Graduating in Pharmacy

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 degree programmes

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

    • Degree exam period: from 26 July to 27 July 2021
    • Online graduation application: from 26 May to 29 June 2021
    • Mandatory upcoming-graduate survey: to be filled in by 29 June 2021
    • Internship closing deadline: from 26 May to 12 July 2021
    • Deadline for taking exams: 2 July 2021
      • Exam transcripts not to be handed in
    • Send 1 copy of your final paper to your Supervisor and to the President of the exam board.
    Master's and single cycle degree programmes

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

    • Degree exam period: from 10 to 11 June 2021
    • Online graduation application: from 12 April to 30 April 2021. Students of the single-cycle master's degree programme in Pharmacy graduating with a semi-experimental thesis have to select the option "compilativa" (i.e. non-research work) during the graduation application procedure. The supervisors will inform the examining board that the student wrote a semi-experimental thesis, and the final score will be adjusted accordingly.
    • Mandatory upcoming-graduate survey: to be filled in by 30 April 2021
    • Internship closing deadline: from 12 April to 25 May 2021
    • Deadline for taking exams: 25 May 2021
    • Exam transcripts not to be handed in
    • Online thesis submission: by 3 June 2021
    • Students must deliver a copy of their final work to their supervisor and co-supervisor. On the day of the final exam, students must deliver a copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.

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

    • Degree exam period: from 19 July to 23 July 2021
    • Online graduation application: from 19 May to 22 June 2021. Students of the single-cycle master's degree programme in Pharmacy graduating with a semi-experimental thesis have to select the option "compilativa" (i.e. non-research work) during the graduation application procedure. The supervisors will inform the examining board that the student wrote a semi-experimental thesis, and the final score will be adjusted accordingly.
    • Mandatory upcoming-graduate survey: to be filled in by 22 June 2021
    • Internship closing deadline: from 19 May to 22 June 2021
    • Deadline for taking exams: 30 June 2021
      • Exam transcripts not to be handed in
    • Online thesis submission: by 6 July 2021
    • Send 1 copy of your thesis to the Supervisor and Co-supervisor. By 15 July 2021, send 1 .pdf copy of your thesis to the President of the exam board.
    Bachelor's Programmes

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

    • Final exams: 25 and 26 November 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 27 September 2021 to 26 October 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 26 October 2021
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: from 27 September 2021 to 11 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 03 November 2021
    • Academic record must not be submitted
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.
    Master's and single cycle degree programmes

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

    • Final exams: from 18 to 22 October 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 18 August 2021 to 21 September 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 21 September 2021
    • End-of-internship document delivery: dal 18 August 2021 to 21 September 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 30 September 2021
    • Academic record must not be submitted
    • Online thesis submission: within 05 October 2021
    • Students must deliver a copy of their final work to their supervisor and co-supervisor. On the day of the final exam, students must deliver a copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.

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

    • Final exams: from 16 to 20 December 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 25 October to 16 November 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 16 November 2021
    • End-of-internship document delivery: from 25 October to 16 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 26 November 2021
    • Academic record must not be submitted
    • Online thesis submission: within 30 November 2021
    • Students must deliver a copy of their final work to their supervisor and co-supervisor. On the day of the final exam, students must deliver a copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.
    Bachelor's programmes

    Winter session (third session - single round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: from 21 to 22 February 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 21 December 2021 to 21 January 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: 21 January 2022
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: from 21 December 2021 to 07 February 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28 January 2022
      • Academic record must not be submitted
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.

    Winter session (third session - second round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: from 28 to 30 March 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 28 January 2022 to 28 February 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: 28 February 2022
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: from 28 January 2022 to 14 March 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28 February 2022
      • Academic record must not be submitted
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.
    Master's and single cycle degree programmes

    Winter session (third session - single round) - a.y. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: from 14 to 18 March 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 14 January 2022 to 15 February 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: 15 February 2022
    • End-of-internship document delivery: from 14 January 2022 to 15 February 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28 February 2022
      • Academic record must not be submitted
    • Online thesis submission: within 01 March 2022
    • Students must deliver a copy of their final work to their supervisor and co-supervisor. On the day of the final exam, students must deliver a copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.

    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 degree programmes

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

    • Final exams: from 7 to 9 June 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 22 March 2021 to 9 April 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: 9 April 2021
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: from 22 March to 25 May 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 25 May 2021
    • Academic record must not be submitted
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.
    Master's and single cycle degree programmes

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

    • Final exams: from 7 to 9 June 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 22 March 2021 to 9 April 2021. Students of the single-cycle master's degree programme in Pharmacy graduating with a semi-experimental thesis have to select the option "compilativa" (i.e. non-research work) during the graduation application procedure. The supervisors will inform the examining board that the student wrote a semi-experimental thesis, and the final score will be adjusted accordingly.
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: 9 April 2021
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: from 22 March to 25 May 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 25 May 2021
    • Academic record must not be submitted
    • Online thesis submission: 31 May 2021
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee. If the session is held remotely, send the final work in pdf format to the Chairman of the Commission.
    Internship completion

    Bachelor's degree programmes

    Graduating students will agree the internship completion with the programme tutoring teachers, in compliance with the deadlines provided for each session. The teachers will in turn notify the relevant Registrar.

    Master's degree programmes
    Near-graduates in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology must submit the end-of-internship form to the Student Desk on via Golgi 19.
    Near-graduates in Pharmacy and in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology must hand over the internship logbook, if not online, to the Student Desk on via Golgi 19, within the deadlines provided for each session.

    Final exam and internships

    Information on internship programme opening, running and completion is available on the dedicated web pages

    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).
    • Deliver one paper copy of your thesis following the instruction of your course programme.