Graduation Ceremonies for the Conferral of Academic Degrees

§ 1. (1) The University of Vienna organises the following graduation ceremonies in honour of graduates of degree programmes who have been awarded an academic degree by the Studienpräses pursuant to section 87 of the 2002 Universities Act:

1. conferral of degrees to graduates of diploma and master’s programmes;

2. conferral of doctoral degrees to graduates of doctoral programmes;

3. conferral of doctoral degrees under the auspices of the Austrian Federal President subject to the conditions of the Federal Act of 5 March 1952 on the award of doctorates under the auspices of the Federal President (Bundesgesetz vom 5. März 1952 über die Verleihung des Doktorates unter den Auspizien des Bundespräsidenten).

(2) Conferral of doctoral degrees under the auspices of the Austrian Federal President are, as far as possible, held on the dies academicus of the University of Vienna.

(3) The Rectorate may, after hearing the Senate, determine that academic award ceremonies are organised for graduates of bachelor’s programmes who have been awarded an academic degree by the Studienpräses in accordance with section 87 of the 2002 Universities Act.

(4) The programme director may decide, with the approval from the Rectorate, that an academic award ceremony is organised for graduates.

(5) The contribution to costs for graduation ceremonies are specified by the Rectorate after hearing the Senate.

Entry into force

§ 2. This regulation enters into force on 1 January 2004.

 

As of: 23 December 2003

The only legally binding version is the German version published in the University Gazette.