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Thesis

At the end of the First Levele Degree program, students are required to write a thesis under the supervision of a professor. Few days before the official graduation date, students discuss their work in front of a committee made up of professors belonging to areas close to the topic of the theses. On the day of the official graduation, after the final committee decides the grades of the candidates, an official ceremony takes place.

Rules for the final exam (thesis), including grading system [pdf, currently in Italian].

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Procedures

In order to start working on their thesis, students can contact one or more professors and agree on a topic.

Student are required to register to a graduation session via UniWeb, meeting the deadline given by the University. Detailed instructions can be found on this webpage of the University [in Italian].

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Format of the title page

The title page of the thesis should contain the following information (centered on separate lines)

  • "Università degli Studi di Padova"
  • "Dipartimento di Matematica"
  • the name of the Department of the supervisor (only if it is another Department)
  • "Corso di Laurea in Matematica"
  • title of the thesis
Then the following information should follow (not necessarily centered):
  • name of the supervisor
  • matriculation number and name of the student
  • official graduation date

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Note on "Redazione di un testo scientifico"

Students are required to pass a test called "Redazione di un testo scientifico" ("Writing a scientific text"). After the student completes the application for graduation, this exam is automatically recorded on Uniweb by the professor in charge (the director of the degree program), with no need for the student to make an explicit request.

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