STOCKHOLM JUNE 12–14, 2018

The Stockholm Criminology Symposium

The next Stockholm Criminology Symposium takes place June 12–14, 2018. We hope to see you then. The main theme will be Models for successful policing.

Registration is now closed

If you have questions about the event or registration, please email

Prize winner 2018

The 2018 Stockholm Prize in Criminology will be awarded to Professor Herman Goldstein, University of Wisconsin Law School, USA. Read more about the prize winner.

Symposium program now available

An overview of the symposium program is available on the website. You can also download the full program (pdf).

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 12–14, 2018

The Venue

The 2018 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.