JKU

Speech at Promotio sub auspiciis Praesidentis rei publicae

After finishing my doctoral studies in technical sciences with my final viva voce on 18.11.2004, I have been honored in my promotion (PhD graduation) on 29.11.2005 by the president of the Austrian republic. The Promotio sub auspiciis Praesidentis rei publicae is a special form of promotion specific to Austria and is dependent on the grades reached in school and at university (see Wikipedia). It was a great honor for me that our (at that time) current president, Dr.