Nobel Prize announcement dates

The announcement of the Nobel Laureates and the Laureates in Economic Sciences for the year is made on the same day that the Nobel Prize awarding institutions choose from among the names recommended by the respective Nobel Committees. Immediately after the vote, a press conference is held by the concerned Nobel Prize awarder.

Announcements of the 2018 Nobel Prizes

The prize committees are currently working carefully and independently to select the recipients of the 2018 Nobel Prize and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The Laureates will be announced starting on 1 October, revealing the scientists and peace workers who – in keeping with the vision of Alfred Nobel – have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.

The Swedish Academy has decided to postpone the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, with the intention of awarding it in 2019.

All the announcements will be broadcast live on Nobelprize.org.

The prize-awarding institutions have decided to announce their 2018 prize decisions as follows:

Monday 1 October, 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, Solna
More information: http://www.nobelprizemedicine.org/ 
E-mail: nobelforum@nobel.se

Tuesday 2 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest – The Nobel Prize in Physics
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien, KVA), Sessionssalen, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Solna
More information: http://www.kva.se/en/pressroom/
E-mail: kajsa.waaghals@kva.se

Wednesday 3 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest – The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessionssalen, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Solna
More information: http://www.kva.se/en/pressroom/
E-mail: kajsa.waaghals@kva.se

Friday 5 October, 11:00 a.m. – The Nobel Peace Prize
The Norwegian Nobel Committee,
The Norwegian Nobel Institute (Norska Nobelinstitutet), Store Sal, Henrik Ibsens gate 51, Oslo
More information: https://www.nobelpeaceprize.org/Press
E-mail: press@nobel.no

Monday 8 October, 11:45 a.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, Solna
More information: http://www.kva.se/en/pressroom/
E-mail: kajsa.waaghals@kva.se

Media wishing to attend the announcements should apply to the respective prize-awarding institution in the early fall.

Times listed are local time in Sweden and Norway.

Nobelprize.org will provide

– up-to-the-minute news about the 2018 Nobel Laureates
– live stream from the press conferences with exclusive interviews with members of the Nobel Committees
– information about the prizes
– telephone interviews with the new Laureates

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