Inauguration of New Professors and Conferment of Doctoral Degrees 2017

The ceremony will also be broadcast live on

The inauguration and conferment ceremony is Stockholm University’s largest ceremonial occasion and it takes place in the Stockholm City Hall the last Friday in September every year.

In accordance with academic tradition, those who have both defended their thesis and have received their doctoral degree during the previous academic year (1 July – 30 June) will be invited to the conferment ceremony, as well as the newly appointed professors. 

Honorary Doctorates and Jubilee Doctorates will also be conferred during this ceremony and pedagogical prizes and the Stockholm University gold medals will be presented.

Academic supervisors are invited if their particular student is attending the ceremony.


If you have questions concerning the academic ceremonies at Stockholm University, please contact Master of Ceremonies, Anne Heikkinen Sandberg, via e-mail or by telephone +46-8 16 4716.