Dies Academicus 2014

Leuphana grants honorary doctorates to three researchers

Lüneburg. Leuphana University Lüneburg celebrated the end of the academic year in a festive atmosphere as it granted three honorary doctorates to distinguished scholars and awarded numerous prizes to its own successful researchers and students. Several hundred guests accepted the invitation to this year’s Dies Academicus.  Once a year, the university community joins together in this traditional event to acknowledge outstanding academic accomplishments, the acquisition of external funds, innovative instruction, and volunteer work by students. This year the event also marked the second part of the festivities related to the university’s twenty-fifth anniversary, which was celebrated under the title of sustainable science.