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Degree Conferring Ceremony


The next Degree Conferring Ceremony will be held on Friday, 15 June 2018.

All Ph.D. and LL.M. graduates who have never participated in the ceremony may attend.

Registrations for ceremony diploma candidates are closed now.  

Ceremony programme

Livestreaming of the event


General information for diploma candidates

    • 11:00-13:30 Check-in of registered diploma candidates
    • 15:00-17:00 Conferring Ceremony
    • 20:00 June Ball

The participation fee is 50 Euro, including the diploma, the rental of the EUI academic gown and shoulder piece as well as DVDs with the video and photos of the ceremony.

Degree candidates are supposed to wear the EUI academic gown and shoulder piece during the ceremony. These garments may be rented or purchased.

The number of guests per diploma candidate is limited to four persons. Their participation in the ceremony is free of charge.

The degree candidates and their guests are kindly invited to attend the June Ball which will be held in the evening of June 15th. Degree candidates may invited as many guests as they wish to the Ball. The start of the ticket sale will be communicated.

Please note that the degree awarded at the ceremony is a purely ceremonial degree. The official Ph.D./LL.M. diploma is issued by the EUI Academic Service after the thesis defence/at the end of the doctoral or master programme.

Privacy Notice

The personal data you provided through the online electronic registration is processed in compliance with the Decision of the President No. 40 of 27 August 2013 regarding data protection at the EUI.

Relevant information can be also found at: the Privacy Statement for the EUI’s Degree Conferring Ceremony.

The first Degree Conferring Ceremony was organised in 1996 and the event was held bi-annually until 2002. Since then it takes place every year.

The ceremony is a unique opportunity for our alumni to celebrate their Ph.D. or LL.M. degree together with their family and friends and the whole EUI community.



Page last updated on 13 June 2018