Four new study programs in criminology at Nordic universities

02 July 2020

This year the Nordic countries have seen a general increase in number of applications to university studies, compared to eg last year. At some of the universities the various levels of criminology studies are at the top of the lists of most popular programs.   In addition, some Nordic universities offer new opportunities and academic…

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NSfK Annual Report 2019

12 June 2020

NSfK Annual Report 2019 is now published at our web. NSfKs Annual Reports are written in a Scandinavian language.   Link to report here: NSfK Annual Report 2019 For previous reports, please click here. The Minutes from NSfK´s Council meetings in 2019 you find here.

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NSfK Newsletter for May 2020

04 June 2020

“Nordic Criminology” is a monthly newsletter published by NSfK, delivering the latest news from the fields of Nordic criminal policy and criminology. Our network of Contact Secretaries, working in different Nordic countries, compiles the news from their respective countries. The Newsletter is published mainly in the Scandinavian languages. Read the latest NSfK Newsletter here: NSfK…

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NSfK Newsletter for April 2020

08 May 2020

“Nordic Criminology” is a monthly newsletter published by NSfK, delivering the latest from the fields of Nordic criminal policy and criminology. Our network of Contact Secretaries, working in different Nordic countries, compiles the news from their respective countries. The Newsletter is published mainly in the Scandinavian languages. Read the latest NSfK Newsletter here: NSfK Newsletter…

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More funding for NSfK grants 2021

08 May 2020

As many of the planned activities for 2002 are cancelled due to the covid-19 pandemic, some budget funds are released. The Council of NSfK held a meeting on May 5th and decided that these funds will be used to strengthen the funds for research grants in the general call for 2021. In addition to the…

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Calls for abstracts – Special issues

30 April 2020

Two current calls for article abstracts for Special issues of criminology related journals. Click on the theme for the special issue of each journal to read the full call. Here we also share the results from the call for articles for a Special Issue of NSfK´s own journal, Nordic Journal of Criminology, NJC, that was…

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Nominate for European Crime Prevention Award

23 April 2020

The European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA) is a contest that rewards the best European crime prevention project. In 2019 the “Sofielund Approach” , Sweden, won the award. Nomination for the ECPA 2020 is now open and is made to the national contact organizations. DL for nomination varies among the EU-member states. For contact information to…

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Special issue of Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab

23 April 2020

“Deprivation of liberty and individuals deprived of liberty” Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab (NTfK) is published by De Nordiske Kriminalistforeninger and supported by the Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK). As of no 1/2021, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab will be published as an online publication only. Access will be allocated to all subscribers via tidsskrift.dk immediately.…

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Brå: Fewer crimes reported in Sweden in March 2020

16 April 2020

Fewer crimes reported in Sweden in March 2020 – the first month of the pandemic The Swedish Crime Prevention Council (Brå) has published preliminary statistics on crimes reported to the police in March 2020 and made an overview of the consequences of the pandemic. Brå finds that on a general level, the number of reported…

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