On Thursday, 14 March, the 2024 Holberg Prize and Nils Klim Prize will be announced at the University Aula in Bergen.
Join us in the celebration of outstanding research in the humanities, social sciences, law and theology. The Holberg Week 2024 will take place 4 —7 June in Bergen and Oslo. Save the dates!
The 2023 Holberg prize is awarded to Catalan scholar Joan Martinez-Alier for his ground-breaking research in ecological economics, political ecology and environmental justice.
Nils Klim Prize
The 2023 Nils Klim Prize is awarded to Danish literary researcher Simona Zetterberg-Nielsen for her research into the history of the Danish novel, its narrative structure and its fictionality.
Holberg Prize School Project
Oskar Hellesø-Knutsen from Lillestrøm Upper Secondary School came in first place in the Holberg School Programme 2023 with the research project 'Unity After a Disaster',
Holberg Prize News
We welcome nominations for the 2025 Holberg Prize and the 2025 Nils Klim Prize, awarded annually for outstanding contributions to research in the humanities,…
The Holberg Prize’s two Academic Committees convened this month in Copenhagen and Barcelona, respectively, where successful events were also held.
Nils Klim Prize News
How can local and historical knowledge contribute to rethinking current, planetary issues? Four excellent young researchers form the Nordics share…
How was the fact-fiction distinction established? This seminar investigates the emergence of new conceptions of fact and fiction in the 18th century.