Honorary Doctorates

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Honorary doctors receive insignia 2017
Susan Faludi

Honorary Doctorates 2017

Stockholm University has chosen this year’s honorary doctors, all of whom have contributed in distinctive ways to the University's activities in research and education.

Lilian Thuram tar emot utmärkelsen som hedersdoktor

Busy schedule for Honorary Doctor Lilian Thuram during Stockholm visit

Lilian Thuram, French author and former football player spent a busy week in Stockholm in connection with receiving an Honorary Doctorate at Stockholm University.

Lilian Thuram

Honorary doctorates Thuram and Kuylenstierna meet in lecture

Issues concerning the climate and refugees will be discussed when Lilian Thuram and Johan Kuylenstierna, new honorary doctors at Stockholm University, meet in a public conversation.

What is an honorary doctorate?

The awarding of an honorary doctorate is an expression of the University's appreciation of outstanding contributions in one or more of the University's areas of academic activity.

Contact information

Academic ceremonies

Conferment of Doctoral Degrees and Inauguration of New Professors
Email: doktorspromotion@su.se

Conferment of Master's Degrees
Email: magisterpromotion@su.se

Master of Ceremonies
Phone: +46-8-164716