Academic ceremonies

Diploma handover ceremony for graduates of Bachelor’s degree programmes

1. To the sound of fanfares, the Faculty’s Beadle brings students to the auditorium in a set order.

2. The Faculty’s Beadle brings the Vice-Deans.

3. To the sound of fanfares, the Faculty’s Beadle brings the Dean.

4. Anthem.

5. The responsible assistant for studies welcomes the attendees and presents the board.

6. The Vice-Dean presents the students from a list to the Dean. A student, whose name is called, steps forward before the Dean and bows first to the Dean and then to the audience. Then, he/she joins at the end of the line (students sidestep towards the front of the line). All graduates are called.

7. The Dean’s speech follows which is concluded by an instruction for the Promoter. “Under the authority of the Dean’s office and on behalf of the Rector, I gladly consent to declaring the graduates Bachelors after they have taken the oath. Honorabilis, Mr Promoter, I hereby ask that you proceed with the graduation.”

8. The Promoter initiates the graduation and concludes by saying “You will now proceed to the insignia of the Faculty, you will confirm the oath and, then, I will hand over to you your diplomas with the seal of Masaryk University.” The attendees are to rise from their seats as the oath is being read. The fanfare is played and they take their seats again after the oath has been read.

9. Each graduate steps forward without being called toward the insignia held by the Faculty’s Beadle. He/she touches the insignia with two fingers of the right hand and, looking at the Dean, says “I promise”. The Promoter reads the name of the graduate together with the relevant title based on the received diploma. If a student receives a “red diploma”, the Promoter reads the name of the graduate with the title and adds “graduated with honours”. (Fanfare). Each graduate approaches the Promoter to accept the diploma and joins the other graduates at the end of the line. All graduates are called.

10. A speech of one of the graduates follows.

11. Gaudeamus igitur.

12. To the sound of fanfares, the Dean and the Vice-Dean congratulate the graduates and leave in the following order – the Faculty’s Beadle, the Dean, the Vice-Dean, the Promoter; the graduates start leaving shortly after.

Diploma handover ceremony for graduates of Master’s degree programmes

1. To the sound of fanfares, the Faculty’s Beadle brings students to the auditorium in a set order.

2. To the sound of fanfares, the Faculty’s Beadle brings the Dean and the Vice-Dean(s).

3. To the sound of fanfares, the University’s Beadle brings the Vice-Rector.

4. Anthem.

5. The responsible assistant for studies welcomes the attendees and presents the board.

6. The Dean/Vice-Dean presents the graduates from a list to the Vice-Rector. A student, whose name is called, steps forward before the Vice-Rector and bows first to the Vice-Rector and then to the audience. Then, he/she joins at the end of the line (students sidestep towards the front of the line).

7. The Vice-Rector’s speech follows which is concluded by an instruction for the Promoter: “Under the authority of the Rector’s office, I gladly consent to declaring the graduates Masters after they have taken the oath. Honorabilis, Mr Promoter, I hereby ask that you proceed with the graduation.”

8. The Promotor initiates the graduation and concludes by saying “before I do so, I ask that you take the solemn oath” (the officials rise, all attendees in the auditorium rise); the Promoter reads the oath – after that, he/she invites the students to take the oath by saying: “You will now proceed to the university’s insignia and confirm the oath.” After the oath has been read, the officials take their seats followed by the audience.

9. In the same order in which they were presented, each graduate steps forward without being called toward the insignia held by the University’s Beadle, touches the insignia with two fingers of the right hand and, looking at the Vice-Rector, says, in a loud and clear voice, “I promise”; then he/she joins at the end of the line.

10. The Promoter takes floor and reads the name of the graduate together with the relevant title based on the received diploma. If a student receives a “red diploma”, the Promoter reads the name of the graduate with the title and adds “graduated with honours”. (Fanfare). The graduate steps forward, approaches the Promoter, takes over the diploma in his/her left hand and shakes the Promoter’s hand; he/she then joins at the end of the line.

11. A speech of one of the graduates follows.

12. The Dean’s final speech follows.

13. Gaudeamus igitur.

14. To the sound of fanfares, the Vice-Rector and the Dean congratulate the graduates and leave in the following order – the University’s Beadle, the Vice-Rector, the Dean, the Promoter; the graduates start leaving shortly after.

Akademické obřady se konají v prostorách Auditoria maxima v budově Právnické fakulty MU

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