Promotionen i Stadshuset2015. Photo: Niklas Björling

 

Stockholm University Prizes and Awards

Honorary Doctorates

Stockholm University annually appoints honorary doctors from different fields. 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.
Stockholm University Honorary Doctorates

The Award for Good Teaching

Every year the President of Stockholm University awards inspiring university teachers who make outstanding efforts in teaching and pedagogical development. Students and members of staff nominate talented teachers to the award.
The Award for Good Teaching 

The Stockholm Prize in Criminology

The Stockholm Prize in Criminology is an international prize, awarded annually since 2006 by Stockholm University, in the field of criminology established under the aegis of the Swedish Ministry of Justice.
The Stockholm Prize in Criminology

Stockholm University researchers awarded by other institutions

Göran Gustafsson Prize

The Göran Gustafsson Foundation for Research in Natural Sciences and Medicine annually gives perennial large grants to researchers in the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry, molecular biology and medicine in Sweden. 
Göran Gustafsson Prize

Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize, awarded each year since 1901, is internationally the most prestigious scientific prize in the world, given annually to those who have contributed to the greatest benefit to humankind. It is administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. Since 1901, four researchers from Stockholm University have received the Nobel Prize and a fifth has been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. Several Stockholm University researchers are members of the Nobel Committees and take part in the process to decide the next Nobel Laureates. Every year on 8 December the Nobel Lectures are held in Aula Magna at Stockholm University.
Nobel Prize

Wallenberg Academy Fellows

Several of Stockholm University’s young researchers are Wallenberg Academy Fellows and as such part of a career programme created by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation providing long-term funding for young, promising Swedish and foreign researchers from all academic fields.
Wallenberg Academy Fellows