The UiS Business School has highly competent researchers and staff who offer some of the most sought after study opportunities in Norway.
About UiS Business School
The University of Stavanger Business School is an internationally oriented business school with a strong regional identity.
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 about 120 employees. The School is a member of The EFMD Global, The European Law Faculties Association (ELFA) and The AACSB: Global Business Education Network.
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.
The UiS Business School is organized into four departments:
- Department of Innovation, Management and Marketing
- Department of Accounting and Law
- Departement of Economics and Finance
- Administrative Staff and Support
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 faculty members and administrative 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.
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
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News from UiS Business School
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The University of Stavanger Business School has a wide and skilled research environment within Economics, Business, Law, Innovation and Management.
Main Areas of Expertise
- Accounting and Auditing
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.
Ragnar Tveterås is the Vice Dean of Research at UiS Business School.
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
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 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