Welcome to Graduation Ceremony 2017

On Tuesday 30 May Umeå University welcomes students of International Master Programmes and their guests to celebrate their recent or upcoming graduation.

The Ceremony will be held in Aula Nordica. The ceremony is for students who will be graduating from an International Master programme at Umeå University, regardless of faculty. The event includes congratulatory speeches, a get-together, photo opportunity, light refreshments and a chance to mingle.

Date: Tuesday 30 May.
Ceremony: 13:00–15:00, approximately.
Mingle and photo booth: 15:00-16:30
Location: Aula Nordica, main campus.

Sign up for the ceremony is now closed.

Be on time

Since there will be many graduating students and guests, please be there in time, due to queues. Recommended arrival time: 12.30-12.45, at the latest.

Graduating students need to register when arriving.
Guests, staff and non-graduating students don't need to register and can pass the registry line.

Live stream

The ceremony will air live on http://www.umu.se/om-universitetet/aktuellt/live/


The ceremony is an official occasion and a celebration, please wear your finest clothes. You are more than welcome to wear your national costume.

As a guest, please feel free to wear what you like for this festive occasion. 

Congratulatory letter, not diploma

During the ceremony, you (graduating student) will be personally congratulated with a congratulatory scroll on stage by Vice Chancellor Hans Adolfsson. After the ceremony you can collect a congratulatory letter with your name on it. Please note that the congratulatory letter is not a diploma. For information about how to apply for your academic degree, go to: Apply for your degree

We are looking forward to a fun and festive event on Tuesday.


With any further queries

Please contact

International Office