• Study location Västerås Concert Hall
  • 2024-04-05 16:00–17:45

Academic Ceremony 2024

The Academic Ceremony at MDU is held to honour the University’s new professors and doctors, which takes place once every two years. During the Ceremony, prizes and awards will be given out.

One of the University’s traditions is the Academic Ceremony which is a celebration that encompasses the conferment of doctoral degrees and the inauguration of new professors. The Ceremony dates to the Middle Ages and is common to all university colleges and Swedish universities that conduct research. Academic performance is the focal point of the Academic Ceremony.

During the Ceremony the recipients of the Teaching Prize and MDU’s Collaboration Medal.

The general public is welcome to attend the Ceremony from the Concert Hall balcony, with its own entrance from Kopparbergsvägen. All guests must take their seats on the balcony by 16:00 and the ceremony will end around 17:45.