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Opening ceremony of the academic year 2021 - 2022

LocationVirtual event
7.9.2021 12.30–13.30
LanguageFinnish, English
Entrance feeFree of charge
You are warmly welcome to the opening ceremony!

Tampere University celebrates the opening of the academic year virtually on Tuesday, 7 September 2021 at 12.30. 

Please register here 

The link to the livestream will be sent to all registered

You can watch the livestream here.

Programme of the Opening Ceremony

Opening speech,
President Mari Walls

Keynote speech,
Director of Sustainability Solutions Mari Pantsar,

Unveiling the Alumnus/Alumna of the Year nomination

Speech by a student union representative,
Chair Iiris Taubert,
Student Union of Tampere University TREY

On the Way to the Opening Ceremony
Short film, Sorin Circus

Sorin Circus’s film On the Way to the Opening Ceremony is a greeting to all current and old students and members of the Tampere Universities community. It allows you to become fascinated by Tampere’s urban buzz, the streetscape of Finland’s most attractive student city and joyful encounters with the young circus performers.

Sorin sirkus - Matkalla avajaisiin 1
Sorin sirkus - Matkalla avajaisiin 2


Tampere University

Further information

Kyösti Koskela,, 050 318 6621