Graduating in Biotechnology

To be awarded a bachelor's or master's degree are provided three sessions per year:

  • Summer session
  • Autumn session
  • Winter session

In the Deadlines and calendars paragraph are available the dates for each session and all necessary steps to sustain the final exam.

Students who graduate by the third session of academic year need not pay the first instalment for next academic year.

Notice

Final exams of the second round of winter session Academic Year 2018/2019 is postponed at 20-24 April.

As a consequence, the deadlines for online application, graduand questionnaire, online thesis submission and delivery of final dissertation summary are extended as indicated in the section Deadlines and Calendars.

To be admitted to the final exam, students must apply online for graduation, respecting session deadlines.

The Graduation fee amounts to 116 Euros (including a 16 Euro revenue stamp) to be paid through one of the following procedures:

  • by credit card during the online enrolment procedure
  • in a bank or at the Post Office using the MAV (notice of payment) form printed at the end of the online enrolment procedure, accessible through Unimia (online services, Registrar services, payments) by the deadline indicated on the form, or the candidate will not be allowed to sit the exam.

Students must fill in the graduand questionnaire by the deadlines established for each exam session or they will not be allowed to sit the exam, as established by the Academic Senate (resolution of 16 September 2008).

The survey may be accessed only once the application for graduation has been submitted.

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.

Summary and final paper

Summary

The final paper summary must be posted on the dissertation summary management website within the deadlines provided for each session. You can access the procedure using your University credentials.

Thesis

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).
  • Delivering the paper copy of the final work. Students must submit two paper copies of their final work or thesis, signed by the supervisor. Of these, one must be delivered ten days prior to the final exam to the Academic Office in Via Celoria 26 (Tower A - 2nd floor) - The deadline is calculated from the day you are notified of your session by e-mail to the institutional address @studenti.unimi.it. If the deadline falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the dissertation submission can be postponed to the following Monday.

Delivering the internship completion form

Bachelor's degree - Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology: the internship and bibliographic research completion form must be delivered to the Academic Office in Via Celoria 26 (Tower A, 2nd floor) by the graduation application deadline. 

Master's degree: the internship completion form must be delivered to the Academic Office in Via Celoria 26 (Tower A, 2nd floor) by the graduation application deadline.

Deadlines and calendars
Bachelor's programmes

Summer Session (first session - single round) - a.a. 2019/2020

  • Final exams: from 28 to 31-07-2020
  • Online application for graduation: from 15-05-2020 to 07-07-2020
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 07-07-2020
  • Deadline for completing exams: 07-07-2020
  • Deadline for submitting The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@unimi.it within the deadline for the online application for graduation. The form is available at the online page of the Degree programme, study - "Stage and internship".
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 21-07-2020
  • Online thesis submission: within 21-07-2020
  • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
Master's programmes

Summer Session (first session - single round) - a.a. 2019/2020

  • Final exams: from 28 to 31-07-2020
  • Online application for graduation: from 15-05-2020 to 07-07-2020
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 07-07-2020
  • Deadline for completing exams: 07-07-2020
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 21-07-2020
  • Online thesis submission: within 21-07-2020
  • The internship completion form must be digitally signed by the tutor and sent to biotecindamb@unimi.it within the deadline for the online application for graduation. The form is available at the online page of the Degree programme, study - "Stage and internship".
  • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
Bachelor's Programmes

Autumn session (second session - first round) - a.y. 2019/2020

  • Final exams: from 19 to 23 October 2020
  • Online application for graduation: from 13 August 2020 to 28 September 2020
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 28 September 2020
  • Deadline for completing exams: 28 September 2020
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship and bibliographic search completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 12 October 2020 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
  • Online thesis submission: within 12 October 2020
  • Submission of 1 copy of the final paper in pdf format to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it 10 days prior to graduation session. The title page must be digitally signed by the internal Supervisor.

Autumn session (second session - second round) - a.y. 2019/2020

  • Final exams: from 10 to 16 December 2020
  • Online application for graduation: from 1 October 2020 to 19 November 2020
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 19 November 2020
  • Deadline for completing exams: 19 November 2020
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship and bibliographic search completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 3 December 2020 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
  • Online thesis submission: within 3 December 2020
  • Submission of 1 copy of the final paper in pdf format to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it 10 days prior to graduation session. The title page must be digitally signed by the internal Supervisor.
Master's programmes

Autumn session (second session - first round) - a.y. 2019/2020

  • Final exams: from 19 to 23 October 2020
  • Online application for graduation: from 13 August 2020 to 28 September 2020
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 28 September 2020
  • Deadline for completing exams: 28 September 2020
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship and bibliographic search completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 12 October 2020 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
  • Online thesis submission: within 12 October 2020
  • Submission of 1 copy of the final paper in pdf format to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it 10 days prior to graduation session. The title page must be digitally signed by the internal Supervisor.

Autumn session (second session - second round) - a.y. 2019/2020

  • Final exams: from 10 to 16 December 2020
  • Online application for graduation: from 1 October 2020 to 19 November 2020
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 19 November 2020
  • Deadline for completing exams: 19 November 2020
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship and bibliographic search completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 3 December 2020 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
  • Online thesis submission: within 3 December 2020
  • Submission of 1 copy of the final paper in pdf format to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it 10 days prior to graduation session. The title page must be digitally signed by the internal Supervisor.
Bachelor's Programmes

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

  • Final exams: frrom 22 to 26 February 2021
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 December 2020 to 1 February 2021
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 1 February 2021
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 1 February 2021
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (mail biotecindamb@unimi.it), within the graduation application deadline
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 15 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 15 February 2021
  • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.

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

  • Final exams: from 12 to 16 April 2021
  • Online application for graduation: from 2 February to 22 March 2021
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 22 March 2021
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 26 February 2021
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (mail biotecindamb@unimi.it), within the graduation application deadline
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 5 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 5 April 2021
  • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.
Master's programmes

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

  • Final exams: frrom 22 to 26 February 2021
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 December 2020 to 1 February 2021
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 1 February 2021
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 1 February 2021
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (mail biotecindamb@unimi.it), within the graduation application deadline
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 15 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 15 February 2021
  • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.

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

  • Final exams: from 12 to 16 April 2021
  • Online application for graduation: from 2 February to 22 March 2021
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 22 March 2021
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 26 February 2021
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the Teaching Office (mail biotecindamb@unimi.it), within the graduation application deadline
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 5 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 5 April 2021
  • A copy of the thesis mast be sent 10 days before the final exam in pdf format to the address biotecindamb@unimi.it adding in cc the tutor. The first page must be digitally signed from the tutor as approval.