Entrance/Graduation/Degree Conferment Ceremonies

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Recent updates
  • The FY2022 Autumn Graduate School Entrance Ceremony has been cancelled and replaced with a video message from the President.
  • The FY2022 Degree Conferment Ceremony date and the FY2022 Graduation Ceremony times have changed.

FY2022 Autumn Graduate School Degree Conferment Ceremony and Entrance Ceremony

FY2022 Autumn Graduate School Degree Conferment Ceremony
Date and time

Monday 26 September 2022 from 10:00 to 11:10 (subject to change)
Doors open at 9:20

Venue Clock Tower Centennial Hall
Building [3] on the Main Campus Map
Students to be invited
  • Those who earned doctoral degrees on 23 May 2022, 25 July 2022, or 26 September 2022
  • Those who earned master's or professional degrees on 26 September 2022
Other

Program

  • Please do not invite family members so as to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
    The ceremony will be live-streamed at:
    FY2022 Autumn Graduate School Degree Conferment Ceremony
  • Please note that in addition to live-streaming the ceremony, Kyoto University may publish videos and images from the event on its websites, pamphlets, and other media. The University appreciates your understanding.
  • Attendees will be asked to present their student ID cards when entering the venue.
  • Formal attire is not required, but attendees are asked to dress appropriately for the occasion.
  • Please be sure to take precautionary measures such as wearing a face mask.
  • All attendees will be subjected to temperature checks at the venue, and will be denied entrance if found to have a body temperature of 37.5 degrees Celsius or higher.
  • Please do not hold any additional events that involve eating and drinking in connection with the graduation ceremony.
  • To current students and others in charge of running an official farewell event: Take all appropriate measures to minimize the risk of infection; make sure that there will be no eating and drinking, and that participants maintain appropriate distance.
  • Official events are those hosted by University departments.
  • Graduate School contact information
FY2022 Autumn Graduate School Entrance Ceremony (cancelled)
Date and time In lieu of the cancelled ceremony, the President will address the matriculating class via a video message to be released below at 10:00 on Saturday 1 October 2022:
Congratulatory address by President Minato
Intended audience Those who entered/proceeded to a master's, doctoral, or professional degree program in autumn 2022
Other Graduate School contact information

FY2022 Degree Conferment and Graduation Ceremonies

FY2022 Graduate School Degree Conferment Ceremony
Date and time

Friday 24 March 2023 from 14:00 to 15:10 (subject to change)
Doors open at 13:10

Venue Miyako-Messe (Kyoto International Exhibition Hall) 3rd hall, located on the 3rd floor
Kyoto International Exhibition Hall "Miyako Messe"
Students to be invited
  • Those who earned doctoral degrees on 24 November 2022, 23 January 2023, or 23 March 2023
  • Those who earned master's or professional degrees on 23 March 2023
Other
FY2022 Graduation Ceremony
Date and time

Friday 24 March 2023 from 9:30 to 10:10 (subject to change)
Doors open at 8:40

Venue

Miyako-Messe (Kyoto International Exhibition Hall) 3rd hall, located on the 3rd floor
Kyoto International Exhibition Hall "Miyako Messe"

Students to be invited

Those who graduated from an undergraduate program on 10 or 24 March 2023

Other

Office in charge

Educational Planning Division, Education Promotion and Student Support Department