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Conferment ceremony for PhD:s and inaguration of new professors 2020

The Conferment ceremony will take place at Kollegiesalen June 3 2021. The inaguration of new professors will take place at Musikaliska June 17th 2021. The dates has been altered due circumstances concerning covid-19.

The Conferment ceremony for PhD:s June 3 2021

The conferment of new doctors takes place at Kollegiesalen, Brinellvägen 8, on Thursday June 3 2021. 

Registration for PhD's will open in April 2021

Please note that last date for PhD:s to register to the event is May 2, 2021.

If you are unable to attend, please click here.

New doctors

In accordance with academic tradition, those who have defended their thesis and have received a doctorate degree during the 2019-2020 academic year (October 1 2019 - September 26 2020) will be eligible for the conferment ceremony above.

Attire

The dresscode 'white tie' is strictly required for new doctors and new professors who attends the ceremony. This attire is also desirable for guests taking part in the banquet. However, no evening dress i required for those guests attending the ceremony only.

Diploma, Doctor's hat, Doctor's ring

During the ceremony, all doctors conferred will receive a diploma. At KTH a Doctor's hat and ditto ring are not compulsory elements of the conferment ceremony. Everyone is, however, free to acquire such regalia individually.

The hat is brought to the ceremony, stored under each person's chair and then put on after the ceremony.
The charge for a hat is approximately SEK 4600 excluding gold badge. Allow at least 8 weeks for delivery. For hat orders, please contact Hattmakarna, info(@)hattmakarna.se .
Doctor's rings are ordered at Sandbergs, address: Nybrogatan 9, Stockholm phone: 08 679 90 20. You can read more here.  If you have any questions regarding the ring you are welcome to send an e-mail to stockholm(at)sandbergsweden.com  

Applications

Applications can be made on top at this web page. You will find the password in your invitation.The invitation will be sent to your KTH e-mail

For additional information regarding the ceremony and everything around it, please contact Master of Ceremonies Hanna Sundelin, E-mail: ceremonier@kth.se  

The inaguration of new Professors June 17th 2021

New professors between September 1st 2019 - September 1st 2020 will be invited with partner.

From early August a film team is set to make a short introduction film ( approx 40 sec.) for each new professor. Instructions and time schedule for this will be sent to your e-mail. The promoted new professors will be inaugurated on the stage, during the ceremony and at the same time the film will be shown to the audience.

Affiliated- visiting- and adjunct professors, are also invited to the ceremony and banquet, with partner. Those categories will be mentioned in the printed program and also with a photo on the screen, when the president presents the new professors.

Registration for new Professors will open April 2021

Please note that last date for registration to the event is April 15th, 2021.

The ceremony

Both doctors and professors can invite 1 additional guests except their partner to attend the ceremony free of charge, however they must be equipped with entrance passes. The ceremony will be held at Musikaliska, Nybroplan. 

Banquet

KTH invites new professors with partner, free of charge, to the following banquet. The banquet will be held at Spegelsalen, Grand Hôtel.

We suggest a baby sitter for your children if possible, rather than bringing them to the ceremony/banquet. It is not a suitable environment for children.

Attire

The dresscode 'white tie' is strictly required for new professors who attends the ceremony. This attire is also desirable for guests taking part in the banquet.

For additional information regarding the ceremony and everything around it, please contact Master of Ceremonies Hanna Sundelin, E-mail: ceremonier@kth.se  

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