NB! University of Oulu postpones the Doctoral Conferment Ceremony until spring 2022. The new date is May 27-29, 2022.
At 1pm to 3pm voluntary Rehearsals, Saalastinsali Hall, University of Oulu
The Doctoral Conferment Ceremony rehearsals are meant for Young and Honorary Doctors. Address: Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, Oulu.
Dress code: casual, no sword nor hat needed
Time and place: at 13.00 at Saalastinsali Hall
At 6 pm Cocktails for Honorary Doctors
Cocktail reception is only for Honorary Doctors, Rector, Conferrers of the Degrees, and Officiants
At 7 pm to 12 pm Sword Sharpening Ceremony
Dress code: see Dress code: sword-whetting
Note! All Young Doctors are requested to arrive by 9 am to bring their hat and sword. All invited guests are requested to be seated by 11.50 am.
At 8.45 am to 11 am compulsory Rehearsals, Saalastinsali Hall, University of Oulu
The Conferment Ceremony rehearsals are meant for Young Doctors and Honorary Doctors. Address: Pentti Kaiteran katu 1, Oulu.
At 12.00 am to 3 pm Doctoral Conferment Ceremony, Saalastinsali Hall, University of Oulu
Dress code for all Saturdays events so far: see Dress code: Conferment Ceremony
Time and place: at 8.45 in Saalastinsali Hall, bus transportation from university to the city center after the ceremony
At 3.45 pm. Procession to the Oulu Cathedral
At 4 pm to 5 pm Service (ecumenical), Oulu Cathedral
At 7 pm to 3.45 am Conferment Banquet and Ball
At 12:00 noon Sailing Trip
Playful rowing competition on the Oulu river, live music, dancing, coffee
Dress code: casual, "student cap" or equivalent
Last updated: 30.3.2021