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The Geijer Prize

The Geijer Prize is awarded every three years to researchers at Uppsala University who, during that three-year period, have earned a PhD with a thesis within the subject of Swedish history considered particularly notable.

The prize jury consists of both teachers and students.

The prize is awarded at the Winter Conferment Ceremony.

Find out more about Erik Gustaf Geijer

Previous recipients of the Geijer Prize

  • 2016: Susanna Erlandsson and Henric Häggqvist
  • 2013: Stina Bohman and Marie Ulväng
  • 2010: Stefan Lundblad and Erik Magnusson
  • 2007: Carl Henrik Carlsson and Magnus Eklund
  • 2004: Jenny Andersson and Hanna Hodacs
  • 2001: Pernilla Jonsson and Martin Linde
  • 1998: Peter Reinholdsson and Göran Salmonsson
  • 1995: Elisabeth Elgán and Klas Nyberg
  • 1992: Lars Petterson and Lena Sommestad
  • 1989: Anders Florén and Mats Morell
  • 1986: Jörgen Hermansson
  • 1983: Ragnar Björk
  • 1980: Ingrid Eriksson and John Rogers
  • 1977: Aleksander Loit
  • 1974: Hans Norman
  • 1971: Hans Landberg
  • 1968: Göran B. Nilsson and Sune Åkerman
  • 1965: Stellan Dahlgren
  • 1962: Carl Göran Andræ and Nils Runeby
  • 1959: Lars Gustafsson
  • 1956: Ingrid Hammarström
  • 1953: Gösta Hasselberg
  • 1950: No recipient
  • 1947: Gunnar Gerdner and Karl-Gustaf Hildebrand
  • 1944: Sven Ulric Palme
  • 1941: Arne Wåhlstrand
  • 1938: Sten Engström, Torvald T:son Höjer and Allan Jansson
  • 1935: Birger Fahlborg
  • 1932: No recipient
  • 1929: Edvard Thermænius
  • 1926: Georg Landberg
  • 1921: Nils Ahnlund
  • 1918: Gottfrid Carlsson and Nils Herlitz
  • 1915: Bertil Boëthius
  • 1912: Gustaf Jacobson and Sven Tunberg
  • 1910: Helge Almquist
  • 1905: Torvald Höjer
  • 1902: Karl Nordlund
  • 1899: Nils Edén
  • 1896: Sam Clason
  • 1893: Ludvig Stavenow
  • 1890: Karl Henrik Karlsson and John Nordwall
  • 1887: Gustaf Forsgrén
  • 1884: Johan Fredrik Nyström
  • 1881: Fredrik Westling
  • 1877: Simon J. Boëthius
  • 1875: Rudolf Tengberg
  • 1872: Oscar Alin
  • 1869: Claes Annerstedt
  • 1866: Hans Hildebrand and Nils von Steyern
  • 1863: Alfred Gustaf Ahlqvist and Magnus Roth
  • 1860: Clas Theodor Odhner
  • 1857: No recipient