Endowed professorships at NHH

Endowed professorships at NHH

NHH has endowed professorships donated by Bergen's Shipowners' Association/The Neptun Bergen Foundation, NorgesGruppen, The Norwegian Institute of Public Accountants and Equinor.

MAritime economics

  • Endowed Professorship donated by Bergen's Shipowners' Association and the Neptun Bergen Foundation
  • Chair holder: Professor Roar Os Ådland, Department of Business and Management Science
  • Period: Five years, ends 19 August 2022

Centre for Shipping and Logistics

Competition Economics

  • Endowed Professorship donated by NorgesGruppen
  • Chair holder: Professor Frode Steen, Department of Economics
  • The agreement includes financing of a post doctoral position for three years. The position is held by Assistant Professor Simen Aardal Ulsaker.
  • Period: Five years from the autumn of 2016

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  • Endowed professorship donated by The Norwegian Institute of Public Accountants
  • Chair holder: Adjunct Professor William F Messier jr, Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law
  • Period: Three years from August 2017

The Akademia Agreement with Equinor ASA

The Akademia agreement with Equinor was signed in December 2018, and finances researcher positions in three research areas.


Project Head: Professor Jon Iden, Department of Strategy and Management

Financed positions:

MAcro economics and natural resources 

Financed position:

  • Associate Professor and Project Head: Torfinn Harding, Department of Economics

The knowledge firm

Project Heads: Senior researcher Torstein Nesheim, SNF and Professor Karen Modesta Olsen, Department of Strategy and Management.

Financed position:

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