New professors - installandi

Published: 16 September 2018

Beginning of the ceremony

The ceremony in Aula Aurora will begin at 4 p.m. At 3 p.m. all those participating in the procession will gather in corridor 500 of the D building. Nazanin Emami is in charge of organizing the proceedings. The procession is led by the master of ceremonies. As the procession marches into the auditorium, music is played to mark their entrance, which continues until everyone in the procession is in place.


During the conferment ceremony, you will receive the diploma from the Vice-chancellor Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn.


You may invite three guests to accompany you to both the ceremony and the banquet. Personal tickets to the ceremony are sent together with letter of confirmation via e-mail. The event is of little satisfaction to children since it requires that they sit still for about two hours. It can be distracting if children are restless or talk during the ceremony.

The Faculty Board invites you, as new professor, to the banquet. The cover charge for the guests to the banq­uet is SEK 850 per person.

Invited guests shall have taken their places no later than 15.45 in Aula Aurora. After the c­eremony, the guests who are to come to the banquet will make their way to STUK in the C building. Those who do not wish to take a short walk will be able to take a bus to STUK from ent­rance D2.

What to wear

Formal dress is required at the conferment ceremony and banquet reception. Installandi are to wear a tailcoat with white waistcoat and white bow tie, long dress or two piece garment with a long skirt. Guests are to be in formal dress or a dark suit, long dress or two piece garment with a long skirt.


LTU have hired a photographer to take pictures during the ceremony. After the ceremony, group photographs will be taken in accordance with the schedule which will be posted on Academic ceremony. Photos can be ordered about two weeks after the ceremony.

Final rehearsal

In order for everything to run smoothly, it is necessary to have a final rehearsal. This will take place on Friday  9th of November, from 3.00 p.m. to around 4.30 p.m. in Aula Aurora. There is no dress code for the final rehearsal.

The banquet

The banquet will be held in STUK in the C building. The cover charge of SEK 850 per guest is to be paid by ­credit/debit card via the registration form. No tickets are required for the banquet.

The cover charge a three-course dinner with drinks, and coffee. After the meal, everyone is invited to dance.

The festivities commence at around 6.45 p.m. in STUK. In the programme, which will be available by the cloak room, you will find seating arrangements. The toastmaster is the master of ceremonies, who will start the proceedings. At dinner, your guests will be seated at "your table".


Cancellations notified as soon as possible to Cancellations from guests less than 1 week in advance will not receive a refund. Please note that non-payment does not equal cancellation.

The last date to register is the 8th of October.