Matriculation Ceremony 2019
Official welcome to new students
Every year the University of Copenhagen welcomes all new students at the official Matriculation Ceremony. The Ceremony takes place on the Friday before semester start.
When: The Matriculation is held on Friday 30 August from 14.00 - 16.30
Location: Frue Plads, 1168 København K
You must bring your ticket to get access to the event.
Participation is optional.
14.00 Access to event venue
Performance by The University of Copenhagen Funky Big Band.
15.00 Matriculation Ceremony
Rector gives the matriculation speech from the main stairs and presents the Prorector, the Deans and the University Director. After the speech, the Danish Students' Choral Society sings 'Hellige Flamme' (Holy Flame).
15.30 Rector Henrik C. Wegener and Prorector of Education Bente Merete Stallknecht shake hands with newly matriculated students
True to tradition, the Rector and the Prorector of Education shake hands with all newly matriculated students. You also have the oppertunity to meet your dean, who will be handing out cake.
16.30 Matriculation ends
Visit the student café 'Studenterhuset'
From 16.30, the student café “Studenterhuset” is open for all new students. Studenterhuset is located at Købmagergade 52.
We look forward to seeing you!
- Full-degree students If you are a full-degree student admitted to the University of Copenhagen this year, you will receive a message through the online application portal with your ticket. You must print the ticket and bring it along to access the Ceremony.
- Exchange students If you are an exchange student admitted to the University of Copenhagen this year, you will receive an email with your ticket from International Education & Grants. You must print the ticket and bring it along to access the Ceremony.
For information about admission:
For generel information about the Matriculation Ceremony:
Nørregade 10, PO BOX 2177
DK-1017 Copenhagen K Denmark
Tel: +45 3532 2097