Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees

Thursday 06. September 18:00 - Saturday 08. September 2018 13:00

The fifth Conferment Ceremony of our university will take place from Thursday to Saturday, 6–8 September. Conferment is the highest celebration of academic work where doctoral and honorary doctoral degrees in different disciplines are conferred.

The Conferment celebrations traditionally last three days. The events on Thursday and Saturday are reserved for the doctors and honorary doctors participating in the Conferment. The main event of the Conferment is the Conferment Act on Friday. The friends of University are very welcome to participate in the Academic Procession and Church Service in Vaasa church following the act.

Thursday, September 6th

Dance class for the Ball in the afternoon

18:00 Rehearsal of Conferment Ceremony
University of Vaasa, Auditorium Levón

19:30 Dinner
Restaurant Mathilda

21:00 Sword-Whetting -Ceremony (Restaurant Mathilda)

End of programme at about 23:00

Friday, September 7th

12:15 Ceremonial Conferment of Degrees
University of Vaasa, Auditorium Levón

Academic Procession to church along Kirkkopuistikko

15:30 Conferment Service
Vaasa Church

19:00 Gala Dinner
Restaurant Strampen

23:00 Conferment Ball
Vaasa City Hall

End of programme at about 02:30

Saturday, September 8th

12.00 Informal excursion to the seaside

Further information: www.univaasa.fi/en/promootio