Apply for your degree certificate in time
Invitations are sent by mail
Registration
Missed previous ceremony?
Rehearsal is obligatory
The ceremony
The Diploma, a ceremonial memento
Guests to the ceremony
Dress
Photography and live broadcast
Reception after the ceremony

Cancellation
Contact

Apply for your degree certificate in time

An invitation to the conferment ceremony is sent to those who have applied for a formal degree certificate for the Master's degree (or equivalent on a Master's level) before a certain date. Therefore you need to actively apply for your degree certificate in time to receive an invitation for the ceremony.

For the ceremony 6 November: deadline 28 February

For the ceremony 20 November: deadline 15 July

Applications are made at the Degree Office.

Invitations are sent by mail

The invitation to the ceremony will be sent to you by mail around seven weeks before the ceremony to the address registered at Stockholm University. If you have moved to another address you need to register the new address in Ladok, via My Studies. Please also check that your e-mail address is updated.

Registration

Registration for the ceremonies will open when the invitations are distributed.

Missed previous ceremony?

If you have received an invitation to a previous ceremony and was not able to attend, but would like to attend this time, you may email us no later than two months in advance and ask for a new invitation. Please enter your name, social security number, address, degree name and the date of your degree certificat in the message.

Rehearsal in Aula Magna at 16.15 is obligatory

In order to ensure the proper ceremonial tone for the Conferment of Master’s Degrees, an obligatory rehearsal will be held in Aula Magna at 16.15 that same day. The rehearsal is only for the graduating students. Doors will open for their guests at 17.30.

The ceremony

he conferment ceremony, which is held mostly in Swedish, will start at 18:00. All guests are expected to be seated at 17.45. The ceremony begins and ends with massed standards and contains, in addition to the conferment, speeches, songs and music. The ceremony ends between 19.45 and 20.00, depending on the number of participants, and is followed by a reception in the Gallery in Aula Magna.

The Diploma, a ceremonial memento to those present

Happy master's graduate with diploma

Please note that the diploma that graduating masters' students receive during the ceremony is not legal proof of their degree (not to be confused with the degree certificate, sent by mail) but a ceremonial memento of the conferment ceremony. The diploma is given only to those present at the ceremony.

Guests to the ceremony

You are guaranteed one accompanying guest to the ceremony and the following reception.

In addition to that you can register up to two more persons on a waiting list. When the last day of registration has passed and we know what number of participants to expect, we will be able to decide whether or not we can allow for additional guests. We will inform you if you may bring additional guests or not by email about one week after the last day of registration.

Dress

For the Conferment of Master’s Degrees, the standard dress code is business/informal. This means a (dark) suit, a dress, evening gown or suit and skirt. For other guests no dress code is required.

Photography and live broadcast

A professional photographer will take group photos on the stage during the ceremony. A link to the photos will be sent to the participants 1-2 weeks after the ceremony.

The ceremony is broadcast live on this page and on www.su.se/play and the film will be stored on su.se/play after the ceremony.

Reception after the ceremony

After the ceremony, all participants and their guests are invited to a reception in the Gallery and in the Foyer, with drinks and light snacks.

Cancellations

Cancellations must be made in writing to the organizers: magisterpromotion@su.se. Participation in the ceremony is free of charge, but if you do not wish to attend and fail to cancel before Tuesday the week before the ceremony you will be charged an administration fee of SEK 200.

Contact

If you have any questions please send an e-mail to magisterpromotion@su.se.

Your Conferment of Master’s Degrees will be a memorable occasion for you and your guests, so don’t miss it!