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Welcome to the installation ceremony for University of Gävle’s new Vice-Chancellor Ylva Fältholm

Ylva Fältholm

Professor Ylva Fältholm assumed office as new Vice-Chancellor at the University of Gävle on 1 July, 2017. On Thursday 26 October, her assuming office is confirmed by an installation ceremony in the University auditorium Valhall.

Ylva Fältholm is the new Vice-Chancellor at the University of Gävle since 1 July, 2017. We now invite everyone to an installation ceremony at the University of Gävle on 26 October, 2017 at 14.00.

Ylva Fältholm about the first 100 days:

I feel very much welcomed and everyone has been most kind and helpful.

I am very impressed with the University’s education and research. Now, I am looking forward to developing its activities during the years to come together with all the competent and committed members of staff whom I have met.

Actually, this impression corresponds to my first one, but it has been strengthened. I really feel as if I found the right university.

Installation ceremony


13.50 All take their seats

14.00 "The Succession Ceremony for new Vice-Chancellors, an academic tradition,”

Master of Ceremonies, Jonas Kågström


“Trumpet Tune and Air” by Henry Purcell

Outgoing Vice-Chancellor’s address,

Former Vice-Chancellor Maj-Britt Johansson

Succession Ceremony


”Underbart är kort” by Povel Ramel

Students’ address,

Chair of Gefle Student Union, Linda Igglund

Inauguration address,

Incoming Vice-Chancellor Ylva Fältholm


”March” by G Fr Händel

Time and place:

Thursday 26 October between 14.00 – 15.00

The auditorium Valhall, building 41, the University of Gävle

Open to the public! All welcome!

For more information, please contact:
Tommy Löfgren, head of communications at the University of Gävle
Phone: 026-64 89 42, 073- 642 85 49
Email: tommy.lofgren@hig.se


Text: Douglas Öhrbom

Published by: Douglas Öhrbom Page responsible: Anders Munck Updated: 2017-10-24
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