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University ceremony

Opening academic year

Monday 5 September 2022
Kloksteeg 16
2311 SL Leiden

The opening ceremony of the academic year 2022-2023 will focus on the theme of Peace & Security. The ceremony will be opened by Annetje Ottow, President of the Executive Board. This year's keynote speech will be delivered by Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra.

There will also be contributions from Leiden researchers and students, and various prizes will be awarded. Collegium Musicum will provide the music and there will be a reception afterwards.


You can register for this event from mid-July.


Are you unable to attend this event in the Pieterskerk? The opening of the academic year can also be followed via a livestream that appears on this page at 14:45 on 5 September.

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