The Opening Ceremony

The service in Turku Cathedral start at 3pm.

The Opening Ceremony is celebrated in Medisiina D starting at 4.15pm. Speeches are given by Rector Jukka Kola, Chair of the Executive Board of the Student Union Sini Saarinen, and, on behalf of the personnel organisations, Chair of the University of Turku of the Finnish Union of University Professors Jukka Heikkilä. Also, the commemorative medals of the University of Turku and the Turku Finnish University Society's awards for distinguished dissertations are given at the Ceremony.

The service can be attended without signing up. As for the Ceremony starting at 4pm, please sign up by 27 August. Please note that the service and the Ceremony are held in Finnish.