Unifest - FAQ

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Since we check and approve every post in the backend, the publication can take up to two days. As soon as an approval is made and message and photo are published, the user will be informed by e-mail.

No, the graduation video will only be sent to the user himself/herself and deleted afterwards. However, we are very happy if the video is shared via own social media channels with the #unifest2022.

No, unfortunately this is not possible. In this case, please contact the Unifest team by e-mail at universitaetsfest@uni-bonn.de and we can take care of it.

There will be a merchandise stand at the event. Among other things, graduation shirts can be purchased there.

If you have problems or questions regarding the Graduation Box, please contact the provider of the box directly: https://www.horbach.de/formulare/kontakt.html.

If you have any problems or questions regarding the online offerings, please feel free to email the Unifest team at universitaetsfest@uni-bonn.de. We will address your concerns as soon as possible.

Unifest 2022- Event

Various stations with exciting offers await you at the event. You can visit the campus store, have your photo taken and receive a jewelry certificate from your faculty. In addition, there will be a small stage program with a joint hat toss and final concert.

The event is expected to take place from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The meeting point for the graduates and the entrance time for the accompanying persons will be communicated at a later date.

We will inform you in good time about the requirements that apply on the day of the event. Information will be sent by e-mail to the registered graduates and published on the homepage.

You can find the conditions of participation here. After the registration deadline, we will contact the respective examination offices. We will then inform you of the examination office's confirmation of participation.

Rejection and admission notices for participation in the Unifest will be issued by the responsible examination office after comprehensive examination. If you have any comments on the decision made, please contact the examination office responsible for you.

Registration for Unifest is exclusively open to graduates of Bonn University.

No. The event is not aimed at doctoral students. The exact conditions of participation can be found here.

Yes, in this case we ask you to contact us in advance at universitaetsfest@uni-bonn.de.

Graduates from previous years can participate in the Graduation Walk, but the graduation must not be older than 6 years (i.e. it must have taken place after 01.01.16. Participation in a previous graduation ceremony must not have occurred. Participation in 2020s digital Unifest does not count as participation. You can find the complete conditions of participation here. We would like to point out that places are limited.

There is no participation fee for the event. However, graduates must participate in the event wearing the traditional gown and beret. Both must be ordered in advance of the event from our cooperation partner Robe Academicus. The link to the vendor will be automatically sent to graduates after they register for the Graduation Walk.  For the rental of gown and beret the provider will charge a rental fee of 15,00 €. In addition, a rental deposit of 70.00 € will be charged. After returning the clothing, it will be transferred back to the specified account.

There is no dress code for accompanying persons.

No, the event area is not covered. Please dress accordingly and bring an umbrella if necessary.

In principle, the event will take place even in bad weather. In case of severe thunderstorms, storms or similar, a decision will be made on a case-by-case basis with the local authorities on how to proceed.

During the event you can freely move around the area. The stage program is followed standing. There are no seats in front of the stage.

If you are unable to attend, please send an e-mail to: universitaetsfest@uni-bonn.de.

Yes, this is normal. The communication is only through the graduates*. Please inform your accompanying persons about possible changes.

In this case, please contact us by e-mail at universitaetsfest@uni-bonn.de and indicate the persons including the required data (name, address, telephone number, e-mail address). Please note accompanying persons cannot be added after the registration deadline!

In the course of the registration you may name three accompanying persons who can accompany to the event. However, the final decision depends on the official requirements for the day of the event.

Drinks and snacks can be purchased during the event.


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3rd floor, room 3.003
Poeppelsdorfer Allee 49
53115 Bonn

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