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Farewell Ceremony 2019

Students in International Masters programmes who are in their last term of studies are warmly welcome to our Farewell Ceremony 2018. This festive and congratulatory ceremony marks the end of your studies here at Linköping University, and the beginning of your time as an alumnus.


When: 12 June 2019

Time: 13:30 - ca 16:30

Where: Kårhuset Kollektivet, Ågatan 55, Linköping


The event is an official and ceremonial event; during the ceremony a congratulatory letter is handed out by Professor Helen Dannetun, Vice Chancellor. The event also includes congratulatory speeches, a get-together, photo opportunity and a chance to mingle with teachers, friends and family. Light refreshments will be served.



  • This is an official occasion and festive celebration, please dress up and wear your finest clothes. You are also very welcome to wear your national costume.


Plan ahead to get to Kårhuset on time

  • If you take the local bus to get to Kårhuset the closest stop is Stora Torget. Then there is a 5 minute walk to Kårhuset.
  • Students travelling from Norrköping can travel for free on the campus bus, number 73 (timetable). Use your LiU-Card as ticket. Your guests can travel on the same bus but need to purchase a ticket. It is not possible to buy a ticket on the bus, but make sure to buy a travel card in advance at Östgötatrafiken and charge it with money. Please note that Terminus is Campus US/US Norra entrén and it will require a 30 minute walk to get to Kårhuset. Bus number 4 from stop US Norra entrén will take you to city, Trädgårdstorget. Check out buses here.
  • If you come by car please note that you are allowed to drop off passengers in front of Kårhuset, but parking is not allowed. Make sure you have enough time to find a parking place and still arrive well before the ceremony starts.


LiU Alumni and applying for your academic degree

  • This event marks the end of your studies at LiU and the beginning of your time as an alumnus. Use the chance to show the world that you are a Linköping University alumnus and purchase a branded LiU t-shirt, a hoodie or a bag from LiU Store, present during the event. Please make sure you can pay in cash as they will not be able to accept bank cards. More information about LiU Alumni here.

  • Once you have completed all your courses and your thesis you can apply for your academic degree/diploma. For more information please see this page.


If you have any questions, please contact us at farewell.ceremony@liu.se





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Last updated: 2019-04-29