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The Graduation Ceremony and Gala of the Faculty of Science and Engineering

Dear Student,

On the occasion of your graduation The Faculty of Science and Engineering would like to invite you, your family and friends to our annual Graduation Ceremony and Gala at Linköping Konsert och Kongress on 30 November 2019.

Submit your Diploma application

Please note that the Graduation ceremony is only open to graduates of the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Linköping University. In order to participate you must apply for a diploma no later than 30 August 2019. All graduation requirements must be fulfilled at this time. If you fulfill these requirements your Gala invitation will be sent out in the beginning of November. If you fail to fulfill the graduation requirements in time we will not be able to guarantee you a reservation to the Gala.


Linköping Konsert och Kongress, Concert hall and Restaurant Garden, Konsistoriegatan 7.

The Graduation ceremony is held in Swedish.


Saturday, 30 November 2019.

You will be attending one of the following ceremonies:
Ceremony 1: Graduands gather at the Concert & Congress Hall at 11am for a briefing and rehearsal. The ceremony starts at 1pm and is expected to last about an hour.

Ceremony 2: Graduands gather at the Concert & Congress Hall at 2pm for a briefing and rehearsal. The ceremony starts at 4pm and is expected to last about an hour.

We will notify you by e-mail in week 47 which of the ceremonies you will be invited to.


The Graduation ceremony is free for all participants. For the Gala dinner see below.


It will be possible to purchase a light meal, such as sandwiches, buns, coffee and tea in the restaurant. No reservation is necessary.

Joint toast

After the Graduation ceremony, we celebrate the graduands with a joint toast.

Gala dinner

The dinner commences at 18.30 and includes a selection of starters and a main course served with wine, followed by coffee/tea with sweets. The dinner is typically high-spirited and student-like and is led by one or two toastmasters, students from the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Guests will be able to enjoy entertainment, speeches and music in honour of the graduates.

Dinner seats must be reserved for all guests. You will be able to do so in the formal invitation you will receive in November. Each graduate may invite five guests, should you want to invite more they can be placed on a waiting list. As there are a limited number of places for the dinner, seats are allocated according to a first come, first served basis.

Seating at dinner

We always do our best to seat graduates along with their guests, and in company of fellow students from the same study programme. Graduates sit next to their families. If you have particular requests about your seating, please state this on the registration form.

Menu 2019 

Four small starters (Blackened salmon ontop pumkin nickel with citrus aioli, Shitake mussels filled with green pea puree on chikli rye crust, Beetroot and chickpea pie, Goat cheese with roasted pine nuts and balsamico, served on a spoon).

Vegetarian alternative: Root fruit tartar on pumpkin nickel, Shitake mussels with green pea puree served in crust, Beetroot and chickpea pie, Tofucream with pine nuts and balsamico served on a spoon. 

Low tempered right fried kernel  served with roasted potato puree reduced truffle sauce and hot smoked side pork and oyster slicing.
Vegetarian alternative: Green Lindstromer is served with potato and rootfruit cake as well as musty lingonberry and spice pepper.

Coffee or the with assortments of chocolate.


Cost for dinner 2019 includes beverage for the toast, a selection of starters and a main course served with wine. Coffee or tea with sweets.
Price: 695 SEK (non-alcoholic drinks 645 SEK).  Children (up to 12): 250 SEK
There is a limited number of seats and tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Dress code

Clothing for graduates: suit for men and a festive dress for women. Should you have a national costume, this is also most appropriate to wear. Same dress code applies for guests.

Evening mingle

After the dinner the guests will be treated to music and more entertainment from student bands. The bar will be open until 01.00.


Graduates from the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Linköping University who have achieved their diploma in the past twelve months or earlier.
Ulf Nilsson, Dean
Director festivitatis, (Professor Emeritus)
Guest speaker (alumnus)
Chairman, LinTek
Östgötabrass quintet
Student choirs and Music groups
Evening entertainers


For questions regarding the graduation ceremony: Ann-Kristine Järrendahl

For questions regarding registration or the dinner: Margareta Johansson


Ulf Nilsson

Ludwig Modahl Engström
Chairman of LinTek

Page manager: ann-kristine.jarrendahl@liu.se
Last updated: 2019-11-08