Every other year Jönköping University celebrates academic festivities with an inauguration and conferment ceremony.

The inauguration of full professors and conferment of PhDs takes place every 18 months at Jönköping University. The celebration is an impressive occasion with many guests, beautiful, festive clothes, speeches and live music.

Welcome to the 2024 Academic Ceremony

Next Academic Ceremony will take place on 4 May 2024, at Spira Concert Hall in Jönköping. The inaugural lectures will be held on 2 and 3 May.

More information to follow

More information to follow

More information to follow

Dress code

Dress code for promovendi och installandi

For promovendi and installandi, the dress code is full dress. This means strictly formal attire.

Men are expected to wear a tailcoat along with a white waistcoat and a white bow tie, complemented by black shoes and socks.

Women have the option of a long black gown or a long skirt with a jacket. This must be truly dressy.

Dress code for guests

Are you invited only to the ceremony the dress code is business attire.

Are you invited to the ceremony and the following dinner the dress code is formal attire, which means black tailcoat with a white shirt, white waistcoat and white bow tie, or a long evening dress or long skirt in any color of choice.

Military uniforms, and traditional/folk costumes are also considered acceptable as formal attire for both men and women.

Watch the ceremony from 25 September 2021

See a slideshow of the previous Academic Ceremony in 2021