Academic Ceremony

At an academic ceremony, a higher education institution celebrates and acknowledges its academic progress. New Professors are inaugurated into their new tenures, new doctors are conferred and other academic merits are celebrated.

Man wearing a doctoral degree hat. Photo.

Jörgen Persson, former professional table tennis player, was conferred as Honorary Doctor at Halmstad University's Academic Ceremony on November 16, 2018. Photo: Anders Andersson

Halmstad University's Honorary Doctors

2017

  • Jörgen Persson, Health and Lifestyle
  • Gun-Britt Lydén, Health and Lifestyle

2013

  • Maj-Britt Sandlund, Health and Lifestyle

2011

  • Jan Einar Blomquist, Innovation Sciences
  • Nicolas Hassbjer, Information Technology

Tradition with Medieval origins

The Academic Ceremony is a European university tradition with its roots in the Middle Ages and antique symbolism. Halmstad University celebrated its first Academic Ceremony in 1998. Halmstad University is a young university that has created its own traditions and rituals, but that also connects to traditional ceremonies.

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2020-01-30

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