Graduation Ceremonies Graduation Ceremonies

As a rule, graduation ceremonies are arranged once a month. The events are meant for students who have completed their postgraduate or higher university degree.

Please note that ceremonies are for graduates only (including serving of coffee).

Autumn 2020

28.8.2020 at 2 p.m. NO CEREMONY!
30.9.2020 at 2 p.m.
30.10.2020 at 2 p.m.
27.11.2020 at 2 p.m.
18.12.2020 at 2 p.m. CEREMONY CANCELED!
31.12.2020 (no ceremony, the degree certificates will be given in the ceremony in January 29.1.2021 or they will be posted)

Spring 2021

29.1.2021 at 2 p.m.
26.2.2021 at 2 p.m.
26.3.2021 at 2 p.m.
29.4.2021 at 2 p.m.
27.5.2021 at 2 p.m.
30.6.2021 at 2 p.m.
30.7.2021 (no ceremony, the degree certificates will be given in the ceremony in August or they will be posted)

 

The ceremony is held in the Viipuri Hall for the time being if not otherwise mentioned. The graduates are assigned seats on the first rows of the auditorium. Name tags indicate the seating arrangement. Graduates are requested to arrive in good time.

The order of the degree recipients is the following: doctorates in technology, doctorates in business, doctorates in philosophy, Licentiate degrees in technology, Licentiate degrees in business, Master's degrees in technology, Master's degrees in business – in alphabetical order.

Programme of the ceremony:

  • The rector awards the degree certificates, the graduate is handed a glass of sparkling wine sponsored by the Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland (TEK) and a rose from The Finnish Business School Graduates and waits at the front of the auditorium until all graduates receive their certificates.
  • Toast
  • Rector's speech
  • Graduate's speech
  • Speech by a representative of TEK
  • Performance by Teekkarilaulajat
  • Coffee and cake in the restaurant

    Dress code: Semi-formal daytime attire appropriate for graduation ceremonies. No student cap.