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.

New professors are installed at KI

Installation Ceremony 

Date for the next Installation Ceremony is October 15, 2020

Ceremony: from 5:00 pm to approx 6:30 pm

This year the ceremony will be live streamed.

Dress code:

Dark suit. New professors will also be wearing KI gowns and doctor's hats during the ceremony.

In August 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

Information to new professors


the information about the number of guests that each Professor can bring will come with the invitation.

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:

Dark suit.


A mandatory rehearsal will take place at Aula Medica the same day of the Installation ceremony.

Information to prize winners


More information about the possibility to bring guests will come with the invitation.

Dress code for you and your guests:

Dark suit


Ylva Blomberg

Master of ceremonies