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The Academic Ceremony

As from 2019, Linnaeus University's Academic Ceremony takes place on the first Friday after "Carl Day", every other year in Kalmar and every other year in Växjö. Next year, Linnaeus University's Academic Ceremony will be held in Kalmar on Friday, 31 January. New doctors and honorary doctors are conferred, new professors are inaugurated and academic awards are handed out.

Below you will find information about the Academic Ceremony and selected parts from the ceremony on 1 February 2019 that was held in Växjö. Once the programme for 2020 is completed this will be presented here.

The event of the year at Linnaeus University

Programme 2019

Tuesday 29 January 2019

Inauguration lectures in Kalmar by new professors.

Wednesday 30 January 2019
Inauguration lectures in Växjö by new professors.

Friday 1 February 2019

16.00 Grand ceremony in Växjö Consert hall with conferral of degrees for doctors and honorary doctors and inauguration of new professors. 

Open for the public. No registration needed but the number of seats is limited. We ask guests to be seated no later than 15.30.

18.15 Mingle for invited guests, house N

19.10 Grand dinner for invited guests, house M