Graduating in Humanities

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.

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
    Bachelor's programmes

    Summer session (first session - single round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: 12, 13, 14 July 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 10-05-2021 to 7-06-2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 23-06-2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 23-06-2021
    • Online thesis submission (only on completed exams): from 25-05-2021 to 23-06-2021
    Master's degree and four-year degree programmes

    Summer session (first session - single round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: 14, 15, 16 July 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 10-05-2021 to 7-06-2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 23-06-2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 23-06-2021
    • Online thesis submission (only on completed exams): from 25-05-2021 to 23-06-2021
    Bachelor's programmes

    Autumn session (second session - extraordinary round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    Session reserved for students enrolled in a Bachelor's degree programme that have applied for a Master's degree programme of this University

    • Final exams: from 11 to 22 October 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 28 June to 28 July 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 14 September 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams and obtaining all CFU: 31 July 2021
    • Online thesis submission: within 14 September 2021

    Autumn session (second session - ordinary round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: from 15 to 21 December 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 20 September to 20 October 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 15 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams and obtaining all CFU: 10 September 2021
    • Online thesis submission: from 20 September 2021 to 15 November 2021
    Master's degree and four-year degree programmes

    Autumn session (second session - extraordinary round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: from 11 to 22 October 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 28 June to 28 July 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 14 September 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams and obtaining all CFU: 31 July 2020
    • Online thesis submission: within 14 September 2021

    Autumn session (second session - ordinary round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: from 15 to 21 December 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 20 September to 20 October 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 15 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams and obtaining all CFU: 10 September 2021
    • Online thesis submission: from 20 September 2021 to 15 November 2021

    Graduation sessions for Bachelor's and Master's programmes of the Faculty of Humanities will be held remotely, with the candidate defending their thesis

    In order to defend your thesis, log in at the time and date set out in the graduation calendar.
    The link for connecting to the graduation session will be sent by the committee after the publication of the calendar.

    The degree mark will be communicated at the end of the discussion. 

    Given the current health situation, it will not be possible to hold collective graduation ceremonies on campus.

    Bachelor's programmes

    Winter session (third session - single round) - a.y. 2019/2020

    • Final exams: from 26 to 28 April 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 14 December 2020 to 16 February 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 31 March 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams and all CFU: 5 February 2021
    • Online thesis submission (only on completed exams): from 14 December 2020 to 31 March 2021
    Master's degree and four-year degree programmes

    Winter session (third session - single round) - a.y. 2019/2020

    • Final exams: from 29 to 30 April 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 14 December 2020 to 16 February 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 31 March 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams and all CFU: 5 February 2021
    • Online thesis submission (only on completed exams): from 14 December 2020 to 31 March 2021

    The extraordinary session is reserved for students who are off track in 2020/21 (or in their last year in 2019/20), with no more than two exams pending at the time of the graduation application.

    Only students complying with their study plan, as last approved, will be admitted to the final exam.

    The degree programmes will set extraordinary exam sessions in May 2021, only students who have submitted their graduation application for the extraordinary graduation session academic year 2019/2020 will be able to access.

    Bachelor's programmes

    Extraordinary session 2019/2020 (Academic Senate resolution of 16 March 2021)

    • Final exams: 7, 8, 9 and 10 June 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 22 March 2021 to 9 April 2021
    • Online thesis submission: from 1 April to 24 May 2021
    • Reserved exam session: from 10 to 21 May 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 16 April 2021
    Master's degree programmes

    Extraordinary session 2019/2020 (Academic Senate resolution of 16 March 2021)

    • Final exams: 11, 14 and 15 June 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 22 March 2021 to 9 April 2021
    • Online thesis submission: from 1 April to 24 May 2021
    • Reserved exam session: from 10 to 21 May 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 16 April 2021
    Online thesis submission (when needed)

    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).
    More information
    Inter-university programmes

    Students enrolled in Milan-Genoa inter-university programmes who intend to graduate from the University of Genoa must notify the Humanities Student Desk within the deadline for online graduation application.