Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication

Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication

Language skills and cultural understanding are increasingly important in a globalised world.

NHH is proud of its leading academic environment for research and teaching in the field of language for special purposes (LSP) and intercultural communication, in particular professional language within the fields of economics and business administration.

The department carries out research and offers courses in language and communication in English, French, German, Japanese, Norwegian and Spanish. This website provides useful information for language researchers, students and staff as well as prospective candidates for the National Translator Accreditation Exam.

Student assistant ENG11

The Department of professional and intercultural communication (FSK) invites applicants for 1-2
positions as student assistant for the course ENG11 English for Business II, Spring term 2021. Read more about it here.

Recent publications

Authors Title Publication

Gisle Andersen

Anne-Line Graedler

Morphological borrowing from English to Norwegian: The enigmatic non-possessive -s

Nordic Journal of Linguistics Volume 43 (1); page 3 - 31; 2020


Ingrid Simonnæs; Hegrenæs, Claudia



Using Rubrics for Translation Assessment: The Case of the National Translator Accreditation Exam in Norway



Translatologia; page 1 - 22; 2020

Trine Dahl

Kjersti Fløttum


Climate change as a corporate strategy issue: A discourse analysis of three climate reports from the energy sector

Corporate Communications. An International Journal Volume 24 (3); page 499 - 514; 2019 

José Luis Rojas Díaz

“You Took the Word Out of My Mouth”: A Morphosyntactic and Semantic Analysis of a Phraseological Lexicon of Colombian Spanish 

Computational and Corpus-based Phraseology : Third International Conference, Eurphras 2019.; page 375 - 390; 2019 

Kaisa Sofia Pietikäinen

Silence that speaks: The local inferences of withholding a response in intercultural couples' conflicts

Journal of Pragmatics Volume 129; page 76 - 89; 2018