Laureates

2015

Marina Warner

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

2015

Rebecca Adler-Nissen

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

2014

Elvebakken Upper Secondary School

Pupils from Elvebakken Upper Secondary School was awarded the school prize in 2014 for their project about the kvens.

News Holberg Prize

June 8th to 11th will be very exciting days in Norway. We are launching a Masterclass with the Holberg Prize Laureate and the symposium will be filled with well known, international names.

The Holberg Prize is now offering scholarships to Nordic PhD students for the first ever Holberg Prize Masterclass.

News Nils Klim Prize

Nils Klim Prize winner of 2015, Rebecca Adler-Nissen, is an expert in international relations, diplomacy and European integration. In this interview she explains her motivation for exploring these fields of study and her views on the role of the social sciences in our time.

The Holberg Board is now inviting nominations for the Nils Klim Prize. Candidates are young Nordic scholars under the age of 35 who have made outstanding contributions to research within the arts and humantities, social science, law and theology.