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Summer closing ceremony for Master's students 2018

The annual Summer closing ceremony for Master's students 2018 is held 21 May at the University Main Building. The event starts with a ceremony in the Grand Auditorium, including speeches and musical pieces, followed by a reception in the hall. Afterwards The Chancellor’s room on the upper floor will open. There you’ll find portraits depicting kings, cultural figures, professors as well as photo stations where you can have your own picture taken with classmates and friends.

At the end of each academic year, Uppsala University organizes a summer closing ceremony for all Master's students who are completing their studies. Individual Master's programmes and/or university departments may also arrange graduation events and activities for their students. Students are of course welcome to take part in both.

Please note that no Master's degree certificates will be awarded at the ceremony, students must actively apply for a degree.

  • 16:00 Seats must be taken in the Grand Auditorium, ceremony begins
  • 17:00 Reception with light refreshments
  • 19:00 End of event

Kungliga Akademiska kapellet (Royal Academic Orchestra) is Uppsala University's symphony orchestra and will be performing during the event. This 385-year-old orchestra is conducted by Stefan Karpe, Director Musices and Professor in Orchestral Conducting.

The ceremony will be broadcasted live

Ceremony Programme

Host
Anders Malmberg, Deputy Vice Chancellor

Speakers
Anders Malmberg, Deputy Vice Chancellor
Kate Lonergan, PhD student at Department of Peace and Conflict Research
George Xystouris, Master’s student, Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Master of ceremony
Mikael Norrby, University Guide

Entertainment
Kungliga Akademiska kapellet (The Royal Academic Orchestra)

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