|2004||茱莉亞·克莉斯蒂娃||巴黎第七大学||保加利亚／ 法國||“for innovative explorations of questions on the intersection of language, culture and literature which inspired research across the humanities and the social sciences throughout the world and have also had a significant impact on feminist theory”|
|2005||尤尔根·哈贝马斯||法蘭克福大學||德國||“for developing path-breaking theories of discourse and communicative action and thereby providing new perspectives on law and democracy”|
|2006||舒默凱·諾亞·艾森思塔特||耶路撒冷希伯來大學||以色列||“for developing comparative knowledge of exceptional quality and originality concerning social change and modernization, and concerning relations between culture, belief systems and political institutions.”|
|美國||“for developing an original and highly influential legal theory grounding law in morality, characterized by a unique ability to tie together abstract philosophical ideas and arguments with concrete everyday concerns in law, morals, and politics.”|
|2008||詹明信||杜克大学||美國||“for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the relation between social formations and cultural forms in a project he himself describes as the "poetics of social forms".”|
|2009||伊恩·哈金||多倫多大學||加拿大||“for his combination of rigorous philosophical and historical analysis which has profoundly altered our understanding of the ways in which key concepts emerge through scientific practices and in specific social and institutional contexts.”|
|加拿大／ 美國||“for being one of the most creative historians writing today, an intellectual who is not hostage to any particular school of thought or politics.”|
|2011||於爾根·柯卡||柏林自由大学||德國||“for effecting a paradigm shift in German historiography by opening it up to related social sciences and establishing the importance of cross-national comparative approaches.”|
|2012||曼紐·卡斯提爾||南加州大学||西班牙||for shaping "our understanding of the political dynamics of urban and global economies in the network society"|
|2013||布鲁诺·拉图||巴黎政治学院||法國||for having "undertaken an ambitious analysis and reinterpretation of modernity, and [having] challenged fundamental concepts such as the distinction between modern and pre-modern, nature and society, human and non-human"|
|2014||邁克爾·庫克||普林斯顿大学||英國||for "... reshaped fields that span Ottoman studies, the genesis of early Islamic polity, the history of the Wahhabiyya movement, and Islamic law, ethics, and theology. "|
|2015||瑪麗娜·華納||伦敦大学伯贝克学院||英國||for "... analysis of stories and myths and how they reflect their time and place. She is known for the emphasis of gender roles and feminism in her literary work. "|
|2016||斯蒂芬·格林布拉特||哈佛大學||美國||for "... one of the most important Shakespeare scholars of his generation. "|
|2017||奥诺拉·奥尼尔||劍橋大學||英國||for "... for her influential role in ethical and political philosophy"|
|2018||凱斯·桑斯坦||哈佛大學||美國||"... has reshaped our understanding of the relationship between the modern regulatory state and constitutional law. He is widely regarded as the leading scholar of administrative law in the U.S., and he is by far the most cited legal scholar in the United States and probably the world."|
- Bruno Latour wins the 2013 Holberg Prize 页面存档备份，存于互联网档案馆, Holberg Prize
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- Marina Warner | Statement from the Holberg Committee. [2015-11-10]. （原始内容存档于2017-08-01）.
- Stephen Greenblatt | Statement from the Holberg Committee. [2016-12-16]. （原始内容存档于2017-08-01）.
- Onora O'Neill | Statement from the Holberg Committee. [2017-06-19]. （原始内容存档于2017-08-01）.
- Publisert 10 March 2017. 2018 Holberg Prize. Holberg.uib.no. 2018-03-13 [2017-06-19]. （原始内容存档于2017-08-01）.