research, a contributor to the debate on practice and policy

A look at how the Centre for Innovation Research in Stavanger has evolved in line with rapidly changing surrounds and sh...

– My dream of getting a consulting job became a reality through a master's degree in business at UiS

Kristoffer Svanes is studying for a master's degree in Business Administration at UiS and specialises in finance. Even b...

Academic Programmes

Bachelor in Business Administration

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Bachelor in Law

Language of instruction: Norwegian

MSc Accounting and Auditing

Language of instruction: Norwegian

PhD Programme

The Research School in Economics and Business Administration

Executive MBA

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Research

The University of Stavanger Business School has a wide and skilled research environment within Economics, Business, Law, Innovation and Management.

Main Areas of Expertise

  • Economics
  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Management
  • Marketing

Economics: labour economics, behavioral economics, environmental and resource economics, seafood-related research, oil-related research Finance: applied finance Management: leadership, operation management, project management, information management, strategy Marketing: branding, consumer behavior, business to business (B2B), distribution channels, inter-organizational relationships, industrial networks, social networks.

Vice Dean of Research

Ragnar Tveterås is the Vice Dean of Research at UiS Business School.

The Research School in Economics and Business Administration

The Research School in Economics and Business Administration (ECOBA) educate researchers who study how people and firms behave and interact within and between organizations and markets. Read more about the Research School in Economics and Business Administration

Centre for Innovation Research

The University in Stavanger (UiS) and NORCE (former International Research Institute of Stavanger – IRIS) established a joint centre for innovation research. Realizing that most innovation processes take place in organizations, studies of the micro foundations and management of these processes in enterprises and the public sector are essential. Our collaborative studies with industry and governments inform policy and strategy regionally, nationally and internationally. Read more about Centre for Innovation Research

CIAM – Cluster on Industrial Asset Management

CIAM is a collaborative competence cluster for industrial asset management, and the focus is to make industrial production, manufacturing and process assets more cost effective through continued learning and innovation. Read more on the CIAM web page

Selected research projects

Feedback and incentives

Website under construction.

Coast-benefit

Website under construction.

Brukarinteresser og digitalisering i helse- og sosialsektoren

Website under construction.

Edu4QI

Institutional cooperation for enhancement of quality and relevance of education<br>at all levels and forms

Contact
Visiting adress

Campus Ullandhaug Elise Ottesen-Jensens hus, 2nd floor Kjell Arholms gate 35, 4021 Stavanger

Telephone

+47 51 83 15 55

Postal adress

University of Stavanger UiS Business School N-4036 Stavanger Norway

Facts
Students

1400

PhD Candidates

20

Faculty members

110

Number of publications annually

50

International partner schools

40

UiS Business School