Matriculation and welcome party

The official welcome for you as a new student

Every year, the University of Copenhagen welcomes all new students in connection with the study start. This happens at the Matriculation Ceremony, which is the University’s official welcome for new students.

Here, you will meet your future fellow students and tutors, and the Rector will officially welcome you to the University. You are also invited to the welcome party with a concert by the musical artist Prisma.

When: Friday 23 August 2024 (see times in programme)

Where: Frue Plads, 1168 Copenhagen and North Campus, Universitetsparken 3, 2100 Copenhagen Ø.

It is optional if you want to attend. The event is outdoors.
The event is for new students only. It is not possible to bring any companions.


Remember to get your ticket

You need a ticket to attend, which you will receive by registering for the event via the email you will receive in early August.

If you haven't received an email by 10 August with the registration link , please send an email to immatrikulationsfest@adm.ku.dk.

 

 

The event is divided into three activities:

1. Meet your future fellow students and tutors

The day will start with meeting your tutors and future fellow students. 
When and where your programme will meet will be published here before 1 August.

If your venue (mødested) is Frue Plads, it means that your course will not be getting together before the matriculation. In that case, you simply show up at the University on Frue Plads, where the matriculation ceremony starts at 13:00. Gates open at 12:00.

2. Matriculation Ceremony at 13:00 at Frue Plads (the gate opens at 12:00)

The Rector will officially welcome you to the University of Copenhagen at Frue Plads. In addition, the chairman of the Student Council will be giving a speech, and, according to tradition, you can shake hands with the Rector.

If your class don’t meet up before the event, you are welcome to come directly to Frue Plads. Your tutors will meet you there after the matriculation ceremony and guide you to the welcome party at North Campus.

3. Welcome party at North Campus (16:00 to 22:00)

When you have shaken hands with the Rector, seen the University’s ceremonial hall and heard the speeches at Frue Plads, you, your fellow students and tutors will go to North Campus.

You will receive information about the program between the matriculation and the welcome party for your particular degree in your online study start course. From 17:30, you can visit stalls with representatives from different associations, enjoy delicious food and drinks at student-friendly prices and attend a concert by Prisma. Activities in the stage area will start at 18:30, and the party ends at 22:00.

Venue for the party: Universitetsparken 3, 2100 Copenhagen Ø.

We look forward to welcoming you.

 

 

The event is divided into three activities:

  1. Meet your future fellow students and tutors

The day starts by meeting your tutors and future fellow students. 
When and where your programme will meet will be published here before 1 August.

If your venue (mødested) is Frue Plads, it means that your programme will not be meeting before the matriculation. In that case, you simply show up at the University at Frue Plads, where the matriculation ceremony starts at 16:00. Gates open at 15:00.

  1. Matriculation Ceremony at 16:00 at Frue Plads (gates open at 15:00)

The Rector will officially welcome you to the University of Copenhagen at Frue Plads. In addition, the chairman of the Student Council will be giving a speech, and, according to tradition, you can shake hands with the Rector.

If your programme don’t meet up before the event, you are welcome to come directly to Frue Plads. Your tutors will meet you there after the matriculation ceremony and guide you to the welcome party at North Campus.

  1. Welcome party at North Campus (17:30 to 22:00)

When you have shaken hands with the Rector, seen the University’s ceremonial hall and heard the speeches at Frue Plads, you, your fellow students and the tutors will go to North Campus.

From 17:30, you can visit stalls with representatives from different associations, enjoy delicious food and drinks at student-friendly prices and attend a concert by Prisma. Activities in the stage area will start at 18:30, and the party ends at 22:00.

Venue for the party: Universitetsparken 3, 2100 Copenhagen Ø.

We look forward to welcoming you.

 

 

The event is divided into three activities:

1. Meet your fellow exchange students and mentors at the students café “Studenterhuset”

From 14.00 Studenterhuset invites exchange students and mentors to meet before the matriculation ceremony. Studenterhuset is situated 3 minutes walk from Frue Plads and is one of the most popular meeting places for students in Copenhagen. Registration for this acticity is not necessary.

Studenterhuset is located at Købmagergade 52.

2. Matriculation Ceremony at 16:00 at Frue Plads (the gate opens at 15:00)

The Rector will officially welcome you to the University of Copenhagen at Frue Plads. In addition, the chairman of the Student Council will be giving a speech, and, according to tradition, you can shake hands with the Rector.

If you don't participate in the event at 'Studenterhuset' prior to the Matriculation, you are welcome to come directly to Frue Plads. 

3. Welcome party at North Campus (From 17:30 to 22:00)

When you have shaken hands with the Rector, seen the University’s ceremonial hall and heard the speeches at Frue Plads, you, your fellow students and tutors will go to North Campus. Here, you can hear a musical performance by the artist Prisma, visit stalls with representatives from different associations and enjoy delicious food and drinks at student-friendly prices. The party ends at 22:00.

Venue for the party: Universitetsparken 3, 2100 Copenhagen Ø.

We look forward to welcoming you.

 

 

The event is divided into two activities:

1. Matriculation Ceremony at 16:00 at Frue Plads (the gate opens at 15:00)

The Rector will officially welcome you to the University of Copenhagen at Frue Plads. In addition, the chairman of the Student Council will be giving a speech, and, according to tradition, you can shake hands with the Rector.

2. Welcome party at North Campus (17:30 to 22:00)

When you have shaken hands with the Rector, seen the University’s ceremonial hall and heard the speeches at Frue Plads, you, your fellow students and tutors will go to North Campus. Here, you can hear a musical performance by the artist Prisma, visit stalls with representatives from different associations and enjoy delicious food and drinks at student-friendly prices. The party ends at 22:00.

Venue for the party: Universitetsparken 3, 2100 Copenhagen Ø.

We look forward to welcoming you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For information about the Matriculation Ceremony and the event in general:

Send an e-mail: immatrikulationsfest@adm.ku.dk 

For information about the Welcome Party

Send an e-mail to Carla Naur Nørremølle: cnn@srku.dk

Are you a tutor and need further information?

Send an e-mail to:

HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES: studiestart@sund.ku.dk
LAW: vejledning@jur.ku.dk
HUMANITIES: studiestart@hum.ku.dk
SOCIAL SCIENCES: Kristine: kh@samf.ku.dk, Christina: cjj@samf.ku.dk
THEOLOGY: studievejleder@teol.ku.dk
SCIENCE/BIO: Helle Blæsild, studiestart@bio.ku.dk
SCIENCE/CHEM: Jens-Christian Navarro Poulsen, jnp@chem.ku.dk
SCIENCE/DIKU: Mikkel Gorm Kæregård Jørgensen, studiestart@di.ku.dk
SCIENCE/FOOD: Farida Hdidouch, fhd@food.ku.dk
SCIENCE/IFRO: Hanne Teilmann Møller, studiestart@ifro.ku.dk
SCIENCE/IGN: Morten Agerbo Rasmussen, studiestart@ign.ku.dk
SCIENCE/MATH: Shabnam Abbasi, studiestart@math.ku.dk
SCIENCE/NBI: Søren Jønsson Granat, granat@nbi.ku.dk
SCIENCE/NEXS: Jesper Porsmar Atti, jpa@nexs.ku.dk
SCIENCE/PLEN: Emil Blangstrup Toft, uddannelse@plen.ku.dk