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Programme Opening of the Academic Year


The official opening of the academic year 2019-2020 will take place 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.

Preliminary Programme 2019-2020

4 to 5.30 p.m.

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

5.30 to 7 p.m.

  • Reception in the choir of the Martini church

Last modified:12 July 2019 11.47 a.m.