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Conferring Ceremony


The next Conferring Ceremony is scheduled to take place on 16 June 2023.  

Participation is reserved for Ph.D. and LL.M. graduates who obtained/will obtain their degrees between January 2019 and mid-June 2023 and have never attended the ceremony. A ceremony diploma will be awarded.

Registrations are open until 16 May. Researchers who will defend their thesis before mid-June will be invited to register upon announcement of their defence.


General information for graduates

The registration fee is 65 Euro. It includes a ceremonial diploma, the rental of the EUI academic gown and shoulder piece as well as access to the video and the photos of the ceremony. The fee is payable at registration.

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

The diploma awarded at the ceremony is a purely ceremonial diploma. 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. 10 of 18 February 2019 regarding data protection at the EUI.

Relevant information can also be found in the Privacy Statement for the EUI Degree Conferring Ceremony.

The first 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 14 April 2023

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