Dress Code

​Sword Sharpening Ceremony

  • Ladies: dress, jacket suit or sophisticated trouser suit (length and colour are optional)
  • Gentlemen: dark suit  (black, dark blue or dark grey) ​

Conferment Ceremony

  • Doctors, ladies: long, black gown with long sleeves (not décolleté), black gloves, black shoes (not open from the heel), no handbag
  • Doctors, gentlemen: white tie: black waistcoat, white bow tie, white gloves, black, thin leather shoes, no white pocket square
  • Doctor’s companion, gentlemen: white tie or a dark suit
  • Doctor’s companion, ladies: dark, long or short evening dress, no hat
  • Guests, ladies: dark, long or short evening dress, no hat
  • Guests, gentlemen: white tie or a dark suit

Decorations

Those who participate in the Academic Procession dress in the similar manner to the honorary doctors and doctors or in the doctoral dress of the university the person has graduated from, only the honorary doctors, doctors and officiants have a sword.

Ceremonial Conferment Banquet

  • Doctors, ladies: long, black gown, doctoral hat, sword
  • Doctors, gentlemen: white tie: white waistcoat, white pocket square*, doctoral hat, sword (patent leather shoes)
  • Doctor’s companion, gentlemen: white tie: white waistcoat, white pocket square* (patent leather shoes)
  • Doctor’s companion, ladies: long gown (preferably coloured)
  • Guests, ladies: long gown (preferably coloured)
  • Guests, gentlemen: white tie: white waistcoat, white pocket square* (patent leather shoes)

Decorations

*) If there are no decorations

At the banquet, only  the doctors and the officiants have the doctoral hats and swords.

Closer instructions on the use of the doctor’s hat and sword will be delivered separately.


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