Registration to the Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees
Registration, fees and instructions
Registration to the Conferment Ceremony 2022 has ended.
It takes about 5–10 minutes to fill in the registration form. Read the description below on the Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees and registering to it so that you have the basic information on the celebration as well as the information you need when filling in the registration form.
Registration is binding.
The last day for registering to the event is 31 January 2022. The date by which you have to have completed your doctoral degree and the faculty must have approved it remains the same.
Please note that the registration is binding and we do not accept cancellations to the registration of the main event after 31 January. If you cancel you registration before that, 40 EUR per person will be charged for processing costs.
PARTICIPATING: You do not have to attend to all of the events. You can participate only in the Conferment Ceremony, its rehearsal and the academic procession. You can invite guests to the Conferment Ceremony (the amount we will tell in the spring). You can attend the other events either alone or with a companion.
REHEARSALS: When participating in the Conferment Ceremony, you also have to participate in the rehearsal.
DOCTORAL HAT AND SWORD: You cannot participate in the Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees without a doctoral hat and sword. Both are made by hand so they should be ordered in January at the latest. You can also borrow a hat and a sword. However, make sure that your hat has the emblem that corresponds to your degree and that the sword has the correct emblem as well. More information on ordering the hat and sword can be found here (More information > Doctoral hat and sword)
CEREMONIAL CONFERMENT REGISTER: Before the celebration, the University prints a Ceremonial Conferment Register that includes the personal information of the honorary doctors and the doctors who are conferred as well as the programme of the Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees. When registering to the event from the link below, you must also fill in your personal information for the Ceremonial Conferment Register.
PHOTO FOR THE REGISTER: You will be requested for a photo for the register. It is not mandatory that your photo is in the Ceremonial Conferment Register.
You can ask for more information by sending email to promootio(at)utu.fi
Please note that all the events will be photographed. The pictures and videos will be shared to a public photoalbum in our mediabank, and the album will be linked to our website. Some photographs will also be published in our news articles and on our social media channels. If you do not want your photograph to be published, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The main event, the Conferment Ceremony on Friday 27 May:
In case you will register only for the conferment ceremony the registration fee is 50 eur. In case you will register also for the side events (the sword sharpening ceremony or the banquet and the ball, or both) the Conferment Ceremony is free of charge.
The side events:
Thursday 26 May: The sword sharpening ceremony, 100 eur
Friday 27 May: The service and the secular service, free of charge
Friday 27 May: The ceremonial conferment banquet and the ball, 150 eur