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President’s speeches

Karolinska Institutet arranges various academic ceremonies each year. Activities include the welcoming of new students, conferring of doctor's degrees, installation of new professors and academic prizes. Here is a selection of the President's and the Vice-President's speeches held at the ceremonies.

Vice-President’s speech at the Spring Conferment Ceremony, 4 May 2018

Speeches by President Ole Petter Ottersen

Speech at the autumn conferment ceremony 2017

Speech to the new professors at the installation ceremony 2017

The vice-chancellor's welcome speech at the installation ceremony of new professors 2017

The vice-chancellor's speech at the installation ceremony 29 September 2017

Former president's speeches

Christmas Letter 2016

Welcome speech at the Conferment Ceremony in November 2016

Welcome speech at the Installation Cermony in October 2016

Speech to new Professors at the Installation Ceremony in October 2016