Registration

All places for young doctors are filled and the registration for young doctors is closed.

The 12th Conferment Ceremony is primarily targeted to young doctors who have graduated in 2020-2023. However, also doctors who have graduated earlier are welcome to participate in the events and can be conferred in the ceremony.

Registration of all other guests has also closed.

Guidelines for the Registration

ALL YOUNG DOCTORS (2020-2023 and earlier): The registration for all young doctors has ended.

HONORARY DOCTORS: The registration for honorary doctors has ended.

For registration, please select a right link according to your invitation:

INVITED GUESTS

  • Guests - Doctoral Conferment Ceremony: Registration has ended.
  • Guests - Doctoral Conferment Ceremony as well as Banquet and Ball: Registration has ended.

INVITED STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OULU (PROFESSORS, DEANS ETC.)

  • Personnel of the University of Oulu - Doctoral Conferment Ceremony: Registration has ended.
  • Personnel of the University of Oulu - Doctoral Conferment Ceremony as well as Banquet and Ball: Registration has ended.

Important: If you are an organizer of the festivities, you have received instructions as how to register via e-mail. Please follow these instructions.

The registration is binding. Make sure that you have all the information needed when proceeding to the registration form (e.g. information concerning the Conferment Book–only Young Doctors and Honorary Doctors of 2024, invoice address, names and addresses of your accompanying person/s, special dietary restrictions, etc.).

The fees can be paid with a credit card, through a Finnish online bank or by invoice (invoice fee of 10 € will be added). More information on the payment methods and terms can be found from the registration form.

Please read through the Cancellation Policy as well as the Data Privacy Notice below.

Registration Fees

Sword Whetting on Friday 17th of May 2024: 110 €/person (inc. VAT 24 %)

Doctoral Conferment Ceremony on Saturday 18th of May 2024: Free of charge

Conferment Banquet and Ball on Saturday 18th of May 2024: 155 €/person (inc. VAT 24 %)

Sailing Trip on Sunday 19th of May 2024: 70 €/person (inc. VAT 24 %)

Attending the Conferment Ceremony as absent: 60 € (inc. VAT 0 %, the given information will be published in the Conferment Book and the diploma will be sent after the event).

The Conferment Book

The Conferment Book 2024 will be published according to the information collected from the Young Doctors and Honorary Doctors of 2024. If you prefer not to have your information published in the Conferment Book, you have the right to leave the questions unfilled.

We would kindly ask you to fill in the information asked on the registration form. Especially, we would request you to fill in the information concerning your doctoral thesis, faculty and diplomas. The following information will be asked from you on the registration form:

Faculty in which your doctoral degree has been awarded.

Doctoral thesis.

A-levels.

Diplomas.

Notable study trips.

Main occupations and posts.

Notable Positions of Trust.

Decorations, honorary distinctions and prizes, commemorative badges and medals.

Date of birth.

The instructions for the Conferment Book (pdf) can be found here Instructions for the Conferment Book 2024

Accompanying Persons

The Young Doctors and Honorary Doctors of 2024 are welcomed to bring one main accompanying person to the Conferment Ceremony in the main festive hall, Saalastinsali. The accompanying person is also welcomed to the Sword-Whetting on Friday 17th May 2024, to the Conferment Banquet and Ball on Saturday 18th May 2024 and to the Sailing Trip on Sunday 19th May 2024.

In addition, the Young Doctors and Honorary Doctors of 2024 can register two additional accompanying persons who will watch the Conferment Ceremony in a separate L1-hall via live stream. According to tradition, additional accompanying persons cannot attend the Conferment Ceremony in Saalastinsali, Sword Whetting, the Conferment Banquet and Ball or the Sailing Trip.

Data Privacy Notice

Personal Data collected on the online form of the Doctoral Conferment Ceremony is processed for organising the 12th Conferment Ceremony of University of Oulu. The events related to the Conferment Ceremony are videotaped and photographed. The Doctoral Conferment Ceremony will also be live-streamed (live webcast). The Procession to the Oulu Cathedral will be yet filmed with a drone.

By attending to the event, you accept that you will be photographed and that the audio and video material may be used for the purposes described in the data privacy notice.

Please read carefully the data privacy notices below, which describe how the University of Oulu processes your and your companion’s personal data while organising the 12th Conferment Ceremony of University of Oulu. A data privacy notice for companions will be sent to the registered companions by e-mail.

The data privacy notice for the registered persons and participants: Data Privacy Notice Registered and Participants 2024

The data privacy notice for companions: Data Privacy Notice Companions 2024

Cancellation Policy

Registration is binding. Notifications, amendments and cancellations must be made in writing (by e-mail) to aboaevents(at)certia.fi. An extra invoicing charge of 10 € will be added in case a new invoice is processed (revised due to wrong address, or otherwise modified).

Cancellations will be accepted until 24.3.2024 with a refund of all paid fees, less an administration charge of 50 €. After 24.3.2024 no refunds will be given.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact conferment.ceremony(at)oulu.fi. In technical questions relating to the registration form, please contact aboaevents(at)certia.fi.