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Graduation ceremony

The KTH graduation ceremony is held 3 times annually; in May , in February and 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.

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 to the booking page, is sent out November 10th, at 12 o'clock . The number of seats are limited. First come, first served. If your degree is not issued in Ladok your registration will be anulled.

4. The Gradutation ceremony

The upcoming ceremonies will take place December 15 & 16 2021, February 14 & 15 2022 (new dates) and May 24 och 25 2022. The ceremony starts at 17 o'clock. 

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), January 7th (for the ceremony in February) 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.  (pdf 465 kB)

3. Tickets are released and booking opens

The invitation will be sent out November 10th att 12 o'clock to everyone who has signed the inquiry . In the e-mail you will find 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. 

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. 

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

Gunnar Wallquists studiemedalj, Årets alumn and Global Development Hubs:s lärarpris

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

Pedagogiska priset, Rektors jämställdhets- och mångfaldspris and Årets lärare

The ceremony in December will take place at Stadshuset and you will be able to bring two guests, provided that the restrictions regarding covid-19 so allow. 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. The Graduation ceremony start at 17.00.  

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

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