Nils Klim Prize News

27.05.2019

The Icelandic-Swedish philosopher Finnur Dellsén is awarded the Nils Klim Prize in 2019 for his research in the fields of epistemology and philosophy of…

30.01.2019

The Nils Klim Committee met in Stockholm on 21 January for a final round of deliberations before deciding on their recommendation for the 2019 Nils Klim Prize…

09.04.2018

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…

13.03.2018

"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?…

17.01.2018

Fourteen years have passed since Claes de Vreese became the first Nils Klim Laureate. In this 2017 interview, he discusses pressing political issues and…

16.01.2018

The Nils Klim Committee met in Copenhagen on 16 January and are now ready with their recommendation for a prize winner for 2018.

23.12.2017

The Norwegian economist Katrine Vellesen Løken was awarded the Nils Klim Prize in 2017 for her research on different aspects of the Nordic welfare states,…

16.12.2017

The Holberg Board is now inviting nominations for the Nils Klim Prize 2019. The Prize is awarded to young Nordic scholars under the age of 35 who have made…

24.01.2017

On 17 January, the Nils Klim Committee met in Bergen to discuss this year’s candidates for the Prize and recommend a winner.

23.05.2016

Are environmental issues a legal concern? What are the mechanisms that control environmental markets and emissions trading? These are some of the questions…