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Dissertation (final exam) calendar and deadlines

Once you have gained all your course credits (except for the graduation thesis/final exam), in order to be able to graduate, you have to register for the dissertation/final exam in esse3 (Esse3 > Laurea). The registration can be done up to 15 days before the final exam session.

The final exam consists of a paper on a theme approved by your academic Supervisor.

Dissertation (final exam) calendar and deadlines

Registration in Esse3

Dissertation (final exam) date
From 8 May to 8 June 2020 1 July 2020
From 10 August to 8 September 2020 30 September 2020
From 23 October to 23 November 2020 16 December 2020
From 25 January to 23 February 2021 17 March 2021


Registration for the dissertation or final exam

The online registration is available in your Esse3 web area section Degree award.

You have to:

  • do the Almalaurea questionnaire
  • write
    • the title of the final essay
    • name of supervisor and eventually the name of co-supervisor
  • upload the final essay in PDF-A/1b version

For more information about PFD-A/1b version: Degree thesis.

A graduation fee of euro 16,00 has to be paid one week before the final exam session.
You will find the bank payment receipt after you have successfully completed the above procedure in your Esse3 web area (hand-side menu: Administrative office Payment).

Furthermore, a copy of your graduation thesis has to be send to all members of the Committee board, once the names are published.

Further and detailed instructions are available in the guidelines Degree award application: undergraduate courses.


Go to: Esse3 - Degree award - Final examination request

Degree mark and degree award

30 days after you have passed the final exam, the University check your career and calculate the final mark according to the rules on the Final exam below.

Once your university career is achieved, you will receive a communication about your new status of graduate. You can print the transcript from your Esse3 web area.

Commencement Ceremony

Twice a year recent graduates are publically awarded the University degree by the Rector during the Commencement Ceremony.

Giving up the thesis dissertation/final exam

If you have to give up your final exam session, please mail to the Students Support ServiceOffice of your Department ) from your mailbox, or drop there during the opening times to inform them.