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Academic ceremony

Opening academic year 2019-2020

Monday 2 September 2019
Pieterskerkhof 1A

On Monday 2 September 2019 the start of the 2019-2020 academic year for Leiden University will be celebrated with an opening ceremony in the Pieterskerk in Leiden.

As is customary, the programme will start with the traditional procession of students and professors, followed by various speeches and musical interludes. It will further include the presentation of the LUS Teaching Prize for the most talented teacher and the Gratama Science Award for innovative, socially relevant and high-profile research.

Further information on the program and how to attend will follow in due course.

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