Registration to the Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees 2022 Opens on 17 January


The University of Turku organises a Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees of all the faculties on 26–27 May 2022. On Monday, 17 January registration will be opened at 12pm for all doctors whose doctoral degrees have been accepted before 17 January 2022.

​Please note that there are 66 places left and they will be allocated in order of registration. Registration is binding and we do not accept cancellations after 31 January.

The Ceremonial Conferment begins on 26 May at 12pm with rehearsal at Logomo and continues with Sword Sharpening Ceremony at the Ruissalo Marina at 6pm. On Friday, 27 May the ceremony begins at 11am. After the Conferment Ceremony, doctors will walk in Academic Procession either to the Ceremonial Conferment Service held at the Cathedral or the secular service at Kunsthalle Turku. The festivities will continue in the evening at Logomo with the Ceremonial Conferment Banquet and the afterparty.

We are kindly asking you to familiarise yourself with the Ceremonial Conferment programme and terms of registration in advance before registering for the event. In the registration form, we ask details regarding the programme of the Ceremony and also the following questions for the Ceremonial Conferment Register:

- degree
- year of completing the doctorate
- faculty
- year of completing secondary school education (corresponding to the Finnish matriculation examination)
- master's degree
- year of completing the master's degree
- other degrees and the year of completion
- current position and organisation
- title of doctoral thesis
- photograph (high resolution portrait)

You can pay for the Ceremonial Conferment right after registering or if you wish, we can send you an invoice. You can find more information regarding the Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees 2022 on our website.

Register here.

If you have any questions concerning the Ceremonial Conferment please contact us at

Created 12.01.2022 | Updated 12.01.2022