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Graduation ceremony

The KTH graduation ceremony is held twice in May and twice in December for newly graduated architects, masters of science in engineering and master's degree holders from KTH. You have the possibility to participate in the graduation ceremony within 3 years from your exam. The Graduation ceremony in december 2020 is going digital!

Four steps to the Graduation Ceremony

1. Is your degree issued in Ladok?

To attend the ceremony your degree has to be issued in Ladok.

2. Sign the inquiry

To be able to book tickets you must have signed the Inquiry . Invitation to the booking page is only sent to those on the inquiry list.

3. Tickets are released and booking opens

An invitation, including the password to the booking page, is sent out November 11th at 11 o'clock. The number of seats are limited. First come, first served.

4. The Gradutation ceremony

The upcoming ceremonies will take place December 15, 16, 17 & 18 2020 at 17.00 o'clock and May 26 & 27 2021. The ceremonies in december 2020 i digital and the Graduation ceremony in May 2021 will most likely also be digital. 

Continue reading for further information

 1. Is your degree issued in Ladok?

To attend the ceremony your degree has to be issued in Ladok. You personally need tot apply for a degree to receive one. You will find more information on how to apply for a degree here.

Please note that if you have completed a bachelor's degree as part of a five-year engineering or architectural programme, you are eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony when your M.Sc. or M.Arch. has been issued.

When you receive your degree certificate, you will find information on how to book your tickets to the ceremony. Your degree needs to be issued no later than April 7th, for the ceremony in May, or November 10th, for the ceremony in December.

2. Sign the Inquiry

To be able to book tickets you must have signed the inquiry . Invitation to the ticket released is only sent to those on the Inquiry list. 

Please check which date your program will graduate in this link.

Programs 2020 (pdf 472 kB)

3. Tickets are released and booking opens

The invitation will be sent out November 11th att 11 o'clock to everyone who has signed the inquiry and who has a degreee issued in Ladok. In the e-mail you will find the password and a link to the booking page. To sign up you need to state your name, e-mail, your program and a photo of you in standing format.

The number of seats are strictly limited to 400 graduates/day. First come, first served. When the number of seats are filled, the booking page close. 

The booking for December 2020 has closed.

4. The Diploma Ceremony

The Graduation ceremony is the academic ceremony when KTH celebrates the newly graduated architects, masters of science in engineering, master's degree holders. The diplomas are given out by the President of KTH or the Vice President of KTH. 

At the ceremony in may the following awards are given out:

Gunnar Wallquists studiemedalj

Årets alumn

At the ceremony in December the following awards are given out:

Pedagogiska priset

Rektors jämställdhets- och mångfaldspris

Årets lärare

This year's Graduation ceremony will be digital and broadcast from Stockholm City Hall. As a graduate you will participate digitally and with a photo that will be shown during the broadcast. Gather some friends and/or family members to celebrate toghether. Bring out your best outfits and buy the most delicious food you know and celebrate the day! At this time we can't celebrate in large groups but thank's to the digital ceremony you can share the moment with everyone you want.

As tradition dictates, there will be speeches by the KTH president or vice president and by THS president or vice president. KTH's Akademiska Kapell will perform music and spread Christmas joy.

The Graduation ceremony start at 17.00.  

The Graduation ceremony in May 2021 will most likely also be digital. 

You have the possibility to participate in the graduation ceremony within 3 years from your exam.

You can also choose to only have the diploma and not participate in the ceremony. The diploma will be sent to the postal adress that you state when you sign up.

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