PhD students enrolled in the 3rd year of a PhD programme of Cycle XXXII will take their final exam to receive a PhD degree, according to the rules set up by the Ministerial Decree no. 45/2013 (article 8, paragraph 6), transposed in the Rules and Regulations on PhD programmes in force at UniCa (Rector's Decree no. 946 of July 5th 2013, as amended and supplemented).
EXAMINATION SESSION: JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2020
Admission to dissertation
To be admitted to the final examination, your PhD thesis will be evaluated by at least two referees appointed by the Academic Board. They will express their analytical evaluation on your PhD thesis within 30 days from the date it will have been sent, using the specific form attached (Evaluation form).
PhD students will send to their referees:
- PhD thesis
- summary in Italian or English
- report on their activity as PhD students and possible publications, dully filled in and signed. This report will have to be sent also to the Coordinator of the PhD programme (PhD student's report).
Application to be admitted to dissertation and thesis upload
PhD students are allowed to submit the application to obtain their PhD degree and archive their thesis online only, by entering their personal page on UniCa website at: https://webstudenti.unica.it/esse3/Start.do
Please, follow the guidelines below:
ADMISSION TO FINAL EXAM AND THESIS UPLOAD - GUIDELINES FOR ONLINE APPLICATION
(ref. to the attached document at the bottom of this page)
Thesis dissertation in JANUARY: the submission process will work from the fbeginning of December 2019 until 15 days before the scheduled date for the thesis dissertation. If the date for the thesis dissertation hasn’t been scheduled yet, 15 days will be calculated starting from 1st January 2020 – beginning of the examination session.
Thesis dissertation in FEBRUARY: the submission process will work from the beginning of January 2020 until 15 days before the scheduled date for the thesis dissertation. If the date for the thesis dissertation hasn’t been scheduled yet, 15 days will be calculated starting from 1st February 2020 – beginning of the examination session.
Please, note that the online application process for the admission to the final examination will be open only after the Academic Board will have communicated the thesis dissertation date to the Office in charge (Settore dottorati e master).
Within 15 days before the date of the thesis defence, applicants HAVE TO:
1. Submit the application to obtain their PhD degree
2. Upload their thesis
3. Pay the stamp duty (EUR 16.00)
Doctor Europaeus additional certificate
Only the applications submitted within the first semester of the third year of the PhD programme will be taken into consideration, as indicated in our Rules and Regulations.
Deadline: within 31st October 2019 submit the original paper certiifcate on your period abroad to the PhD Office.
Your stay abroad will be certified by a formal declaration signed by your supervisor on official letterhead of the hosting Institution, confirming a minimum period of three months and the activities carried out.
If the PhD programme has been suspended for maternity or disease leave, PhD students have to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm the attendance period they have to make up.
- Administrative procedure
- Evaluation form
- Evaluation form (Doctor Europaeus)
- PhD student's report
- ADMISSION TO FINAL EXAM AND THESIS UPLOAD - GUIDELINES FOR ONLINE APPLICATION (Italian version)
- ADMISSION TO FINAL EXAM AND THESIS UPLOAD - GUIDELINES FOR ONLINE APPLICATION
- PhD thesis cover (facsimile) - Italian version
- PhD thesis cover (facsimile) - English version
- Embargo request form
- Definition of embargo