Graduation Ceremonies

At DTU, we are proud of our graduates, and we celebrate the academic accomplishments of all new graduates at biannual Graduation Ceremonies in June and November.

If you want to be sure to receive your invitation, please register as a member of DTU Alumni and make sure that we have your e-mail address (not your student e-mail, but an e-mail that we can also use in the future to get in touch with you).

Graduation Ceremonies November 2020

Masters of Science in Engineering: 24-25 November*

Bachelors of Engineering: 26 November

Please note that these ceremonies are for graduates who have completed their education in the period 1 May 2020 - 31 October 2020. Graduates from before 1 May 2020 who did not wish to attend the virtual celebrations held in June 2020 are also invited to join.

We hope that it will be possible to invite new graduates to a Graduation Ceremony on campus in November. However, restrictions may apply due to COVID-19Registration opens in October 2020.

*A great number of students graduate as Masters of Science in Engineering, and therefore we are hosting two Graduation Ceremonies in November to make room for all. We encourage you to register on the date listed above your study programme. However, you may choose the other date if this is the only day you can participate:

MSc study programmes 24 November:

  • Advanced and Applied Chemistry
  • Aquatic Science and Technology
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Design and Innovation
  • Engineering Design and Applied Mechanics
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Design and Engineering
  • Transportation and Logistics

MSc study programmes 25 November:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Digital Media Engineering
  • Earth and Space Physics and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Acoustics
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Mathematical Modelling and Computation
  • Medicine and Technology
  • Photonics Engineering
  • Physics and Nanotechnology
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Telecommunication
  • Wind Energy

Practical Information/FAQ

When will I receive my diploma?
The study administration sends your diploma to you by mail, but it may take a few months. If you have questions about your diploma, please contact the student administration: At the Graduation Ceremony, you will receive a congratulatory diploma that you can for example hang on the wall in a frame. If you don't attend the Graduation Ceremony, we will send it to you by mail within a few months.

I missed the Virtual Graduation Ceremony held in June 2020 - where can I watch it?
You can watch (or rewatch) it here:
Virtual Graduation Ceremony for Masters of Science in Engineering June 2020
Virtual Graduation Ceremony for Bachelors of Engineering June 2020

I graduated before 1 May 2020 and would like to attend the Graduation Ceremony in November 2020 – is that possible?
Yes, that is possible. Please contact to be notified when registration opens in October 2020.

When will I receive my invitation?
Personal invitations will be been sent to all graduates from DTU Alumni approx. 1½ month before the Graduation Ceremony to the email that DTU Alumni has registered. If you have not received your invitation by then, please contact

How do I sign up?
You sign up by using the registration form related to the event (links will be available on this page once the registration opens).

Why do I need to register when I arrive at the Graduation Ceremony?
On the day of the Graduation Ceremony, hundreds of students line up to receive their congratulatory diplomas from the Dean. The registration allows us to make sure that all who turn up are called to the stage, and we can avoid waiting for graduates who don’t show up. We ask you to bring your ticket and your student card to ease the registration at your arrival. You will receive your ticket by e-mail, and it is also available on the app called DTU Events, which you can download from both Google Play and App Store.

How do I register?
You register by showing the people at the registration desk your ticket and your student card, so please bring both your ticket and your student card.

Will there be a photographer?
Yes, a photographer will take photos of all graduates. The photos will be published on Flickr (for high resolution downloads) as well as on DTU Alumni's Facebook page within 1-2 weeks.

How should I dress?
There is no official dress code, but the trend for most ceremonies is a mix between casual and well dressed.

Whom should I bring to the ceremony?
Most graduates bring their parents, their boyfriend/ girlfriend or other relatives, but close friends are also welcome. Each graduate may invite up to three guests.

Where can I park?
There are parking lots at building 101 adjacent to Anker Engelunds Vej and at Studentertorvet. See map.

What if I become ill or for some reason cannot attend?
If you are not able to attend the Graduation Ceremony, please inform us by e-mail: Please inform us about your postal address so that we can send you your congratulatory diploma by mail.

Will the Graduation Ceremony be live streamed?
Yes, your friends and family will be able to watch the Graduation Ceremony live via a link which will be added to this page before the Graduation Ceremony.

I have completed my education on 1 November 2020 or later – when will I be invited to a Graduation Ceremony?
You will be invited to a Graduation Ceremony in June 2021.


Next Graduation Ceremonies

Autumn 2020:

Masters of Science in Engineering: 24-25 November

Bachelors of Engineering: 26 November

Photos from Graduation Ceremonies

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Video from Graduation Ceremony - example

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