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Opening of Academic Year 2015

When:Mo 31-08-2015 16:00 - 17:30
Where:Martini Church


(Language: English)

4.00 - 5.30 p.m. *

  • Opening speech by Prof. Elmer Sterken, Rector Magnificus
  • Speech by Prof. José van Dijck, President KNAW
  • Musical interlude by Elske Kroondijk and Marco Gietema
  • Speech by Dr Tamara Witschge, Rosalind Franklin Fellow
  • Speech by Mr Thijmen Calis, winner of the Aart Bosman Student Excellence Award
  • Musical interlude by Elske Kroondijk and Marco Gietema
  • Reading by the new University Poet 2015-2016
  • Speech by Mr Olaf Koens, journalist
  • Closing

5.30 - 7.00 p.m.

* Professors will be expected in the Senat Room by 3.30 p.m.

Registration and admission ticket

There are only limited seats available in the Martini Church. Registration will close as soon as maximum capacity is reached.
Please register as soon as possible using the correct form.
If you don't have an admission ticket you can pick up one at the reception of the Building of the Board, Oude Boteringestraat 44, between 8.30 am - 17 pm.

Note: the full programme will take place in the Martini Church.

More information: Oening Academic Year

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