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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Prize Awarder for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is responsible for selecting the Nobel Laureates in Chemistry.

By the terms of Alfred Nobel’s will the Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences since 1901.

The Academy was founded in 1739 and has today about 440 Swedish and 175 foreign members. Membership in the Academy constitutes exclusive recognition of successful research achievements. The Academy appoints members of the Nobel Committee, the working body, for a three-year term.

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If you need further information about the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, please contact the Academy Secretariat:

Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences 
Box 50005
SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting address: Lilla Frescativägen 4A

Phone: +46 8 673 95 00
Fax: +46 8 15 56 70
E-mail: info@kva.se
E-mail (reception desk): reception@kva.se
Open: Monday-Friday 9 am-12 noon, 1-4 pm
Closed: Weeks 29, 30 and 52

Web site of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Process of Nomination and Selection of Chemistry Laureates

 

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