Graduation Events

Graduation 2022

Graduation is the culmination of a great deal of work and a celebration of achievement. After two online editions, this year we are excited to host the first in person graduation ceremony in Vienna. Please find more information below:  

Graduation Ceremony

Graduation is the culmination of a great deal of work and a celebration of achievement. 

CEU 2022 Graduation Ceremony will take place on Saturday June 25 at 10 am in the Expedithalle Ankerbrotfabrik, around the corner from the Vienna Campus Quellenstrasse. The first part will feature a panoply of speakers including our President and Rector. As is traditional, the ceremony will be led by our Pro-Rector for Teaching and Learning Tim Crane. 

Then over to you the Class of 2021! 

Class Photo Sessions 


Please check the finalized Class Photo sessions for Budapest to be held on June 17, Nador 15, Auditorium 'A' here


All other Class Photo Sessions will happen on the day of the Graduation in the Expedithalle. 

Class photo schedule / Main stage

Class photo schedule / Frei'raum 2/3

Schedule of Graduation Related Events

June 17 Friday 16:40

Graduation Photo Shootings Budapest (Final schedule here.)

June 23 Thursday 10:30 – 11:30     

Outstanding Academic Achievement Awards and Best Dissertation Awards Ceremony
Quellenstrasse TIERED CLASSROOM D001 

June 24 Friday 15:00 – 16:00 

PhD Hooding Rehearsal
Quellenstrasse AUDITORIUM

June 24 Friday 18:00 – 20:00 

Socrates Project Graduation
Quellenstrasse AUDITORIUM

June 25 Saturday 10:00 – 12:30 

31st CEU Graduation Ceremony
Ankerbrotfabrik EXPEDITHALLE

You can watch the Ceremony in LIVE STREAM

June 25 Saturday 13:00 – 18:00 

Graduation Photo Shootings Vienna
Ankerbrotfabrik EXPEDITHALLE

(Main stage class photo schedule; Frei'raum 2/3 class photo schedule)

June 25 Saturday 21:00 – 02:00 

31st CEU Graduation Ceremony Party
Ankerbrotfabrik EXPEDITHALLE

Frequently asked Questions 

Please find the FAQ here. 

CEU Graduation Party

Don't miss the last big get-together, organized by the Community Engagement Office, for the CEU community!

Celebrate with friends and family on Saturday, June 25 at 9pm in the Ankerbrotfabrik, Vienna! 

Address: Expedithalle of the Ankerbrotfabrik, Absberggasse 27, 1100 Wien

Program: 9:00 pm Doors open 
10:00 -11:30 pm Concerts (CEU Band; Mary Jane's Soundgarden)
11:30 pm – 01:30 am Disco with DJ

The entire CEU community is welcome: All CEU students, alumni, staff, faculty, your friends and relatives

Dress code: Casual 

Entrance is free. Welcome drink and snacks will be provided. To ensure you and your guests have a great time, please be mindful of the following: 
•    Don’t forget your CEU ID. CEU community members will be required to show CEU ID for entrance to the event.  
•    If you invite family and friends, please arrive together as a group. If they come later, please meet them at the door. We thank you for your patience and understanding in case you have to wait in line. 
•    Smoking in not allowed inside the building. 

Registration for the event is not necessary however, if you wish to participate, please let us know by filling out this FORM, and please also indicate the number of guests coming with you.  

Please note that during the event photography and video recording will occur.

The event is organized by the Community Engagement Office. 

After Graduation 

You have just completed an academic year more challenging and unlike any other in CEU history. We salute you. And we want you to know that, despite current uncertainties, you are not alone. 

You now join a community of more than 17,000 amazing individuals making a difference in 147 countries around the world. The CEU Alumni Relations office is here to help you tap into this global support network, and to connect you with great alumni benefits and services, career support, events and networking opportunities. Learn moreAlso, see important info for new graduates. 

Congratulations again. Welcome to the family. 

Graduation Photos

All Graduation Photos including Class Photos have now been uploaded to the CEU Flickr Account. Feel free to browse, download and share! Enjoy!