The festivities last three days and include several events. The rehearsal of the Conferment Ceremony and the Sword-Whetting Ceremony take place on Thursday 19 September. The events on the actual conferment day, Friday 20 September, include the Act of Conferment, a festive procession to the Conferment Service/Secular Event, Gala Dinner, and Conferment Ball. The festivities end on Saturday 21 September with a relaxing excursion to the seaside.

NOTE! All times are still tentative and subject to changes!

Thursday 19 September

17.00  Rehearsal of Conferment Ceremony,  University of Vaasa, Levón auditorium 

The programme continues immediately after rehearsals with the Dinner and the Sword-Whetting Ceremony,   University of Vaasa, Restaurant Mathilda 

Friday 20 September


12.00 Conferment Ceremony,  University of Vaasa, Levón auditorium

15.00 Academic Procession  

15.30 Conferment Service, Vaasa Church OR Secular Event, Vaasa City Hall

19.00 Gala Dinner, Restaurant Waskia 

23.00 Confernment Ball, Vaasa City Hall

Saturday 21 September

12.00–15.00 Excursion, lunch, restaurant Strampen