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To be admitted to the final examination, you must have regularly attended the educational activities and earned the credits required by the regulations.

The final examination involves the discussion, before a special committee, of a paper, on theoretical or applied problems or design development, related to activities you have developed in university laboratories or as part of a company internship.

During the final examination you will have to demonstrate:

  • adequate basic preparation
  • knowledge of the contents characterizing mechanical engineering
  • systematic and argumentative skills
  • ability to use sources and bibliography correctly
  • clarity in exposition


The speakers must include at least one faculty member from the Polytechnic School and/or the relevant department.

You will also be able to write your paper in English. If you would like to write it in another EU language you will have to ask for permission.

In these cases, you will have to write title and an abstract in Italian.