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Annual University Celebration


4.55 p.m.

  • The doors to auditorium 45 will close

5.00 p.m.

  • Welcome speech: Chairman of the Board, University of Southern Denmark, Niels Thorborg
  • Rector’s speech: Rector, Jens Ringsmose
  • Musical interlude
  • Conferment of honorary doctorates and doctorates: Rector, Jens Ringsmose
  • Student speech: The Board of SDU’s student representative
  • Award of Teaching Excellence: Pro-Rector, Helle Waagepetersen
  • Award of the Innovation Prize: Pro-Rector, Helle Waagepetersen
  • Musical interlude
  • Honorary Alumnus Award: Rector, Jens Ringsmose
  • TAP Award: University Director, Thomas Buchvald Vind
  • Research Dissemination Award: Rector, Jens Ringsmose
  • The Celebration lecture given by this year’s recipient of the Research Dissemination Award

Speeches will be simultaneously translated to English

6.30 p.m.

  • Gala dinner in the canteens as well as on Campustorvet, Gydehutten and Stenten

8.00 p.m.

  • Celebration featuring various musical acts and DJs

1.00 a.m.

  • The music stops

Last Updated 27.10.2023