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Awarding of diploma

Once you complete your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree you will be awarded your diploma during a celebratory graduation ceremony. Some study programmes also have ceremonies for the awarding of first-year (propedeuse) diplomas or other important achievements. The awarding of your diploma is always arranged by your faculty or study programme.

Graduation ceremonies are always arranged by your study programme or faculty. 

Graduation ceremony

Twice a year, the Faculty of Archaeology organises a graduation ceremony. 

During the ceremony the candidates will be handed their diploma by their supervisor. The candidates can bring 2 invitees and all staff members involved will be present.  

Bachelor's graduation dates

  • October 11, 2019

Master and Research Master graduation dates

  • September 20, 2019

All students who have applied for attending the ceremony will receive an invitation from the Board of Examiners with details on location and time.


If you have completed your thesis and you want to participate in the next graduation ceremony, send an application e-mail to the Education Administration

For more information about graduation, please contact your study advisor.

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