• Ceremonial Conferment of
    Doctoral Degrees 2018

    The University of Vaasa celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. As part of the celebration, we are organising the 5th Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees on 6-8 September 2018.

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Honorary doctors

Honorary doctors 2018

Jan Engberg

Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa

Jan Engberg

Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa

Jan Engberg is an internationally distinguished researcher in specialised communication. He is a Doctor of Philosophy and is currently working as a professor of knowledge...

Pervez Ghauri

Doctor of Science (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) honoris causa

Pervez Ghauri

Doctor of Science (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) honoris causa

Pervez Ghauri is a world-renowned researcher of international business and marketing. He currently works as Professor in International Business at Birmingham Business School.

Eric von Hippel

Doctor of Science (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) honoris causa

Eric von Hippel

Doctor of Science (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) honoris causa

Eric von Hippel is known for his pioneering international research in user innovations. He works as professor at MIT Sloan School of Management in the United States where he holds...

Clare Lavelle

Doctor of Science (Technology) honoris causa

Clare Lavelle

Doctor of Science (Technology) honoris causa

Clare Lavelle is part of the leadership of from global engineering and design consultancy group Arup. Throughout her career, Clare Lavelle has delivered a number of technically...