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Closing ceremony 2018

On May 30 and 31, 2018, Linnaeus University will hold its closing ceremonies for all students who complete their 1-year or 2-year master programmes during the academic year 2017/2018.

For students in Kalmar, the ceremony will be held on May 30 at Kalmar Theatre and for students in Växjö the ceremony will be held on May 31 at Växjö Concert Hall and Växjö Theatre.

The following applies for Växjö:
Students from School of Business and Economics and Faculty of Health and Life Sciences will have their ceremony at Växjö Concert Hall.
Students from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of Technology have their ceremony at Växjö Theatre.


Location in Kalmar on May 30: Kalmar Theatre
Location in Växjö on May 31: Växjö Concert Hall and Växjö Theatre

13:30 – guests should be seated
14:00 – the ceremony starts
16:30 - the ceremony ends

Live broadcasting of the closing ceremony 2018

Click on the links below to see the closing ceremonies at Linnaeus University.

Kalmar Theatre May 30, 2018

Växjö Theatre May 31, 2018
Faculty of arts and humanities, faculty of social sciences and faculty of technology will be at Växjö Theatre.

Växjö Concert Hall May 31, 2018
School of Business and Economics and faculty of life- and health sciences will be at Växjö Concert Hall.

Invitation and registration

An invitation with information concerning registration for the ceremony has been sent to you who have completed or are about to complete your 1-year or 2-year master studies during the academic year autumn17/spring18. If you have not received an invitation but are completing your master's degree this academic year, contact

In your invitation, you have received a link to the registration. Last day to register for the closing ceremony is on April 13.

In your registration you will be asked to indicate how many relatives you wish to bring to the ceremony. But it is first after April 13 you will be told how many relatives that actually can participate.

Nominate to the Students speech 

At the closing ceremony in Växjö Concert Hall and Kalmarsalen respectively, one student will give a valedictorian speech to the other students. Students and teachers are welcome to nominate any student to give this valedictorian speech, as long as the nominated student is registered for the closing ceremony 2018.

The person that is chosen as the Student Speaker by the Student Union and Linnaeus University will receive a certificate, coaching in public speaking and an invitation to the Academic Ceremony with one guest.

Last day for nomination to the "Students speech" is Monday, April 23, 2018. If you have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with

Nominate a student for "Students speech"


If you have questions about the closing ceremony, please contact us at

More information

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- Kalmar Theatre, Växjö Theatre and Växjö Concert Hall Cecilia Brandel Read more about the event Add to your calendar