Answers to most often asked questions


Please register no later than 28.4.2017.

Bus transportation

Bus transportation is arranged for young doctors + avec Holiday Club Saimaa – Lappeenranta city center:

Thursday 15.6.

To Conferment ceremony rehearsal (starting at 17:00, Lappeenranta Hall)

From restaurant Kasino Sword sharpening (ends at 22:00)

Friday 16.6.

To Conferment ceremony, Lappeenranta Hall (starting at 12:00)

From Conferment ceremony to Holiday Club Saimaa.

Bus transportation times will be confirmed after 28.4.2017.


D. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm. and Philosophy) must have swords (own/borrowed). When using borrowed sword it should have LUT´s emblem (symbol). LUT does not have swords to be borrowed.

Doctoral hat

Please take your hat (and sword) to the conferment ceremony rehearsal on Thursday 15th of June.

Sword sharpening

All young doctors + avec are welcome to participate in Sword sharpening.


Guests are welcome to Conferment ceremony (Lappeenranta Hall). We will send an invitation to guests.


The Lappeenranta City Hall Square will be under repair during the conferment ceremony, and several events will be held in Lappeenranta over the same weekend. Signs will be posted to help you find the City Hall entrance. If you are planning on arriving by car, we recommend the parking garages P-Pormestari (address: Valtakatu 49) or Iso-Kristiina (address: Brahenkatu 5).


Professional photographers will take pictures. Pictures will be available after ceremony. There is an organized set at the Holiday Club where you can ask the photographer to take pictures.

Doctoral hats and swords at conferment banquet

Swords and hats will be left to the coat rack.