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.



Recent publications

Authors Title Publication

Gisle Andersen

Corpus construction. In Jucker, Andreas H., Klaus P. Schneider & Wolfram Bublitz (eds.)

Methods in Pragmatics. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, page 467-494; 2018


Bjørge, Anne Kari;

Madsen Sandvik, Alexander;

Whittaker, Sunniva

The recontextualisation of values in the multilingual workplace

Corporate communications: An international journal, 22, 3, 401–416, 2017

Trine Dahl, Kjersti Fløttum



Verbal–visual harmony or dissonance? A news values analysis of multimodal news texts on climate change


Discourse, Context & Media Volume 20; page 124 - 131; 2017 

Gisle Andersen

A corpus study of pragmatic adaptation: The case of the Anglicism [ jobb] in Norwegian

Journals of Pragmatics 2017, Volume 113, 127-143; 2017

Rygg, Kristin

‘Typically Norwegian to be impolite.’ Impoliteness according to whom?

FLEKS - Scandinavian Journal of Intercultural Theory and practice Volume 4 (1); 2017