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Investiture ceremony of the rector of Minho

Rui Vieira de Castro
Foto: Nuno Gonçalves
Foto: Nuno Gonçalves
Foto: Nuno Gonçalves
Foto: Nuno Gonçalves
Foto: Nuno Gonçalves
Foto: Nuno Gonçalves
Tuesday, 11/28/2017
Reitoria, Largo do Paço, Braga
Foto: Nuno Gonçalves
Rui Vieira de Castro will be sworn in as the new rector of the University of Minho on November 28th, at 10.30 a.m., at a public ceremony to take place at the Rectorate’s Medieval Hall, located in the Largo do Paço, in Braga. Also during the ceremony, the vice and pro-rectors will be sworn into office. The event includes speeches by Luís Valente de Oliveira, President of the General Council, by António M. Cunha, the outgoing rector, by Bruno Alcaide, President of the Students’ Union and by Rui Vieira de Castro, the new rector.


- Welcome session at the Largo do Paço
- Opening session of the ceremony with an academic parade
- Speech by the President of the General Council, Luís Valente de Oliveira
- Speech by the outgoing rector, António M. Cunha
- Investiture ceremony of the new rector, Rui Vieira de Castro
- Investiture ceremony of the vice-rectors Rui L. Reis, Margarida Casal, Ricardo Machado and Manuela Martins
- Investiture ceremony of the pro-rectors Carla Martins, Filipe Vaz, Linda Veiga, Guilherme Pereira and Paulo Cruz
- Speech by the President of the Students’ Union, Bruno Alcaide
- Speech by the rector Rui Vieira de Castro
- Ceremony closing with an academic parade
- Greetings and compliments at the Rectorate’s Main Hall