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.

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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

Pietikäinen, Kaisa Sofia


On second language/nonnative speakerism in conversation analysis: A study of emic orientations to language in multilingual/lingua franca couple interactions

Journal of Pragmatics Volume 169; page 136 - 150; 2020

Andersen, Gisle

Three cases of phraseological borrowing: A comparative study of as if, Oh wait and the ever construction in the Scandinavian languages

Ampersand; 2020

Dahl, Trine; Fløttum, Kjersti

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