The Erasmus Prize is awarded to a person or institution which has made an exceptionally contribution to culture in Europe.
Emphasizing the importance of tolerance, cultural pluriformity and non-dogmatic critical thinking, the Foundation endeavours to express these values in the choice of its laureates.
The Erasmus Prize is awarded annually by the Board of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation. Patron of the Foundation is His Majesty the King. Further reading...