Graduating

Requirements for graduation

The planned length of the single cycle degree course in Medicine and Surgery is six years, divided into 12 semesters. A total of 360 credits must be obtained before graduation as follows.

  • 274 credits are distributed as traditional lessons, training work in small groups, classroom exercises, laboratories, and seminars, and distance training
  • 60 credits will be obtained from activities with high-professional content (clerkships)
  • 8 credits are obtained from individually selected activities (elective courses)
  • 18 credits are obtained upon discussion of the final thesis written in English. The discussion is subject to the previous obtainment of 342 credits.
Online thesis submission

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.

Use Microsoft Office 2016 Powerpoint, or later versions, to prepare your dissertation presentation.

The computer in the Malliani room, as in other classrooms, is equipped with the following software:

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 – 64 bit

  • Office documents: Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Office documents: LibreOffice 7.0
  • Video player: VLC Media Player
  • PDF file reader: Adobe PDF Reader

Powerpoint 2016 supports WMV (native Windows format) and MP4 files.

However, the video and audio codecs in the MP4 container must be H.264 and AAC for the video to work reliably.

More details on the Microsoft page.

The main-campus logistics centre for teaching (Caslod) will only provide PC technical support. It will not assist students with their dissertation files.

You can rehearse your presentation in your allocated slot, as agreed with the main-campus Caslod.

Contacts

IT contacts, for technical information unicloudareacentro@unimi.it

Telephone 02 503 13000

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
Summer session (first session - single round) - a.y. 2021/2022
  • Final exams: from 4 July to 15 July 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 2 May to 31 May 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 31 May 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 15 June 2022
  • Online thesis submission: within 27 June 2022
  • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee.
Autumn session (second session - single round) - a.y. 2021/2022
  • Final exams: from 4 October to 7 October 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 25 July to 6 September 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 6 September 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 13 September 2022
  • Online thesis submission: within 27 September 2022
  • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee
Winter session (third session - single round) - a.y. 2021/2022
  • Final exams: from 3 to 18 April 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 1 January  to 20 February 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 20 February 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: 28 February 2023
  • Online thesis submission: within 27 March 2023
  • On the day of the final exam, students must deliver 1 signed copy of their final work to the Committee

The extraordinary session is reserved for students with no more than two exams pending at the time of the graduation application.

The degree programmes will set extraordinary exam sessions in May 2022, only students who have submitted their graduation application for the extraordinary graduation session academic year 2020/2021 will be able to access.

Extension of third session a.y. 20/21 - Resolution of 15/03/22, Law n. 11 of 18/02/2022
  • Final exams: from 7 June 2022 to 15 June 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 21 March 2022 to 8 April 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 8 April 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 25 May 2022
  • Online thesis submission (only on completed exams): 31 May 2022