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Spring Graduation 2023

Information about the Spring graduation 2023

Short popular scientific lectures and conversations

The Spring Graduation starts with a popular scientific programme featuring short lectures by the award recipients. This programme stretches through-out the day and ends with an award ceremony.

Rehearsals and Vice-Chancellor's reception

The day before the ceremony there is a mandatory rehearsal of the ceremony. This takes place at the ceremonyall. A detailed schedule for the rehearsal will be sent out with the invitation. The day ends with the Vice-Chancellor's reception at the university restaurant "Eurest".

Ceremony and banquet

The ceremony usually starts at 15.00. After the ceremony, a three-course dinner banquet is held for invited guests with speeches, song and dance to celebrate the jubilee doctors, new doctors and award recipients.


Photographing and filming

Umeå University photographs and films/live video streams before and during the ceremony to use in their communication.

Contact the Communications Office at or talk to the staff if you have any objection to appearing in such images.

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