Marina Warner

The Holberg Prize 2015 is awarded to the British historian, writer and mythologist Marina Warner.


Rebecca Adler-Nissen

The Nils Klim Prize for 2015 was awarded to Danish social scientist Rebecca Adler-Nissen.


Rosenvilde Upper Secondary School

Iben Aarbakke from Rosenvilde Upper Secondary School was awarded the school prize first place in 2015.

News Holberg Prize

The Holberg Board opens the nomination period for the 2017 Holberg Prize today, 10. November 2015.

The shortlist for the Holberg Prize 2016 is now ready and the process to find next year’s laureate is one step closer to the announcement 11 March 2016.

News Nils Klim Prize

What can be done to obtain more Nils Klim nominations from Iceland? This was the topic for discussion at the recent Nils Klim event in Reykjavik.

Following the Nils Klim Committee meeting in Helsinki on 29 January, there was an event at the Norwegian Embassy, as a part of the “Evening at the Embassy” series. Here, scholars and experts gathered to discuss the extensive university sector budget cuts that are being implemented in Finland and other Nordic countries, and the consequences for young researchers in particular.