Laureates

2018

Francesca Refsum Jensenius

The Nils Klim Prize for 2018 was awarded to the Norwegian political scientist Francesca R. Jensenius.

2018

Cass R. Sunstein

The Holberg Prize 2018 was awarded to the American legal scholar Cass R. Sunstein.

2018

Heggen Upper Secondary School

First prize in the Holberg Prize School Project 2018 was awarded to Elin Haugum, Emilie Jensen og Adele Grønningsæther from Heggen VGS.

News Holberg Prize

Legendary researchers and activists joined the panel for the 1 December Holberg Debate.

As of June this year, Professor Cui Zhiyuan from Tsinghua University is appointed a new member of the Holberg Committee.

Nils Klim Prize News

In 2011, Jørn Jacobsen was awarded the Nils Klim Prize for his research into Norwegian criminal law. In this interview from 2017 he talks about why he chose an academic career, the value of legal theory, and challenges in criminal law.

"I am interested in how laws and regulations that are meant to promote justice or equality work in practice. How quickly can we see changes in society?" says Nils Klim Laureate Francesca R. Jensenius.