PhD students enrolled in their last year of the PhD programme shall apply for admission to the final examination/evaluation procedure or, only for candidates enrolled in cycle 30 for an extension to the following academic year.

> Instructions on how to sumbit the application

Final examination for candidates enrolled in cycle 28 

Timeline and instructions regarding Final Examination are available in the pdf file available from the box “Downloads”.

Final examination for candidates enrolled in cycles 29 and 30

The PhD student's admission to the Final Examination/PhD defence is dependent upon two referees' evaluations of his/her thesis. 

Both referees will propose either admission to the Final Examination/PhD defence or resubmission of the thesis for a period of no longer than six months in the case of major revision.

In the case of major revision, the student must submit a  new version of the thesis together with a rebuttal letter before the deadline.

The referees will then submit a new evaluation according to the changes made to the thesis by the student. In any case the student is admitted to the Final Examination before the Final Examination Committee.

The Final examination/PhD defence will take place in front of the Final Examination Committee and consists of a public discussion of the thesis.

Timeline and instructions regarding Final Examination are available in the pdf file available from the box “Downloads”.

Final examination for candidates enrolled in cycle 31 onward

The postponement of the final examination to the following year is not permitted.

Timeline/deadlines that must be met should be the same forseen for candidates enrolled in cycle 29 which are available in the pdf file available from the box “Downloads”.
NB. Deadlines will be confirmed in July 2018.

Doctor Europaeus 

PhD students interested in obtaining the label of Doctor Europaeus may visit the webpage http://www.unitn.it/en/ateneo/50322/doctor-europaeus

PhD students interested in obtaining the label of Doctor Europaeus should submit the request to the Secretariat of the ICT School and to the Science & Technology - PhD Office no later than one month before the date of the Final Examination.

Delivery of the Doctorate Diploma on the day of PhD defence

PhD students must upload:

- the final version of their thesis in electronic format (.pdf) and
- the Deposit Disclaimer (.pdf) 

at least 10 days before the date set for the Final Examination, at http://eprints-phd.biblio.unitn.it/

Further information and forms are availabe at http://www.unitn.it/en/ateneo/1932/final-examination