Graduating

Final Thesis

You will spend at least six months in a research laboratory, at the University of Milano, the Politecnico of Milano, or other research institutes.

You will work on a project on the development or application of bioinformatic tools and piplelines for the analysis or the organization of genomic data, either in basic or applied research.

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 copy of the final work following the specific instructions specified for each session.

Delivering the internship completion form

Students must deliver the internship completion form following the specific instructions specified for each session.

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
Molecular Biothecnology and Bioinformatics - Quantitative Biology

Summer Session (first session - single round) - a.a. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 18 to 22-07-2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 02-05-2022 to 27-06-2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27-06-2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 27-06-2022
  • For Quantitative Biology the deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Other training activities”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 11-07-2022
  • Online thesis submission: within 11-07-2022
  • 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 must 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.
Bioinformatics for Computational Genomics

Summer Session (first session - single round) - a.a. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 18 to 22-07-2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 02-05-2022 to 27-06-2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27-06-2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 27-06-2022
  • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 11-07-2022
  • Online thesis submission: within 11-07-2022
  • 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 must 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.

Attention: the extraordinary session is reserved for students who intend to enrol to a Doctoral research (PhD) programme.

Extraordinary session a.y. 21/22
Molecular Biothecnology and Bioinformatics - Quantitative Biology
  • Final exams: 26-27 September 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2022 to 1 September 2022
  • Students who want to participate to the session reserved for candidates to PhD programmes must send a request via InformaStudenti within 1 September 2022, having already applied for graduation and having already applied for the PhD programme.
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 1 September 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 5 September 2022
  • For Quantitative Biology the deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Other training activities”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 19 September 2022 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
  • Online thesis submission: within 19 September 2022
  • 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.
Bioinformatics for Computational Genomics
  • Final exams: from 26-27 September 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2022 to 1 September 2022
  • Students who want to participate to the session reserved for candidates to PhD programmes must send a request via InformaStudenti within 1 September 2022, having already applied for graduation and having already applied for the PhD programme.
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 1 September 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 5 September 2022
  • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 19 September 2022
  • Online thesis submission: within 19 September 2022
  • 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 must 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.
Molecular Biothecnology and Bioinformatics - Quantitative Biology

Autumn session (second session - first round) - a.y. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 17 to 21 October 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2022 to 26 September 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 26 September 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 26 September 2022
  • For Quantitative Biology the deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Other training activities”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 10 October 2022 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
  • Online thesis submission: within 10 October 2022
  • 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. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 12 to 16 December 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 3 October 2022 to 21 November 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 21 November 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 21 November 2022
  • For Quantitative Biology the deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Other training activities”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Deadline for submitting the internship completion form: The student must submit the end-of-internship completion form to the email address biotecindamb@unimi.it within the graduation application deadline.
  • Delivery of final paper summary: within 5 December 2022 via www.riassuntitesi.scienzemfn.unimi.it
  • Online thesis submission: within 5 December 2022
  • 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.
Bioinformatics for Computational Genomics

Autumn Session (second session - first round) - a.a. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 3 to 7 October 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 July 2022 to 12 September 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 12 September 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 12 September 2022
  • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 26 September 2022
  • Online thesis submission: within 26 September 2022
  • 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 must 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.

Autumn Session (second session - second round) - a.a. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 12 to 16 December 2022
  • Online application for graduation: from 3 October 2022 to 21 November 2022
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 21 November 2022
  • Deadline for completing exams: 21 November 2022
  • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 5 December 2022
  • Online thesis submission: within 5 December 2022
  • 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 must 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.
Molecular Biothecnology and Bioinformatics - Quantitative Biology

Winter session (third session - first round) - a.y. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 20 to 28 February 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 December 2022 to 30 January 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 30 January 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 30 January 2023
  • For Quantitative Biology the deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Other training activities”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • 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 13 February 2023 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 13 February 2023
  • 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. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 17 to 21 April 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 3 February to 27 March 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27 March 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: within 28 February 2023
  • For Quantitative Biology the deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Other training activities”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • 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 11 April 2023 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 11 April 2023
  • 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.
Bioinformatics for Computational Genomics

Winter session (third session - first round) - a.y. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 13 to 17 February 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 15 December 2022 to 23 January 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 23 January 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: 23 January 2023
  • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 6 February 2023
  • Online thesis submission: within 6 February 2023
  • 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 must 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. 2021/2022

  • Final exams: from 17 to 21 April 2023
  • Online application for graduation: from 3 February 2023 to 27 March 2023
  • Graduand questionnaire completion deadline: within 27 March 2023
  • Deadline for completing exams: 28 February 2023
  • The deadline for completing exams includes the career registration of the 3 cfu for “Language Skills and other activities (attendance to seminars, etc.)”, which can happen only after registering for the exams through the SIFA service
  • Delivery of dissertation summary: within 11 April 2023
  • Online thesis submission: within 11 April 2023
  • 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 must 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.