Registeration & fees


How to register?
Before the 14th of March, 2014, complete the registration form and the personal history for the biography of conferees, and pay the registration fee (50 euro per person; separately for the conferee and avec). Please note that the number of places is limited, and will be assigned in the order of registration.


Who can attend the Solemn Conferment?
In order to attend the solemn conferment, you have to graduate on 30th April, 2014, at the latest. In other words, the grade of your PhD or Master’s thesis must be decided in the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry on 8th April, 2014, at the latest. In addition, you have to deliver the documents required for diploma to the office of opintoasiainpalvelut (P.O. Box 62, Viikinkaari 11) not later than 30th April, 2014. NB! Also the students graduating in the spring 2014 have to register on 14th March at the latest!

The registration is binding.


In case your avec will also receive a degree in the solemn conferment, both of you have to fill in the registration form. If your avec does not receive a degree, fill her / his name and possible special diet in your registration form.


The Fees

The total costs of the solemn conferment ceremonies will be 250 euro per person (separately for the conferee and avec). It includes all ceremonies (laurel wreath-weaving dinner for Masters / sword-whetting dinner for Doctors, conferment ceremony, conferment dinner, journey to the countryside,  conferment ball, and the nocturnal statue tour after the ball)  and can be paid in two instalments:

  • Registration fee (50 e): due date 14.03.2014
  • Participation fee (200 e): due date 30.4.2014


Account information:
Payee: University of Helsinki
Account: Nordea FI23 1660 3000 0777 20
Message: write in the message field” WBS 7800108, conferee’s name” (not payer’s name); e.g.  WBS 7800108, Albert Agronomist.

The fees are equal, even if you don’t attend every event of the three-day ceremony. The registration fee will not be refunded in case of cancellation. If the participation fee has not been paid on 30th April at the latest, the participation will be cancelled.
By the end of March fill in the event oriented participation form (CLOSED) to inform the organising committee about which events of the three-day ceremony you are going to attend, and whether you are going to come with avec.

Welcome to the Conferment Ceremonies!

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