The registration for the 12th Doctoral Conferment Ceremony of the University of Oulu is now open

The registration for the next Conferment Ceremony has now been opened to all young doctors who have graduated between 2020-2023 and who have not yet been conferred.
Doctor's hat in the hand

The ceremonies will take place in three consecutive days from 17th to 19th of May 2024. The Conferment Ceremony festivities will begin on Friday 17th with Sword-Whetting at Hotel Lasaretti. The Conferment Ceremony will be on Saturday 18th at 12 o’clock in Saalastinsali, University of Oulu. After the Conferment Ceremony there will be a procession to the Oulu Cathedral for an ecumenical service. The Conferment Banquet and Ball will be held on the same night at the Restaurant Foodoo Garden, University of Oulu. The celebrations will conclude on Sunday 19th of May with the Sailing Trip at Maikkula Mansion.

It is also possible to be conferred as absent. If conferred as absent, a doctor does not participate in Conferment Ceremony festivities but will receive one’s diploma and the Conferment Book afterwards by mail.

Young doctors who have not been conferred a degree and who have graduated between 1.1.2020–31.12.2023 may register. Also, doctors who have not been conferred a degree and have graduated before 2020 may register, but the number of participants is limited and registration for this group will be opened on 27th of November 2023.

The registration of young doctors will be closed when all the places are filled or on 7th of January 2024 at the latest. More information and link to the registration can be found on Conferment Ceremony's website.

Further Information

Salla Rahikkala, Project Manager


Last updated: 19.10.2023