Farewell ceremony for the Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

  • Date: –18:00
  • Location: Zoom. Link will be published here on the day of the event.
  • Organiser: The Vice-Chancellor’s Office
  • Contact person: Sophia Bergström
  • Phone: 018–471 3320
  • Akademisk högtid

Vice-Chancellor Eva Åkesson and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Anders Malmberg are leaving their posts at Uppsala University at the end of the year. Due to the current pandemic, the planned farewell ceremony and ceremonial inauguration of their successors will only take place in virtual form.

Take part in the Vice-Chancellor's Farewell Ceremony online 14:00-18:00.



14:00 Introduction with music by OD

14:10 Speeches and greetings from the Swedish Parliament, the Government, public authorities, business leaders and others

14:50 Unveiling of Vice-Chancellor’s portrait

15:00 Speeches by regional and local government, public authority and University representatives


15:30 Speeches by representatives of regional authorities, international partners and Swedish universities


16:40 Speeches by Swedish university representatives

17:10 Students’ unions, Curators Committee and student nations

17:20 Uppsala University Library and SCAS


17:40 Uppsala University colleagues



Eva Åkesson and Anders Malmberg have let it be known that they would prefer not to receive any personal leaving gifts, but welcome contributions to Uppsala University’s international scholarship fund