Prize Awarder for the Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences
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.
If you need further information about the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, please contact the Academy Secretariat:
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
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
Website of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Process of nomination and selection of Physics laureates