Graduating in Biotechnology

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.

    Summary and final paper

    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.

    Delivering the internship completion form

    Students must deliver the internship completion form following the specific instructions specified for each session.

    Deadlines and calendars
    Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology

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

    • Final exams: from 19 to 23-07-2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 03-05-2020 to 28-06-2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 28-06-2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28-06-2021
    • Deadline for submitting The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@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".
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 12-07-2021
    • Online thesis submission: within 12-07-2021
    • A copy of the thesis must be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
    Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics

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

    • Final exams: from 19 to 23-07-2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 03-05-2021 to 28-06-2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 28-06-2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28-06-2021
    • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 12-07-2021
    • Online thesis submission: within 12-07-2021
    • The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@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 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
    Bioinformatics for Computational Genomics

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

    • Final exams: from 19 to 23-07-2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 03-05-2021 to 28-06-2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 28-06-2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28-06-2021
    • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
    • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 12-07-2021
    • Online thesis submission: within 12-07-2021
    • The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@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 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
    Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology

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

    • Final exams: from 18 to 22 October 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2021 to 27 September 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27 September 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 27 September 2021
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 11 October 2021 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
    • Online thesis submission: within 11 October 2021
    • Submission of 1 copy of the final paper in pdf format to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it 10 days prior to graduation session. The title page must be digitally signed by the internal Supervisor.

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

    • Final exams: from 13 to 17 December 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 1 October 2021 to 22 November 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 22 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 22 November 2021
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 6 December 2021 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
    • Online thesis submission: within 6 December 2021
    • Submission of 1 copy of the final paper in pdf format to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it 10 days prior to graduation session. The title page must be digitally signed by the internal Supervisor.
    Master's programme

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

    • Final exams: from 18 to 22 October 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2021 to 27 September 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27 September 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 27 September 2021
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 11 October 2021 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
    • Online thesis submission: within 11 October 2021
    • Submission of 1 copy of the final paper in pdf format to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it 10 days prior to graduation session. The title page must be digitally signed by the internal Supervisor.

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

    • Final exams: from 13 to 17 December 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 1 October 2021 to 22 November 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 22 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 22 November 2021
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 6 December 2021 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
    • Online thesis submission: within 6 December 2021
    • Submission of 1 copy of the final paper in pdf format to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it 10 days prior to graduation session. The title page must be digitally signed by the internal Supervisor.
    Bioinformatics for Computational Genomics

    Autumn Session (second session - first round) - a.a. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: from 4 to 8 October 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2021 to 13 September 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 13 September 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 13 September 2021
    • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
    • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 27 September 2021
    • Online thesis submission: within 27 September 2021
    • The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@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 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.

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

    • Final exams: from 13 to 17 December 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 1 October 2021 to 22 November 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 22 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 22 November 2021
    • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
    • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 6 December 2021
    • Online thesis submission: within 6 December 2021
    • The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@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 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
    Bachelor's Programmes

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

    • Final exams: from 21 to 25 February 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 1 December 2021 to 31 January 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 31 January 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 31 January 2022
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (mail biotecindamb@unimi.it), within the graduation application deadline
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 14 February 2022 final paper 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 2022
    • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.

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

    • Final exams: from 21 to 29 April 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 7 February to 31 March 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 31 March 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 28 February 2022
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (mail biotecindamb@unimi.it), within the graduation application deadline
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 14 April 2022 final paper 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 April 2022
    • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
    Master's programmes

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

    • Final exams: from 21 to 25 February 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 1 December 2021 to 31 January 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 31 January 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 31 January 2022
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (mail biotecindamb@unimi.it), within the graduation application deadline
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 14 February 2022 final paper 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 2022
    • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.

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

    • Final exams: from 21 to 29 April 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 7 February to 31 March 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 31 March 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 28 February 2022
    • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (mail biotecindamb@unimi.it), within the graduation application deadline
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 14 April 2022 final paper 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 April 2022
    • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
    Bioinformatics for Computational Genomics

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

    • Final exams: from 14 to 18 February 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 1 December 2021 to 24 January 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 24 January 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: 24 January 2022
    • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
    • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 7 February 2022
    • Online thesis submission: within 7 February 2022
    • The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@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 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.

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

    • Final exams: from 26 to 29 April 2022
    • Online application for graduation: from 15 February 2022 to 5 April 2022
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 5 April 2022
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28 February 2022
    • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
    • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 19 April 2022
    • Online thesis submission: within 19 April 2022
    • The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@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 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.