Opening Academic Year 2012-2013
On Monday 3 September at 15:00 hrs we will celebrate the ceremonial start of the Academic Year 2012-2013 in the Pieterskerk, Pieterskerkhof 1a, Leiden.
On Monday September 3 at 15:00 hrs we will celebrate the ceremonial start of the Academic Year 2012-2013 in the Pieterskerk, Pieterskerkhof 1a, Leiden.
The ceremony will be broadcast live via video stream, with simultaneous translation into English.
The power of connecting, speech by Maxime Verhagen, Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, also Deputy Prime Minister.
Keynote speech Getting to the top 5!
Can the Netherlands join the elite group of the world's most competitive economies? to be given by Professor Paul Schnabel, President of the Netherlands Institute for Social Research and University Professor at Utrecht University.
Musical interlude performed by the Leiden University Baroque Ensemble.
Subsequently, Professor Paul F. van der Heijden, Rector Magnificus and President of the Executive Board, will deliver a speech, entitled Making choices, sharing decisions.
The Mr. K.J. Cath Prize 2012 and the Gratama Science Prize will then be presented.
You are requested to be seated before 14.55 hrs. The programme will commence at 15.00 hrs promptly.
After the ceremony, at approximately 16.30 hrs, there will be a reception in the Pieterskerk.
Registration is not possible anymore. The opening ceremony is complete.
Drs. Rosalien van der Poel
Telefoon: 071 527 31 45