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Final project

What is

For admission to the graduate examination, you must have completed all the credits required by the educational regulations of your degree program.

The undergraduate examination involves the presentation and discussion, before a committee, of a written paper under the guidance of a lecturer.

To be admitted you must have:

  • taken all courses and passed the exams
  • obtained 360 CFUs spread over 6 years of coursework
  • demonstrated knowledge of a foreign language
  • completed the online application for graduation by the deadlines set for each session

You will have about 250 hours (10 CFUs) to write your thesis. You will be able to prepare the thesis:

  • in the facilities of the School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Departments of the University of Genoa and other Universities
  • in both Italian and foreign affiliated hospitals
  • in both Italian and foreign scientific institutions

N.BYou will also be able to write the thesis in a foreign language other than Italian.

Graduation session

You will have to pre-prepare two copies of the thesis, bound with red cover and with the title page signed by you and the thesis advisor:

  • one to be handed to the thesis advisor a few days before the session
  • one as a personal copy

You will have to discuss the contents of your thesis, summarized in a series of slides, in a maximum time of 10 minutes.

The graduation committees will be made public in the dedicated page and in the school website.

What to do to graduate

If you are an undergraduate you must:

  1. Choose the graduate session
  2. .
  3. Deposit the title of the thesis
  4. Fill out the degree application online
  5. Fill out the AlmaLaurea questionnaire online
  6. In case you have books on loan, return them to the library
  7. .
  8. Fill out the assessment questionnaire for your course of study.


  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.

Change graduation session

Have you applied but no longer intend to attend the session for which you registered?"

For information and assistance, please email the School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Single Point of Contact.

Technical Directions.


By seven days prior to one's graduation session, fill in the fields related to the Thesis Abstract in both Italian and English through the Student Web Portal


You are requested to respect the timeframe for sending the abstracts (at least seven days before the session) in order to give the committee time to evaluate the papers.

By the day before your session, upload through the Student Web Portal the thesis pdf file.

Subsequent to uploading, the Rapporteur must approve the documentation on line in the same manner as the approval of the graduation application.
For any assistance in uploading thesis and abstracts write to

Copies of the thesis

You must printtwo copies of your thesis. One stays with you and the other you must give to your thesis advisor a few days before the graduation session.

The copy must be red and you have no constraints on structure or font.

N.B.If your session is held remotely, delivery to the speaker is not required.



To determine the graduation grade, expressed in hundredths, contribute:

  • the grade point average of the curricular examinations, expressed in hundredths
  • up to -3 points for the duration of studies (0.5 points less for each year out of course beyond the first)
  • up to 2 points for each honors obtained in the proficiency examinations (0.2 points per cum laude)
  • from 0 to 2 pointsfor international exchange programs (in relation to the number and duration)
  • up to a maximum of 8 points awarded by the committee at the thesis discussion

The overall grade is:

  • determined by the sum of the points discussed above
  • rounded up or down to the nearest whole number

Honor may be awarded by unanimous opinion of the committee if you have achieved a final score greater than or equal to 110/ 110.

Withdrawal of graduation scroll

Collection of Degree, Master's, Doctoral and Postgraduate scrolls for all schools takes place at the "UniGe World" spaces in Via Balbi 40-42 red - ground floor (opposite Via Balbi 5).

Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. only by appointment, booking on the specific page for the delivery of parchments.

Delegates must submit a hard copy of the delegation signed and photocopy of the delegate's ID.