Beadle's Office

Welcome to the Beadle’s Office

The Beadle’s Office undertakes and supervises the PhD defence ceremony procedure on behalf of the Rector of the Erasmus University. It organises and prepares academic ceremonies such as PhD defence ceremonies, inaugural speeches, valedictory speeches, the opening of the academic year and the celebration of the Dies Natalis, or anniversary of the university. The Beadle’s Office also has an advisory role in other university events, such as graduations and awarding degree certificates, presenting prizes and honours, and speeches. The Beadle’s Office, under the management of Mrs M.H.B.M. van Kester, takes care of the Erasmus University’s academic rituals.

Visiting address: Woudestein - room A1-01 (near the Senaatszaal)

Visiting times: Monday through Friday between 9.30 hrs and 13.00 hrs (or by appointment)

Contact:
T (010) 408 1006
E pedel@eur.nl

 

PhD defence ceremonies

PhD defence ceremonies at Erasmus University Rotterdam

PhD defence ceremonies

Inaugural speeches

Information on inaugural speeches at Erasmus University Rotterdam

Inaugural speeches

Valedictory speeches

Information on valedictory speeches at Erasmus University Rotterdam

Valedictory speeches

Academic rituals

General information on academic rituals at Erasmus University Rotterdam

Academic rituals

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