13 Nov 2019

Opening Ceremony, Bruges Campus

From 19:30 till 19:30

't Zand 34

The Opening Ceremony of the seventieth academic year of the College of Europe, Bruges campus, took place at the Concert Hall ('t Zand, Bruges), on Wednesday, 13 November 2019, in the presence of Mr Donald TUSK, President of the European Council.

Rector Jörg MONAR recalled Hannah ARENDT, Patron of the Promotion 2019-2020.

Mr Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the Administrative Council of the College of Europe, presided over the ceremony.

This was a closed event.

The ceremony was livestreamed.


Speech by Rector Mr  Jörg MONAR
Speech by Mr Herman VAN ROMPUY
Speech by Mr Donald TUSK


Photos of the event

Opening Ceremony 2019-2020 (Hannah Arendt Promotion).Bruges Campus.13 November 2019

Livestream highlights

To see the whole livestream of the event, please go to our YouTube channel.

Press and media coverage

For a comprehensive overview of press articles related to the Opening Ceremony, please check our press pages.   

The video report of the regional news channel Focus & WTV is available on their website.

Contact person : Stephanie PARMENTIER



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