Department of Business, History and Social Sciences


Institutt for økonomi, historie og samfunnsvitenskap

Study Programmes Employees

The Department of Business, History and Social Sciences has 60 employees, and there are about 1,000 students at the department.

Our core tasks are teaching and research in economics, entrepreneurship, innovation, management, IT, history and sociology. We work research-based and interdisciplinary in meetings between the various subjects.

Study Programmes

The department offers the following studies at the USN School of Business in Vestfold:

One-year Programmes

Bachelor Programmes

Master Programmes


The department offers the following part time studies:

Research and professional development work

The research in the department is focused on the research groups USN School of Business:

The department also takes part in the Center for Security, Crisis Management and Emergency Preparedness.

The department has a large interface with public, private and voluntary sectors, which is reflected in the bachelor's and master's theses close to practice for the students.

The academic community contributes relevant knowledge and research to business, public enterprises and organizations, and is internationally oriented through mobility programs for students and employees and R&D work.