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Final project

What is

In order to be admitted to the final examination, you must have passed the examinations of all the subjects included in your study plan and obtained the credits related to the other educational activities stipulated in the regulations.

With your paper you must demonstrate that you have acquired the skills of:

  • carry out research on a specific topic
  • know how to use sources and bibliography
  • explain with propriety and command of language the results achieved
  • support the related discussion
  • .

The paper must involve the analysis, commentary, possible translation and framing of sources, historical-documentary or historiographical texts, pertaining to the chosen topic. The overall length should be between 30 and 60 folders (folder is 2000 Word characters, including spaces).

To graduate you will need to have acquired all 180 CFUs required by the regulations.

What to do to graduate

If you are an undergraduate you must:

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  1. Deposit the thesis title (if provided)
  2. .
  3. Choose the graduation session
  4. .
  5. Fill out the AlmaLaurea questionnaire online
  6. Fill out the degree application online
  7. Deliver the thesis to the referring and coreferent professor
  8. In case you have books on loan, return them to the library
  9. .
  10. Fill out the assessment questionnaire for your course of study.

Remember:

  1. Check that you are current with your tax payment
  2. .
  3. Pay the stamp tax of €16 for the issuance of the Graduation Diploma (payable through the online services - payment of fees and contributions)
  4. Check that you have taken all exams and educational activities
  5. Check that they are all marked on your online career.

Thesis title deposit

For undergraduates in Philosophy and History there is no filing of title.

Exceptions are made for students who wish to graduate under the guidance of a referee in a scientific-disciplinary field that is not in the LSC's Ordinance, who, according to the LSC's Teaching Regulations, must designate a coreferent from among the faculty members who are part of the LSC and request prior authorization from the Coordinator and the Course Council well in advance of the thesis date (4 months), using the thesis title deposit form, which should be sent to tesiarealettere@unige.it

Thesis delivery

By the deadlines given in the table with deadlines, you must deliver a copy of the final paper to your Referee (unless you agree to send it by e-mail or wetransfer).

Uploading the thesis pdf to the dedicated portal is not provided for bachelor's degrees, although it is indicated within the Dashboard. It applies only to master's degrees.

Evaluation

The grade takes into consideration your curricular background and the result of the test discussion.

To the weighted average of the grades obtained during your course of study, expressed in hundredths, are added:

  • 1 point if you are current
  • .
  • 1 point if you have participated in an international mobility program during which you have successfully taken examinations for at least 12 CFU for a period of study equal to one semester and at least 18 CFU for a period of study equal to two consecutive semesters
  • up to 3 points for the quality of the final examination

When the score reaches (or exceeds) 110, the committee unanimously may award lode upon the proposal of the rapporteur.

N.B.You can graduate only if you scored no less than 66 out of 110.

Deadlines

what WHERE IN WHEN

Deposit of thesis title
(only in the case for which it is intended)

via email to tesiarealettere@unige.it

at least 3 months in advance

A) Application for Graduation and Almalaurea
B) Registered exams and fees in good standing (including payment of the Graduation Stamp)

Online services

see webpage Graduation Sessions Calendar

Thesis volumes

to Referee and Coreferent (if applicable), in the manner agreed upon directly with faculty

see web page Calendar graduation sessions

Technical Directions.

Electronic presentation

If you want to use an electronic presentation during the discussion, you can test it 30 minutes before the start of the graduation session by making arrangements with the technical support of the Chair.

To make an appointment call the Technical Office at 010 209 51485 on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m.