Mrs Angela Merkel delivered the opening address at the opening ceremony


Tuesday 02.11.10 11:00


Concert Hall ('t Zand)

The opening ceremony of the sixty-first academic year took place in the Concert Hall ('t Zand) in Bruges on Tuesday 2 November 2010 at 11 a.m.

Mrs Dr. Angela MERKEL, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the sixty first academic year of the College of Europe, Bruges campus, to the students of the Albert Einstein promotion, professors, staff and invited guests. Full text of speech (in German) / Translation into English / Translation into French

Speech by Rector Demaret

Press release

Bruges Opening Ceremony 2010-2011