Save the date: 2022 Graduation Ceremony - Friday 2 December 2022

We are pleased to announce that the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2022 will be held at the Cité Nantes Events Center on Friday 2 December.

Graduates of the class of 2022 will be invited to attend accompanied by up to two or three guests maximum.
Ceremony programme*
* programme subject to to modification, notably with regard to the hour of closure

1.15 - 2.00 pm: welcome and seating

Foyer 2000:

  • doors and cloakrooms open
  • invitation checks
  • graduate and guest welcome
  • sign in for graduates

Auditorium 2000:

  • graduates seated in the dress circle by programme / type of degree
  • guests seated in the stalls

2.15 pm: ceremony opens with the COGEN Orchestra

2.30 pm: graduation ceremony

  • Introductory words from Jean-Baptiste AVRILLIER, Director of Centrale Nantes, Hervé FOURNIER, Vice-President Nantes Métropole and Julien VILLALONGUE, Class Patron
  • Graduates are called up onto stage by programme (NB order below is not the given order on the day):
  • PhD
  • Masters
  • Bachelors
  • Double degree (France and International)
  • ITII degree apprenticeship
  • Engineering Programme (by final year specialisation)

5.45 pm: class photo

  • Class photo on stage for all graduates

5.50 pm: drinks reception

Graduates, their guests, faculty and staff are invited to a drinks reception marking the conclusion of the ceremony  - Foyer 2000

Graduate registration for the ceremony
IMPORTANT: ONLY 2022 GRADUATES can reserve seats for themselves and their guest(s).
  • Each graduating student wishing to attend the ceremony must register on the Centrale Nantes Alumni (CNA) platform*:
  • Each graduating student may be accompanied by up to 2/3 guests.
  • After registration, you will receive a confirmation email that you are required to present upon arrival at the Cité Nantes Congress Center.
* NB To register via the CNA platform, you must first have activated your account (see "Étudiant et diplômés - accéder à votre compte) and be logged in. Access to the form is free of charge and does not require CNA membership. If you have problems logging in, please send an e-mail to
Information regarding the Board of Examiners Graduation Board on 7 October 2022

The Board of Examiners met on Friday 07 October 2022 for the engineering programme Graduation Board.

  • To access your results and any relevant decisions, connect to OnBoard:
    • in the "ma scolarité" section under "décision de jury', for your final year results
    • in the "Groupe", section for the graduation decision. If you have graduated, you can download your certificate of achievement in the "mes documents administratifs" tab.
  • For students whose status reads "en attente de diplôme", the diploma requirements that have not been met, as of 7 October 2022, are also available on OnBoard in the "ma scolarité" section, under "Conditions de diplôme".
  • In accordance with the Board of Governors deliberations on 06/10/2022, students who have already met all the diploma requirements (except DD) and only these students, have until 30/11/2022, at the latest, to upload their supporting documents to OnBoard, to validate their mobility and/or their double-degree without having to re-enrol.
  • The remaining students not covered by this decision will have to re-enrol for the 2022-2023 academic year (a non-enrolled student cannot be awarded a degree) and pay the corresponding fees.

The Board of Examiner's meeting record is available for consultation on request at Student Affairs, upon presentation of an identity card or passport only. The information given on OnBoard is identical to that on the paper report.


If you disagree with the decision taken by the jury, you can submit either an informal appeal to the chair of the Board of Examiners (David CHALET - Dean of Studies) or a formal appeal to the local Administrative Court.
Informal appeals must be lodged within one month of notification of the decision.
Formal appeals must be lodged within two months of the notification of the final decision.
How to collect your degree certificate

Graduates present at the ceremony:

  • Your degree certificate will be issued to you after your appearance on stage, upon signature and presentation of ID. Please remember to keep your ID with you during the ceremony.
  • All graduates must bring valid ID (ID card or passport only) to collect their certificates. Photocopies will not be accepted, nor will driving licences, residence permits, health insurance cards, student cards, etc.

Graduates unable to attend the ceremony:

  • Please refer to the detailed instructions to collect your certificate after the ceremony: Degree certificates
Published on September 22, 2022 Updated on November 29, 2022