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Honorary doctor with hat
The honorary doctors receive their insignia at the conferment ceremony at the University of Gothenburg
Photo: Johan Wingborg

Honorary doctors

Every year, the School of Business, Economics and Law appoints one ore two honorary doctors - Honorary Doctors of Business/Economics (Hon. D.B.) and Honorary Doctors of Laws (Hon. LL.D). They receive their insignia at the conferment ceremony at the University of Gothenburg, that takes place in October every year.

2020
Tamir Agmon
Erik Rosæg 
(Hon. LL.D)

2019
D. Rhidian Thomas (Hon. LL.D)

2018
J. Stan Metcalfe
Martin Johansson (Hon. LL.D)

2017
No honorary doctors appointed

2016
Asha Ramgobin (Hon. LL.D)
Bernardita Núñez (Hon. LL.D)

2015
Inger Johanne Sand (Hon. LL.D)
Peter Berck

2014
Franck Cochoy
Frans Pennings (Hon. LL.D)

2013
No honorary doctors appointed

2012
Ingemar Claesson
Anne Orford (Hon. LL.D)
Björn Stigson

2011
Wlodzimierz (Wlodek) Bursztyn

2010
Kjell Grönhaug
Petros C. Mavroidis (Hon. LL.D)

2009
Rolf Färe
Juha Karhu (Hon. LL.D)
Johan Malmsten

2008
Jan Wallander
Bruno Latour

2007
Deirdre McCloskey

2006
Hans-Olov Olsson
Finn Johnsson
Shubhashis Gangopadhyay

2004
Dennis Mueller
Naoyuki Yoshino
Hans Blix (Hon. LL.D)

2003
Pehr G. Gyllenhammar
Eberhard Eichenhofer (Hon. LL.D)

2002
Erik Söderberg
Geert Hofstede
Thomas E. MaCurdy

2001
Jan Eliasson
Gardner Brown

2000
Shawna P. Grosskopf
David B. Humphrey

1999
Henk Folmer
Tore Daun

1998
James G. March
Bruno Frey
Carl-Gustav Engström
Hans Jacob Bull (Hon. LL.D)

1997
Edward Gardener
Subal C. Kumbhakar
Ulf Gometz (Hon. LL.D)

1994
Erik Malmsten

1992
Anthony Hopwood

1991
Percy Barnevik

1989
Hans B. Thorelli

1988
Alan S. Manne

1987
Félix Neubergh

1984
Vagn Madsen

1980
Tore Browaldh

1979
Gunnar Engellau

1978
Edward Andersson

1976
Hadar Berglund