Graduating in Natural sciences

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.a. 2020/2021

    • Final exams: from 19 to 22-07-2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 03-05-2021 to 28-06-2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: 28-06-2021 the student must fill and submit the form to his/her supervisor within a few days, the supervisor will sign and send it to the Didactic Office. The form is available at https://scienzenaturali.cdl.unimi.it/it/studiare/laurearsi
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 28-06-2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28-06-2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 10-07-2021
    • Online thesis submission: within 12-07-2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    Master's degree and traditional programmes

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

    • Final exams: from 19 to 22-07-2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 03-05-2021 to 28-06-2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: 28-06-2021 the student must fill and submit the form to his/her supervisor within a few days, the supervisor will sign and send it to the Didactic Office. The form is available at https://scienzenaturali.cdl.unimi.it/it/studiare/laurearsi
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 28-06-2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 28-06-2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 10-07-2021
    • Online thesis submission: within 12-07-2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    Bachelor's programmes

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

    • Final exams: from 18 to 21 October 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2021 to 27 September 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 27 September 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27 September 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 27 September 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 10 October 2021 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
    • Online thesis submission: within 11 October 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee (only if in presence)

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

    • Final exams: from 13 to 16 December 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 1 October 2021 to 22 November 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 22 November 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 22 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 22 November 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 5 December 20201 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
    • Online thesis submission: within 6 December 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee (only if in presence)
    Master's degree and traditional programmes

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

    • Final exams: from 18 to 21 October 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2021 to 27 September 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 27 September 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27 September 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 27 September 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 10 October 2021 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
    • Online thesis submission: within 11 October 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee (only if in presence)

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

    • Final exams: from 13 to 16 December 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 1 October 2021 to 22 November 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 22 November 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 22 November 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: 22 November 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 5 December 20201 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
    • Online thesis submission: within 6 December 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee (only if in presence)
    Bachelor's programmes

    Winter Session (third session - first round) - a.a. 2019/2020

    • Final exams: 25 and 26 February 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 15 December 2020 to 4 February 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 4 February 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 4 February 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 4 February 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 16 February 2021 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 18 February 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)

    Winter Session (third session - second round) - a.a. 2019/2020

    • Final exams: 20 and 21 April 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 5 February to 30 March 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 30 March 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 30 March 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 26 February 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 11 April 2021 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 13 April 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    Master's degree and traditional programmes

    Winter Session (third session - first round) - a.a. 2018/2019

    • Final exams: 25 and 26 February 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 15 December 2020 to 4 February 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 4 February 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 4 February 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 4 February 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 16 February 2021 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 18 February 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)

    Winter Session (third session - second round) - a.a. 2018/2019

    • Final exams: 20 and 21 April 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 5 February to 30 March 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 30 March 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 30 March 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 26 February 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 11 April 2021 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 13 April 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)

    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: 8 June 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 31 March to 9 April 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 9 April 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 9 April 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 25 May 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 31 May 2021. The 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 1 June 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    Master's degree and traditional programmes

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

    • Final exams: 8 June 2021
    • Online application for graduation: from 31 March to 9 April 2021
    • Delivery of graduation clearance: within 9 April 2021
    • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 9 April 2021
    • Deadline for completing exams: within 25 May 2021
    • Delivery of final paper summary: within 31 May 2021. The 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 1 June 2021
    • Delivery of 1 hardcopy of the final paper for the co-examiner (any binding, including thermal and spiral binding) to the supervisor 7-10 days before (subject to other deadline or format requirements from the supervisor, including for electronic format)
    Summary and final paper

    Final paper/thesis request

    The student must fill in the final paper/thesis request form electronically and send it to their supervisor, who will deliver it signed to the Office.

    Authorisation to graduate

    The student must fill in the authorisation form electronically and send it to their supervisor, who will deliver it signed to the Office.

    Summary

    The final paper/thesis summary must be posted to the thesis summary management website within the deadlines set for each session. You can access the procedure using your University credentials.

    Final paper/thesis

    The final paper/thesis must be filed in digital format (PDF/A) within the terms set for each session, by accessing SIFA Online Services - Academic Services - Graduation Application - Thesis Upload.

    Failure to upload the final paper/thesis within the deadline will result in exclusion from the graduation session.

    To create the PDF/A file from a Word or LibreOffice document, follow the instructions contained in the dedicated video tutorial.

    Final paper/thesis copies to be delivered

    The student must deliver a copy for the examiner in electronic format, 7-10 days in advance to his/her supervisor.