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 2021

October 14, from 5:00 pm to approx 6:30 pm

The link will be activated 30 minutes before the ceremony starts. The programme begins with music from 4:50 pm




GP Telemann: La Générosité

Filip Ejmunds and Martin Thorell - trumpet

Jens Dohlin and Michael Wellin - trombon


Welcome speech

Professor Ole Petter Ottersen, President of Karolinska Institutet


Presentation of medal recipients



Cookies n´ Beans

Charlotte Centervall, Linda Ström, Frida Öhrn


Presentation of prize recipients



Niccolò Paganini - La Campanella  (arr. N. Biegniewska)

Nicole Biegniewska - violin

Thomas Rudberg - piano


Welcoming of new Adjunct and Visiting professors


Installation of new professors


Installation speech on behalf of the new professors

Professor Maja Jagodic



Cookies n´ Beans


Exit procession

J. Agnas: Pappas låt

Fanfares: Filip Ejmunds and Martin Thorell


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


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.

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


Information about the number of guests that each prize winner can bring will come with the invitation.

Dress code for you and your guests

Dark suit


Ylva Blomberg

Master of ceremonies