Every other year Jönköping University celebrates academic festivities with an inauguration and conferment ceremony. Every year the university celebrates spring by giving out the university's merit badges.
The inauguration of full professors and conferment of PhDs takes place every other year at Jönköping University in September. During the impressive ceremony, doctorates are conferred and new professors are inaugurated / welcomed to the university. Also, the honorary doctors are conferred and awarded with the insignia.
When a new president has been appointed an inauguration of the president takes place during the ceremony.
Every year round Walpurgis Night, 30 April, Jönköping University celebrates the arrival of spring on campus with choir singing, speeches and the distribution of the University's merit badges. These are given to people whose contributions have been of great importance to Jönköping University.
Content updated 2015-08-13