DI Research Prize

Since 2010, the Donner Institute has awarded an annual prize for outstanding research pertaining to the field of religion conducted at a Nordic university. The prize is awarded to a researcher in the field for a significant, relatively recent monograph or article, in printed or digital form. The prize amounts to 5000 euros.

Previous receivers of the research prize

The Donner Institute Prize 2018


The call for nominations for next year’s prize will be open from 1 April to 31 May 2018.

Nominations can be made by professors, supervisors and researchers in the field; one cannot, however, nominate oneself. The nomination of a maximum of two pages should include a short presentation of the researcher and the publication, as well as a justification for why the nominee should be awarded the prize. The nomination and the suggested publication should be sent in two copies to the Donner Institute.

The nominations should be sent by 31 May 2018 to Ruth Illman, secretary of the Donner Institute Board. She will also provide further information on the prize: rillman@abo.fi