Official opening of the Aix-Marseille University


President Berton and his governance team present to their partners the university issues and common ambitions for the territory


Monday, September 13, 2021| 6:00-8:30 pm

Palais du Pharo | Marseille | Salle de la Major | BY INVITATION

The official opening of the Aix-Marseille University will take place on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., at the Palais du Pharo.

Éric Berton, President of Aix-Marseille University, and his governance team will welcome local political and institutional leaders, economic partners and many personalities involved in the development of the university.

On this occasion, President Berton will present the strategic axes that will be deployed this year for the benefit of students, scientific innovation and the creation of wealth for the whole territory.

After the speeches, a concert will be given by the musicians of the Aix-Marseille University Symphony Orchestra (OSAMU):

  • Salvatore Leonardi (1872 - 1938): Mazurka Variata, Souvenir de Sicile
  • Eduardo Mezzacapo (1832 - 1898) : Napoli Tarentella
  • Vittorio Monti (1868 - 1922) : Czarda
  • Arrangements for string orchestra and mandolin by Vincent Beer Demander, mandolin soloist.
  • Direction : Sébastien Boin


Find the speeches of the opening ceremony in the useful documents (top right) !


Eric Berton
formal opening
Aix-Marseille University
Palais du Pharo