Honorary Doctorate from King’s College London for HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein (Hon. Fellow, m. 1987)

Kings College London Honorary Doctorate

King's College London awarded honorary doctorates to seven highly distinguished individuals at a ceremony in the College Chapel on 16th October 2019. With a diverse array of specialisms and expertise, a singular theme prevailed: a commitment to universities serving society and social wellbeing.


King’s College London awarded HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa).


HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein read History at Christ’s, matriculating in 1987.  He was elected an Honorary Fellow of the College in 2016.  He is a former senior diplomat who was elected the first president of the governing body of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2002 and was the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights from 2014–18.  He was announced as member of The Elders, a group of independent global leaders working together for peace and human rights, earlier in 2019.  


Read the full article here: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/news/kings-celebrates-its-new-honorary-graduates