COVID Emergency - November 5, 2020 Update
Pursuant to the Prime Minister's Decree (DPCM) dated November 3, 2020 and the Decree of the Ministry of Health, as well as the Rector's Decree dated November 4, as of November 6, and until December 3, 2020:
The following activities will take place remotely:
- Lectures and classes
preferably in synchronous mode, as scheduled for the current semester. Delivery modes will be notified by the lecturers
- All written and oral exams
according to the procedures already in place
- Graduation sessions
for all Bachelor's, Master's and single-cycle Master's degree programmes, as well as final PhD exams. Only postgraduate medical theses may be defended on campus
- Faculty office hours
as currently scheduled
- Masters and advanced courses training activities
- The activities of trainees in the health professions
unless there is a specific agreement with the training hospitals, and in compliance with safety standards required by law and by the current University Protocol.
The following activities may take place onsite:
- The defence of theses in postgraduate medical programmes (with the option of online defence)
- Laboratory activities, PhD programmes and on-campus internships
all teaching and research activities, including degree and doctoral thesis work, and on-campus internships, may be carried out on campus in compliance with the safety and health protection protocols that have been disclosed by the Administration and posted to the University website on our Covid page
- Training activities for medical doctors in specialist training and trainees in the health professions
training activities for medical doctors in specialist training may take place face to face, in line with current procedures. The activities of trainees in the health professions will ordinarily take place remotely unless there is a specific agreement and in compliance with the safety conditions required by law and by the University Protocol in force
- Off-campus student and graduate internships
may only continue in compliance with current laws on safety and public health protection. Compliance with any people and vehicle circulation provisions must be ensured. For information on curricular (students) and extra-curricular (graduates) internships at external institutions and companies, visit our Covid page: internship and traineeship measures.
The aforementioned regional guidelines do not apply to mandatory internships undertaken by students enrolled in the programmes of the Departments linked to the Faculty of Medicine, at its training hospitals.
International mobility is suspended for both incoming and outgoing students
The competent Education and Training Division will help students who have to reschedule departure dates or return to Italy earlier than expected.
Front-office library services for loan and consultation will continue by reservation only
Use the App to make an appointment for book loan services.
The consultation of texts will be allowed only upon reservation and in some libraries (details will follow), in compliance with distancing measures, as well as with the safety and health prevention rules set forth in the "Safety Protocol" approved by the University.
Work-study programmes may continue
in compliance with the "Security Protocol" approved by the University, provided that these activities do not replace staff work as defined by law. The managers of services which use work-study programmes may authorise remote working, where viable and essential.