On 14 October most of the students of cohort 2 received their EUR Master’s degree and IMARC certificate. They graduated in the international masters’ in advanced research in criminology with a double degree. The official awards ceremony took place with family and friends on the campus in Rotterdam. Afterwards we celebrated in cafe Tom Tom the achievement of these students. Two years of hard work, stress, maybe tears and doubts. But also two years of doing intensive research, intercultural exchange, of fun, of building a new family together, with students, staff and other network within Europe and beyond. The awards ceremony of the University of Kent and Ghent university will take place at the respective universities.