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Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Prize Awarder for the Nobel Prize in Physics

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

By the terms of Alfred Nobel’s will the Nobel Prize in Physics 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.

Contact

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

Open: Monday-Friday 9:00 am-12 noon, 1:00-4:00 pm
Closed: Weeks 29, 30 and 52

Phone: +46 8 673 95 00
Fax: +46 8 15 56 70
E-mail: info@kva.se
E-mail (reception desk): reception@kva.se

Web site of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Process of Nomination and Selection of Physics Laureates

 

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