Graduating

Traineeship completion, summary and final work

Delivering the traineeship completion form

The traineeship and bibliographic research completion form must be delivered to the Academic Office following the specific instructions specified for each session. All the internship completion forms are available on your course web site.

Summary

The final paper summary must be posted on the dissertation summary management website within the deadlines provided for each session. You can access the procedure using your University credentials.

Thesis

To be admitted to the final exam, students must do the following:

  • upload a digital copy of the thesis in PDF/A format by accessing - from UNIMIA -> SIFA Online Services -> Administrative services -> graduation application -> Thesis upload. You cannot apply for graduation without uploading the thesis within the deadline.
  • Create a PDF/A file of your thesis starting from a Word or LibreOffice document (follow instructions on the video tutorial).
  • Delivering the copy of the final work following the specific instructions specified for each session.

Thesis and completion form delivery in paper format is not necessary for online graduation sessions.

General and Faculty information
Graduation sessions

There are three graduation sessions per year, for both Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes:

  • Summer session
  • Autumn session
  • Winter session.

In the Deadlines and calendars section you will find the dates for each session and all the steps required to take the final exam.

Students who graduate by the third session of the academic year need not pay the first instalment for the next academic year.

Graduation requirements

To graduate students must:

  • Be current with tuition and fees until the last year of enrolment
  • Pass all the exams required by your last approved study plan, within the deadlines
  • Agree on the thesis title with your supervisor before applying for graduation
  • Apply for graduation and pay the graduation fee
  • Fill in the upcoming graduate survey
  • Comply with programme-specific formalities and deadlines for each session

The graduation application must be submitted online by the deadline set for your session. Do not hand it in to the Student Registrar.

Payment

The payment of the € 116.00 graduation fee (including the € 16.00 stamp duty) may be made through Pago PA:

  • when submitting the online application, or
  • after submitting the graduation application, through the payment service 

Upcoming graduate survey
Upcoming graduates are required to fill in the survey within the term set for each session.
You can access the survey only after submitting the graduation application.
Failure to fill in the survey by the deadline will result in exclusion from the graduation session.

Deadlines, procedures and graduation calendars
Deadlines, calendars and procedures are different depending on the degree programme.

 

Each application is valid for a single exam session.

Students who forfeit an exam must promptly notify the Registrar through the Informastudenti Service. Students must submit another application through the online procedure, indicating the newly chosen exam session.

Once paid, the graduation fee is valid for the new session also. Postponements are not allowed.

Deadlines and calendars
First session - single round - a.a. 2022/2023
  • Final exams: from 24 to 28-07-2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 15-05-2023 to 03-07-2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: 03-07-2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: 07-07-2023
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 17-07-2023
  • Online thesis submission: within 17-07-2023
  • The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to cl.biol@unimi.it within the deadline for the online application for graduation. The form is available at the online page of the Degree programme, study - "Stage and internship".
  • A copy of the thesis must be sent in pdf format within the deadline for the online thesis submission to the address cl.biol@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
Second session - first round - a.y. 2022/2023
  • Final exams: from 16 to 20 October 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 July to 25 September 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 25 September 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: 25 September 2023
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 9 October 2023, the thesis summary must be posted on the website www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it starting 7 days after the closing date for the graduation application and within the deadline indicated. The procedure is accessed using the university credentials.
  • Online thesis submission: within 9 October 2023
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (cl.biol@unimi.it) in pdf format, digitally signed by the internal supervisor, within the deadline for the thesis submission.
  • A copy of the thesis must be sent in pdf format within the deadline for the online thesis submission to the address cl.biol@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
Second session - second round - a.y. 2022/2023
  • Final exams: from 11 to 15 December 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 3 October 2023 to 20 November 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 20 November 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: 20 November 2023
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 4 December 2023, the thesis summary must be posted on the website www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it starting 7 days after the closing date for the graduation application and within the deadline indicated. The procedure is accessed using the university credentials.
  • Online thesis submission: within 4 December 2023
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (cl.biol@unimi.it) in pdf format, digitally signed by the internal supervisor, within the deadline for the thesis submission.
  • A copy of the thesis must be sent in pdf format within the deadline for the online thesis submission to the address cl.biol@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
Third session - first round - a.y. 2022/2023
  • Final exams: from 21 to 28 February 2024
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 December 2023 to 31 January 2024
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 31 January 2024
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 31 January 2024
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 14 February 2024, the thesis summary must be posted on the website www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it starting 7 days after the closing date for the graduation application and within the deadline indicated. The procedure is accessed using the university credentials.
  • Online thesis submission: within 14 February 2024,
  • A copy of the thesis must be sent in pdf format within the deadline for the online thesis submission to the address cl.biol@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address cl.biol@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
Third session - second round - a.y. 2022/2023
  • Final exams: from 15 to 19 April 2024
  • Online application for graduation: from 7 February to 25 March 2024
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 25 March 2024
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 28 February 2024
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 8 April 2024, the thesis summary must be posted on the website www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it starting 7 days after the closing date for the graduation application and within the deadline indicated. The procedure is accessed using the university credentials.
  • Online thesis submission: within 8 April 2024
  • A copy of the thesis must be sent in pdf format within the deadline for the online thesis submission to the address cl.biol@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address cl.biol@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.