Year of foundation: 1936
Approx. number of students: 3,400
MCI partner since: 2018
Bergen is the second-largest city in Norway. At the end of the first quarter of 2016, the municipality's population was 278,121. Since the city is surrounded by mounains it is known as the 'city of seven mountains'. Many of the extra-municipal suburbs are on islands.
Trading in Bergen may have started as early as the 1020s. The city is an international centre for aquaculture, shipping, offshore petroleum industry and subsea technology, and a national centre for higher education, media, tourism and finance. Bergen Port is Norway's busiest in terms of both freight and passengers with over 300 cruise ship calls a year.
The Norwegian School of Economics or NHH was founded in 1936 as Norway's first business school and has since its establishment been a teaching and research institution primarily in the field of business administration.
The school participates in exchange programs with more than 130 foreign institutions in over 30 countries, and around 40 percent of the school's students spend at least one semester on exchange. The school is member of CEMS (The Global Alliance for Management Education) and is accredited by EQUIS.