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Programme Opening of the Academic Year


The official opening of the academic year 2017-2018 will take place on Monday 4 September from 4 to 5.30 p.m. in the Martinikerk.

The ceremony will be conducted in English.
Professors will be expected in the Senate Room by 3.30 p.m.

Programme 2017-2018

4 to 5.30 p.m.

  • Opening speech by Prof. Elmer Sterken, Rector Magnificus
  • Speech by Pim van der Feltz, CEO Google Benelux
  • Musical interlude
  • Speech by Merel Rumping, Social Entrepreneur and Alumnus of the Year 2016
  • Reading by the UG poet-in-residence for academic year 2017 – 2018
  • Speech by Hanna Berretz, international student of the UG
  • Musical interlude and closing

5.30 to 7 p.m.

  • Reception in the choir of the Martini church

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