Beadle’s Office

The Beadle’s Office advises on and assists with PhD ceremonies, inaugural lectures, and other academic ceremonies. Contact  one of the employees of the Beadle’s Office from Monday to Friday or send an email to


For more information on PhD ceremonies, inaugural lectures and other academic ceremonies: Coronavirus - conventions & meetings.

Important information for PhD candidates and (co)supervisors

The booking system of the Beadle’s Office will change from 1 June 2020. PhD-candidates can only contact the Beadle to set a date for the PhD-defense after the manuscript has been approved by the supervisor(s) and the assessment committee has been established. The candidates automatically receive a message from MyPhD.