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Conferment ceremony for PhD:s

The Conferment ceremony will take place at Blå hallen, Stockholms stadshus November 18 2022.

The Conferment ceremony for PhD:s November 18 2022

The conferment of new doctors takes place at Blå hallen, Stockholms stadshus, on Friday November 18 2022. After the ceremony in Blå hallen, a banquet in Gyllene salen follows.

The invitation will be sent out in September. 

New doctors

In accordance with academic tradition, those who have defended their thesis and have received a doctorate degree during September 27 2021- September 30 2022 will be eligible for the conferment ceremony above. The invitation is sent out by the master of ceremonies after addresses have been obtained from Ladok.


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(@) .

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)  


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:  

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