Matriculation and graduation ceremony

General Information

The external representation of the academic traditions at Masaryk University, is introduced by academic ceremonies among which are matriculation and graduation ceremony.

Matriculation is a ceremonial act, which represents the admission of a student to the university academic community. Part of the matriculation ceremony, is the student’s matriculation pledge, the content of which is mentioned in the faculties‘ statutes.

Graduation ceremony is a ceremonial act, during which the graduates of study programmes are awarded a university diploma including their achieved academic title and a diploma supplement. Part of the ceremonial act is the graduate’s pledge, the content of which is also mentioned in the faculties‘ statutes.

Matriculation and graduation ceremony for graduates of bachelor study programmes take place with the present of the faculty dean, the vice-deans, the bedel, and the promoter. Graduation ceremony for graduates of master’s and doctoral study programmes take place with the present of the rector or some of the vice-rectors on his behalf, the dean, the promoter and the competent bedels. During academic ceremonies, academic officials are dressed with gowns and insignia. Students are dressed with formal dresses, only the graduates of master’s and doctoral study programmes who passed the state rigorous exam wear black gowns.

Matriculation and graduation ceremonies take place mainly at MU aulas (at the Faculty of Law).

Matriculation and graduation ceremonies schedule for the year 2014

Date Faculty
7. - 8. 3. FSS (G)
19., 26. 3. FI (G)
9. - 11. 4. FEdu (G)
14. - 15. 4. FEA (G)
16. 4. FSpS (G)
23. 4. FSci (G)
28. - 29. 4. FA (G)
24. - 27. 6. FMed (G)
30. 6. - 2. 7. FLaw (G)
3. - 5. 7.,
7. - 8. 7.
FEdu (G)
9. - 10. 7. FSpS (G)
11. - 15. 7. FEA (G)
15. - 16. 7. FSS (G)
16. - 18. 7. FA (G)
21. - 22. 7. FI (G)
23. - 24. 7. FSci (G)
15. 9. FEA (M)
15. - 17. 9. FA (M)
19. 9. FSS (M)
1. 10. FSci (M)
9. 10. FSpS (M)
15. 10. FMed (M)
16. 10. FI (M)
20. - 22. 10. FSci (G)
30. 10. FLaw (G)
10. 11. FEdu (M)
13. - 14. 11. FA (G)
12. 11. FLaw (M)

G = graduation

M = matriculation