Overview of research-based activities for Reformation Anniversary.

The Reformation History Network

The Reformation History Network is a forum spanning institutionally and geographically dispersed research communities in Denmark, Scandinavia and the rest of the world to inspire new project applications up to the Reformation anniversary in 2017. Read more about the Reformation History Network.


Reformationshistorisk Netværk er et forskningsnetværk, der har til formål at fremme relationer på tværs af institutionelle og geografisk spredte forskningsmiljøer i Danmark, Skandinavien og det øvrige udland og inspirere til nye projektansøgninger frem mod reformationsjubilæet i 2017. Læs mere om Reformationshistorisk Netværk.

The Protestantism Network

The Protestantism Network consists of more than 50 Danish senior researchers in philosophy, theology, history, sociology, political science, law and organisation. Read more about the Protestantism Network here.

The Luther Decade

Ten-year German project to plan for and celebrate the Reformation anniversary. Read more about the Luther Decade here

Reformation Theology Research Group, Aarhus University

The research group includes 16 researchers in systematic theology, church history, the study of religion and history from Aarhus University, as well as a range of external partners. Read more about the research group here

Nordic Luther Network

The Nordic Luther Network aspires to be the primary research network for Luther researchers in Scandinavia. Read more about the Nordic Luther Network here

Nordic Historian Assembly 2011

Round-table talks: The Role of Lutheranism for Culture and Society in the Nordic Countries.

International Congress for Luther Research

The biggest conference for international Luther research, holding its 13th international conference in Wittenberg in 2017. 

Reformationsjubiläum 2017

The goal of Reformationsjubiläum 2017 is to create a platform to gather international initiatives and research activities focussing on the cultural impact of the Reformation. Read more about Reformationsjubiläum 2017 here.


International conference in 2015 on the cultural significance of the Reformation for the cities of the Baltic region. Organised by the universities of Greifswald, Hamburg, Osnabrück and Klaipéda, Lithuania in collaboration with the research project BalticBorderlands and an international committee including Danish members. 

Luther Gesellschaft

Luther Gesellschaft is an international academic organisation with headquarters in Germany. Read more about Luther Gesellschaft in German here.

Luther-Akademie Sondershausen-Ratzeburg e.V.

Privately run organisation for academic Lutheran studies. Read more about Luther-Akademie Sondershausen-Ratzeburg in German here.

LWF Wittenberg Center

The planning office of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in Wittenberg for the Reformation anniversary in 2017 in collaboration with Lutheran churches worldwide. Read more about the LWF Wittenberg Center here

ELCA Wittenberg Center

The office of ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America) in Wittenberg planning for the Reformation anniversary in collaboration with LWF’s Wittenberg Center. Read more about ELCA here

Luther 2017 Countdown

Ten-year programme to celebrate the anniversary from Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, USA. Read more about Luther 2017 Countdown here