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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 graduate examination consists of the production of a paper related to a concrete case study and its discussion before a committee.

The paper, produced under the guidance of one or more of the course lecturers, must demonstrate:

  • originality and relevance of the chosen topic
  • clarity in identifying the objectives and research questions
  • methodological rigor
  • solidity of argumentation
  • ability to work independently
  • ability to communicate

N.B.To be admitted to the final examination, you must have earned at least 106 credits during your course of study.

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.

Technical Directions.

You must produce your paper:

  • by dividing it into chapters
  • with an introduction and conclusion
  • with an index
  • with an apparatus of notes
  • with a specialized bibliography.


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

  • the grade point average, obtained for all course credits, weighted according to the relevant credits
  • 1 point for every three lodiums earned
  • a maximum of 7 points for the final test

You can make a request to the thesis advisor to write the thesis in one of the following foreign languages taught in the Department of Political Science:

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

If your request is accepted, in addition to the thesis written in the foreign language, you will have to write an extensive summary in Italian divided into chapters and discuss the thesis in Italian so that all members of the committee can understand the exposition and fully evaluate your expository ability.

The final test is passed if you obtained a grade of not less than 66 points out of 110.

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.