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. 2021/2022
  • Final exams: from 18 to 22-07-2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 02-05-2022 to 27-06-2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27-06-2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 27-06-2022
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 11-07-2022
  • Online thesis submission: within 11-07-2022
  • 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 mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address cl.biol@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.

Attention: the extraordinary session is reserved for students who intend to enrol to a Doctoral research (PhD) programme.

The extraordinary session will not take place for the degree programme of Plant Science.

Extraordinary session a.y. 21/22
  • Final exams: 26-27 September 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 July to 1 September 2022
  • Students who want to participate to the session reserved for candidates to PhD programmes must send a request via InformaStudenti within 1 September 2022, having already applied for graduation and having already applied for the PhD programme.
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 1 September 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 5 September 2022
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 19 September 2022, 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 19 September 2022
  • 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.
  • Submission of 1 copy of the thesis to the Teaching Office (cl.biol@unimi.it) in pdf format, 10 days before the thesis dissertation. The title-page must be digitally signed by the inernal supervisor.
Second session - first round - a.y. 2021/2022
  • Final exams: from 17 to 21 October 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 July to 26 September 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 26 September 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 26 September 2022
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 10 October 2022, 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 10 October 2022
  • 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.
  • Submission of 1 copy of the thesis to the Teaching Office (cl.biol@unimi.it) in pdf format, 10 days before the thesis dissertation. The title-page must be digitally signed by the inernal supervisor.
Second session - second round - a.y. 2021/2022
  • Final exams: from 12 to 16 December 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 3 October 2022 to 21 November 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 21 November 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 21 November 2022
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 5 December 2022, 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 5 December 2022
  • 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.
  • Submission of 1 copy of the thesis to the Teaching Office (cl.biol@unimi.it) in pdf format, 10 days before the thesis dissertation. The title-page must be digitally signed by the inernal supervisor.
Third session - first round - a.y. 2021/2022
  • Final exams: from 20 to 28 February 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 December 2022 to 30 January 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 30 January 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 30 January 2023
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 13 February 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 13 February 2023,
  • Submission of 1 copy of the thesis to the Teaching Office (cl.biol@unimi.it) in pdf format, 10 days before the thesis dissertation. The title-page must be digitally signed by the inernal supervisor.
  • 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. 2021/2022
  • Final exams: from 17 to 21 April 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 3 February to 27 March 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27 March 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 28 February 2023
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 11 April 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 11 April 2023
  • Submission of 1 copy of the thesis to the Teaching Office (cl.biol@unimi.it) in pdf format, 10 days before the thesis dissertation. The title-page must be digitally signed by the inernal supervisor.
  • 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.