Installation Ceremony/Inauguration of Professors
Karolinska Institutet organizes every fall an Installation Ceremony where new professors at KI are presented and academic prizes are delivered.
Date for the next Installation ceremony is October 15, 2020
(Please Note: as a consequence of the restrictions on gatherings caused by the corona virus the date will be confirmed later).
Ceremony: from 5:00 to 7:00 pm
A reception will follow.
Dress code: Dark suit. New professors will also be wearing KI gowns and doctor's hats during the ceremony.
In June/July an invitation will be sent to:
- New professors that have been appointed until July 1st
- New adjunct professors as well as new visiting professors
- Prize winners
In late September an invitation will also be sent to all KI's other guests.
Information to new professors
As a new professor you can bring some guests to the Installation ceremony and to the reception that will follow. You will be informed of how many guests you can bring in the invitation letter you will receive.
Entrance tickets will be sent to you about two weeks before the ceremony.
Dress code for new professors who will attend the ceremony
New professors will be wearing doctoral hat and KI gown during the whole ceremony. Hats and gowns can be borrowed from KI, Unit for academic ceremonies the same afternoon.
Dress code for guests at the Installation ceremony
A mandatory rehearsal will take place at Aula Medica the same day of the Installation ceremony.
After the rehearsal a group photo will be taken.
Information to prize winners
As a prize winner you can bring some guests to the Installation ceremony and to the reception that will follow.
More information about how many guests you can bring will come with the invitation letter.
Entrance tickets will be sent to you about one week before the ceremony.
Dress code for you and your guests