Academic Ceremonies

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Vice-Chancellor Astrid Söderbergh Widding speaks in Stockholm City Hall

Each year, Stockholm University arranges a conferment of new doctors and inauguration of new professors as well as two conferments of master's degrees.

The inauguration and conferment ceremony takes place in the Stockholm City Hall the last Friday in September. The conferment of master’s degrees is held in Aula Magna on the University Campus in May and in October.

Fanborg vid doktorspromotion i Stockholms stadshus

Inauguration of New Professors and Conferment of Doctoral Degrees

The combined ceremony for the conferment of doctoral degrees and inauguration of new professors will take place on Friday 28th September 2018 at 5 p.m. in Stockholm City Hall.

Magisterpromotionen våren 2015. Foto: Eva Dalin.

Conferment of Master's degrees

Twice a year students who have completed a degree at an advanced level will be conferred their Master's degrees in Aula Magna. Watch the ceremony live on from 6 pm on 23 November 2018.

Honorary Doctors at ceremony 2017 receive insignia

Honorary Doctorates

The University's honorary doctorates are conferred at the Inauguration and Conferment Ceremony. Who are they and why have they been appointed?

Contact information

Academic ceremonies

Conferment of Doctoral Degrees and Inauguration of New Professors

Conferment of Master's Degrees

Master of Ceremonies
Phone: +46-8-164716