STOCKHOLM JUNE 10–12, 2019

The Stockholm Criminology Symposium

Welcome to the 2019 Stockholm Criminology Symposium. The main theme is Research-Guided Drug Policies.

The registration is closed

The registration for the 2019 Stockholm Criminology Symposium is closed. Contact for more information.

The program is now available

This year's program features around 180 speakers who will present their research and share their experiences in 50 sessions. Read the full program for 2019.

The 2019 prize winners

The 2019 Stockholm Prize in Criminology will be awarded to Ruth Dreifuss (Switzerland) and Peter Reuter (USA) for their breakthroughs in evidence and policy development on drug abuse. The prize ceremony takes place at Stockholm City Hall on June 11.

The Stockholm Criminology Symposium is an annual event which attracts some 500 attendees from all over the world.

The Symposium is organized by the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå) on behalf of the Swedish government.

During its thirteen year long existence the Symposium has become a true meeting point for resarchers, policy-makers and practitioners who want to learn from the latest research findings of importance for crime policy.

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Cutting edge research, provocative policy discussions, and international scholars, the Stockholm Criminology Symposium has always been a superb meeting, capped by the magical awards ceremony and dinner at Stockholm City Hall.

Cathy Spatz Widom, Distinguished Professor at John Jay College

The Stockholm Criminology Symposium is one of the most important and stimulating international criminology meetings of the year. All criminologists should be encouraged to come to the beautiful city of Stockholm for this inspiring meeting.

David P. Farrington, Professor at Cambridge University


June 10–12, 2019

The Venue

The 2019 Stockholm Criminology Symposium is held at the City Conference Centre in the heart of Stockholm. The building dates back to the 1890s and was originally built as a boys’ school. It is located close to hotels, restaurants, shopping malls and important landmarks such as the Old Town. It is easily accessible and located within walking distance of hotels as well as buses and airport shuttles.