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Announcements of the 2008 Nobel Prizes and
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

June 3, 2008

The Nobel Foundation hereby announces that the prize-awarding institutions have set the following dates for their announcement of the 2008 Nobel Prizes and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

Monday, October 6
11:30 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, Wallenbergsalen, Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Stockholm
   
Tuesday, October 7
11:45 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Prize in Physics
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessionssalen, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm
   
Wednesday, October 8
11:45 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessionssalen, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm
   
Friday, October 10
11:00 a.m.
The Nobel Peace Prize
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, The Norwegian Nobel Institute, Store Sal, Henrik Ibsens gate 51, Oslo
   
Monday, October 13
1:00 p.m. at the earliest
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessionssalen, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm
   

According to tradition, the Swedish Academy will set the date for its announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature later.

The announcements will also be made on the official website of the Nobel Foundation:
http://nobelprize.org

Each 2008 Nobel Prize will amount to 10 million Swedish kronor (2007: 10 million Swedish kronor). The sum of the Nobel Prizes (Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace) is 50 million Swedish kronor. In addition, the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel will amount to 10 million Swedish kronor.  

Press contacts:
The Nobel Foundation, Annika Pontikis, phone: +46 8 663 14 70
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, Agneta Sjövall, phone: + 46 8 33 39 31
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Erik Huss, phone: + 46 8 673 95 44
The Norwegian Nobel Institute, Sigrid Langebrekke, phone: +47 22 12 93 02
The Swedish Academy, Ulrika Kjellin, phone: + 46 08 555 125 03

Stockholm, June 3, 2008

THE NOBEL FOUNDATION

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