Each year in November Luleå University of Technology arranges a ceremony of conferment of doctor's degrees and inauguration of new professors. New doctorates are conferred this day.
Doctral students who have defended their disserations on 1 September-20 December and 10 January-20 June the following year are invited to the cerremony in the current calender year to be promoted, provided that the doctoral student has recieved a degree certificate or has subitted a complete application for a degree certificate.
The invitation is sent to the postal address given by the doctoral student in Ladok, therfore it is important that a valid address is registred in Ladok.
In the event of reasonable obstacles, newly graduated doctoral students who have obtained degree certificates have the right to promotion up to the two years following the graduation.