The final paper marks the completion of the study programme.
Topic and supervisor
The topic of the paper will be agreed with the student's supervisor, to be chosen among the programme faculty. There is no co-supervisor. A lecturer who does not sit on the programme faculty may be chosen as a second supervisor, in agreement with the supervisor.
Please note that the graduation application may only be submitted upon agreement with the supervisor.
The final paper will award up to 6 points toward the overall mark. The scoring criteria cover the quality of the presentation, the analysis, the methods, and the organization of the paper. The committee may award honours unanimously.
The paper may be written in a EU language studied in the programme, as agreed with the supervisor.
Guidelines and other information
Further information can be found on this page. Please refer to the downloadable final paper guidelines for instructions on how to write your final paper.
Final exams are taking place remotely through the Microsoft Teams platform, in line with the Commission set-up procedures defined by each study programme.
All candidates will receive details via University email @studenti.unimi.it. Please check the information available on your programme website and on the University portal.