Faculty of Business and Economics

Commencement for the bachelor's and master's programmes of the Faculty of Business and Economics

At the end of every semester, there is an official graduation ceremony for students in the auditorium of Göttingen University in Wilhelmsplatz. In addition to speeches by faculty members and alumni and the awarding of graduation certificates with musical accompaniment, the best graduates in the fields of business administration, economics, business education and information systems are awarded the Florenz-Sartorius Prize.

Once a year (within the framework of the celebration in Spring), this prize is also awarded for an outstanding doctoral thesis in the fields of business administration, information systems, and business education; and another for the best dissertation from the fields of economics, statistics, econometrics, and economic and social history. Recipients each receive 1000 Euro funded by Sartorius AG of Göttingen. The company is an internationally leading provider of laboratory and process technology in the segments of biotechnology and mechatronics.

Upcoming event:
The celebration for summer semester 2018 graduates will take place on Friday, 19 October 2018 in lecture hall ZHG 011 (Lecture Hall Building, Platz der Göttinger Sieben 5). The ceremony commences at 14:00. The online registration form will be made available on this website in September.
Unfortunately, the auditorium at Wilhelmsplatz is closed from October to December 2018 due to construction works.

In 2019, the graduation ceremonies will take place on June 14th and November 8th in auditorium at Wilhelmsplatz.