Degree ceremony

All graduated master students are cordially invited to the official degree ceremony which takes place in September / October.

Download the invitation for the degree ceremony 2018.

Date 2018

Thursday 27th of September 2018, at 20h00 (8PM)

  • master in business economics
  • master in complementary studies in business economics

Friday 28th of September 2018, at 19h00 (7PM)

  • master in business engineering
  • master in complementary studies in economics
  • master in economics
  • subsequent master in banking and finance
  • subsequent master in marketing analysis
  • doctorates

Saturday 29th of September 2018, at 10h00 (10AM)

  • master in business administration - main subject finance and risk management
  • master in business administration - main subject management and IT
  • master in business administration - main subject taxation

Saturday 29th of September 2017, at 15h00 (3PM)

  • master in public administration and management
  • master in business administration - main subject commercial management
  • master in business administration - main subject HRM and organizational management
  • postgraduate studies in arts and culture management
  • postgraduate studies in social profit and public management

Master's gown and cap

All students have the opportunity to wear a master's gown during the ceremony, a long-established tradition at graduation ceremonies at many universities all over the world. Alle master's gown will be lent free of charge during the duration of the ceremony. You can collect your gown and corresponding stole and cap at the lending counter in the 'Ufo' in the hour before the start of the proclamation. Your identity card will count as a deposit. You will also have the opportunity to purchase the cap. More information will follow in an email that will be sent in the 2nde half of September. 

Master's degree

After the ceremony, you also collect your master's degree. If you'd like someone else to collect your diploma, please use the proxy collection form. Uncollected diplomas will be available from two weeks after the ceremony at the Faculty Student Administration.


Ufo-building, Ghent University, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33, 9000 Gent. 


You need to register to attend the degree ceremony. You can bring along maximum 3 guests for the degree ceremony. 


    You'll find the pictures of previous degree ceremonies in our online photo album