The opening ceremony of the seventy-second academic year of the College of Europe took place in the Concert Hall ('t Zand, Bruges) on Wednesday 27 October 2021 at 11 a.m.
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Mrs Federica MOGHERINI, Rector of the College of Europe, recalled Eliane Vogel-Polsky, Patroness of the Promotion 2021-2022:
Mr Alexander DE CROO, Prime Minister of Belgium, delivered the opening address:
Mr Herman VAN ROMPUY, President of the Administrative Council of the College of Europe:
Mr Dirk DE FAUW, Mayor of the City of Bruges:
Mr Carl DECALUWÉ, Governor of the Province of West-Flanders:
Student Representatives of the Éliane Vogel-Polsky Promotion:
This was a closed event, by invitation only.
For more information please contact: Stéphanie PARMENTIER.
Speech by Belgian Prime Minister, Mr Alexander DE CROO
Speech by President of the Administrative Council, Herman VAN ROMPUY
Speeches by the Student Representatives 2021-2022
Photos of the event