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Opening of the Academic Year 2019

When:Mo 02-09-2019 16:00 - 17:30

The official opening of the UG Academic Year 2019-2020 will take place in the Martini Church on Monday 2 September from 4 to 5.30 p.m.
The ceremony will be conducted in English.


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

4 to 5.30 p.m.

  • Opening speech by Prof.dr. Cisca Wijmenga, Rector Magnificus
  • Musical interlude
  • Award Ceremony Ubbo Emmius Penning (Scientific)
  • Award Ceremony Alumnus of the Year 2018 Christiaan Triebert, MA
  • Musical interlude
  • Academic speech by Prof. dr. Amina Helmi
  • Reading by the UG poet-in-residence for the Academic year 2019-2020
  • Closing by Prof.dr. Cisca Wijmenga

5.30 to 7 p.m.

  • Reception in the choir of the Martini church

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