Ceremony in the Main Hall, Aarhus University

Song: Vi søger det frygtløst i dybet (We seek it fearlessly in the depths)

Speeches by Chairman of the University Board Connie Hedegaard, Rector Brian Bech Nielsen and Julius Edward Miller Hvidt, Master's degree student in Medicine

Presentation of HM Queen Margrethe II’s travel grant to students at Aarhus University

Presentation of the Aarhus University Anniversary Foundation’s awards – the Prize of Honour for University Pedagogics and the Research Communication Prize of Honour

Appointment of Aarhus University’s Honoured Alumnus 2017

Entertainment by the Music Students’ Choir, conductor Ole Faurschou

Conferral of honorary doctorates

Celebration address by professor Lene Munksgaard, Department of Animal Science

Song for the audience: Septembers himmel (September’s sky is so blue)

Light refreshments in the Ambulatory and the Museum of Ancient Art




Concert Hall Aarhus

20:00 "Made in Aarhus"
Concert performed by well-known artists, including Dicte, Peter Sommer, Mads Langer, Shaka Loveless and Anne Dorte Michelsen. The orchestra will be conducted by Per Chr. Frost and Peter Vuust.
Master of ceremonies: Master Fatman

22:00 Wine and snacks

23:00 Thank you and goodnight


On the same day, the students will hold their Sports Day and Denmark’s largest Friday night bar in the University Park, featuring bars with special themes, events and concerts.