The Municipality of Bærum

Bærum is the newest member of the Oslo Region European Office. Bærum is a municipality in Akershus county. 122.000 people live in Bærum, making it the fifth largest municipality in Norway. Bærum’s business industry is significant, employing 35.000 people. Several large companies, like Telenor, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Aker Solutions, have their headquarters on Fornebu in Bærum.

On an international level, Bærum focuses on the following topics:

  • Smart cities
  • Erasmus+ – digitalization and language learning
  • Climate and environment
  • Youth work at the municipal level
  • Democracy and citizen participation


Contact information:

Øyvind Moberg Wee. E-mail: