All-time high in doctoral hats at the Academic Ceremony

39 PhDs, more than ever before, are receiving the doctoral hat at the university's academic ceremony on Saturday 29 September. Read more

Jönköping University (JU) celebrates Academic Ceremony every other year and never before are so many PhDs being conferred during the ceremony. Also, 12 professors are being inaugurated and the university's six new Swedish and international honorary doctors are being conferred.

Participating in the ceremony is:

  • The youngest professor to be inaugurated at JU, Mattias Nordqvist who is 39 years old.
  • The professor who has made her way from doctoral defense to inauguration the fastest ever at JU, Charlotta Mellander who received her PhD in 2008.
  • A married couple where both wife and husband will be conferred, Monika Wilinska at School of Health Sciences and James Dzansi at Jönköping International Business School who both defended their doctoral degrees in January 2012.

Open lectures
Jönköping University's new professors and honorary doctors will hold public lectures on campus Friday 28 September and Saturday 29 September. Staff, students and the public audience are welcome to listen to short lectures about subjects such as family business, creativity, casting, simulation and optimation, dental problems, heart diseases, etc.


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