Honorary Doctorates

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Doctoral hat. Photo: Niklas Björling

What is an honorary doctorate?

The awarding of an honorary doctorate is an expression of the University's appreciation of outstanding contributions in one or more of the University's areas of academic activity.

Joanna Rose. Photo: Kuba Rose

Nine new Honorary Doctorates at Stockholm University 2020

Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University’s activities in research and education. The new honorary doctors are: Jane Gaines, Tobias Svanelid, Lars Hörngren, Yuto Kitamura, Ann Åberg, Karen Kohfeld, Fernando Martín, Joanna Rose and John Rubinstein.