08 Nov 2016

Opening Ceremony, Bruges Campus

From 11:00 till 13:00

Concert Hall
't Zand

The Opening Ceremony of the sixty-seventh academic year of the College of Europe, Bruges campus, took place in the Concert Hall ('t Zand, Bruges) on Tuesday, 8 November 2016, at 11 a.m.

Mr Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the European Commission, delivered the opening address to the students of the John Maynard Keynes Promotion, professors, staff and invited guests of the College of Europe.

Rector Jörg MONAR presented "The College of Europe in 2016-2017" and recalled John Maynard Keynes, Patron of the Promotion 2016-2017.

Mr Íñigo MÉNDEZ DE VIGO, Spanish Minister of Education, Culture and Sports and President of the Administrative Council of the College of Europe, presided over the ceremony.



Speech by Mr Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the European Commission
Speech by Jörg MONAR, Rector of the College of Europe
Speech by the Student Representatives, Sara DE CARVALHO and César GIMENO RODRÍGUEZ


Opening Ceremony 2016-2017 (John Maynard Keynes Promotion).Bruges Campus.8 November 2016


Official press release
Video of the speech by Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the European Commission

Press articles

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