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Master's degrees

This page describes the deadlines and administrative procedures for graduating: how to register for the final exam.

The characteristics of the final exam and the instructions for carrying out the thesis project are described at page Graduation - Data Science.

Final exam calendar and deadlines

Final exam calendar and deadlines
Request for the Dissertation Topic Final exam registration Thesis upload Dissertation
by 23 March 2021 from 23 May to 18 June 2021 at 23:59 by 16 July 2021 at 23:59 23 July 2021
by 22 June 2021 from 19 August to 19 September 2021 at 23:59 by 15 October 2021 at 23:59 22 October 2021
by 17 August 2021 from 12 October to 12 November 2021 at 23:59 by 10 December 2021 at 23:59 17 December 2021
by 18 November 2021 from 11 Janauary to 11 February 2022 at 23:59 by 11 March 2022 at 23:59 18 March 2022

Request for the dissertation topic

You have to fill in and send via email to the Student Support Service the application form "Deposito titolo tesi laurea magistrale DSRS" (Thesis title declaration for master's degree of the Department of Sociology and  Social Research) by the deadline stated for your final exam date.

If you choose a different Supervisor after requesting the dissertation topic:

  • agree with you Supervisor about your decision. It will be up to your Supervisor to request the authorization to the Department Dean to give up its role
  • send to the Student Support Service a new application form.

Registration for the final exam

Submit your degree application by the deadline in Esse3 - Degree award:

  • answer the Almalaurea questionnaire
  • fill in the thesis title
  • fill in the name of the Supervisor and both the Co-Supervisors he or she will indicate
  • attach the thesis frontispiece undersigned by your Supervisor
  • pay the contribution available in Esse3 - Registrar's office - MyTasse within the deadline indicated in the payment slip.
Go to: Esse3 - Degree award

Dissertation and Academic Board

The Dissertation is your presentation speech of your thesis work to the Academic Board.

The date, time and room for the final exam of each candidate and the composition of the academic board are published in the decree for the final examination a few days before the discussions as a news of the Department of Sociology and Social Research (in Italian only, by searching "Discussioni tesi LM").

After the publication of the Academic Board publicationyou must send a PDF file of your thesis by email to the President of the Academic Board.

Starting from the session of July 2021, final exams take place in person, as established by the Rector's Decree of May 14, 2021.

If you cannot take part in person for justified reasons, you can ask to take the exam remotely by sending a request with written motivation to the Student Suport Service, email

Giving up the final exam

If for any reason you choose not to graduate from the exam you are enrolled in, you must send an email from your address to the Student Support Service and communicate that you are giving up the final exam.