Nobel laureates

A number of researchers associated with the University have achieved such remarkable research results that they have been awarded the Nobel Prize. 

Nobel Prizes are awarded in physics, medicine, economy, litterature and peace. Nobel laureates associated the the University of Copenhagen have primarily been awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine.

Nobel laureates associated with the University of Copenhagen

Niels Finsen

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1903

August Krogh

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1920

Niels Bohr

Nobel Prize in Physics 1922

Johannes Fibiger

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1926

Henrik Dam

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1943

George de Hevesy

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1943

Aage Bohr

Nobel Prize in Physics 1975

Ben R. Mottelson

Nobel Prize in Physics 1975

Niels K. Jerne

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1984

Read more about the awards, Alfred Nobel, and all the laureates at the Nobel Prize official website.