Graduating around the Globe

Protocols, principles, and traditions for PhD graduations. Examples from the learning sciences

Ton de Jong (University of Twente) has collected an overview of PhD regulations and traditions from around the world and combined them in the booklet Graduating around the Globe, with interesting insights in the different protocols, principles, and traditions for PhD graduations from different countries. For instance, you can learn why graduation ceremonies in the Netherlands will always start at a specific time exactly.

You are invited to learn more from PhD traditions from around the world by visiting https://issuu.com/utwente/docs/graduating_around_the_globe.