26 Oct 2011

Opening Ceremony of the sixty-second academic year of the College of Europe, Bruges campus

From 14:30 till 14:30

Concert Hall ('t Zand, Bruges)
Belgium

The opening ceremony of the sixty-second academic year of the College of Europe, Bruges campus, took place in the Concert Hall ('t Zand, Bruges) on Wednesday 26 October 2011 at 2.30 p.m. Mr Giorgio NAPOLITANO, President of the Italian Republic, delivered the opening address to the students of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie promotion, professors, staff and invited guests.

Rector Paul Demaret presented "The College of Europe in 2011-2012" and recalled Marie Skłodowska-Curie, Patroness of the Promotion 2011-2012.

Press release / Programme

Speech by Rector Paul DEMARET: Full text of speech

Speech by Mr Giorgio NAPOLITANO, President of the Italian Republic
» Full text of speech (in Italian) / Translation into English / Translation into French

Video

Highlights

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Speech by Giorgio Napolitano, President of the Italian Republic

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Speech by Paul Demaret, Rector of the College of Europe

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The opening ceremony of the sixty-second academic year of the College of Europe Natolin (Warsaw) campus took place on Thursday 29 September 2011.

Mr José Manuel BARROSO, President of the European Commission delivered the opening address to the students and guests.

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