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Final term paper and graduation

After having passed all the tests of the training activities included in the study plan and have acquired at least 174 credits, the student is invited to sit the final exam which consists of a Final Term Paper, i.e. a research project on a subject agreed upon by the tutor and a co-tutor (both selected by the student)

The research project shall be presented in a detailed dissertation on a specific topic, executed with a critical attitude and completed with a bibliography showing the sources consulted by the candidate

The Final Term Paper shall be written in about 35.000-40.000 words (200.000 – 250.000 characters), calculated including notes but excluding bibliography.

The Final Term Paper is evaluated on a 5 points scale.

The candidate shall submit the Final Term Paper title at least three months before the evaluation date.

The text shall be submitted at least one month before the evaluation date.

A Committee appointed by the Course Council and composed of five tenured professors evaluates the Final Term Paper.

The commission evaluation is calculated out of 110

The President of the commission declares that the candidate is an official graduate of the university once consulted with the commission.

Once logged into their MyUniTO profile, undergraduates most fill in the online graduation application form and following the session calendar

  • See the instructions at this link how to apply (in Italian),
  • Students must upload all the necessary documentation before the due date
  • Students are invited to pay their graduation fees as soon as the application procedure is open given that bank transfers can take several days.

You should submit your thesis via the University’s Online thesis service and it is recommended you read the procedure guidelines carefully. An abstract of the thesis will be published in the public archive of the Online Thesis service.

The Thesis online service only allows for changes before the due date. Uploaded theses CANNOT be replaced or edited afterwards.


  • Students cannot make changes to their file once it has been uploaded;
  • Students can ask the Thesis online services to intervene to make changes to the file, but only before the due date;
  • No edits are allowed after the due date.

Should you decide to defer your graduation, you must fill in the relevant form and send it to the Student Office – Segreteria studenti. It is also necessary to cancel the graduation application from your MyUniTO profile. 

Graduation Deferral Form  (only in Italian)

The graduation calendar for the Bachelor’s Course in Global Law and Transnational Legal Studies will only be available from the first session for the third years, ie from March 2021.

Once the deadline for submitting the graduation application has passed, a list of those who submitted the form before the due date will be published. Students who are not on this list, should contact the Student Office or their Teaching Desk office.

Just before graduation, information (date, time and place) concerning your particular session will be published.

Lists of candidates and graduation calendar

The Student Enquiries Office submits the calculation of students’ average to the Examining Board. It is the weighted average of the exams taken, ie the sum between each exam mark and how many credits it is worth, divided by the total of credits.
This calculation does not take honours into consideration.

The average is calculated with this formula:

(mark x credits) + (mark x credits) + (mark x credits)
             sum of credits with mark

For example:

(30 x 9) + (27 x 6) + (23 x 9)    =  26.625

In order to obtain the average out of 110, do the following proportion:

average (out of 30) : 30 = average (out of 110) : 110
of which:        
average out of 110 =  average (out of 30) x 110

from the previous example:

average out of 110 =  26.625x110
average = 97.625


  • The average calculated by the Students Office software can vary when rounding up compared to the student’s calculation;
  • The weighted average is available onlineby logging onto your MyUniTO profile 

Last update: 08/01/2021 15:13
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