Request for admission to the final examination/to the evaluation procedure or for an extension/postponement

Doctoral candidates enrolled in A.Y. 2015/2016 and in their last year of the programme (as well as candidates who applied for an extension last academic year) shall apply for admission to the final examination/to the evaluation procedure or for an extension/postponement to the following academic year.

How to apply
The application must be submitted using the ONLINE SYSTEM (available starting from the 14th June 2016).

- 9 September 2016 for those doctoral students whose programme officially ends on 31 October 2016
- 11 November 2016 for those doctoral students whose programme officially ends on 31 December 2016

Stamp duty and other fees
- To be admitted to the final examintation/evaluation procedure you must pay a fee of € 72,00 (which includes 2 virtually collected stamp duty of € 16,00 each);
- Applicants for an extention/postponement must pay a fee of € 16,00 (a virtually collected stamp duty).

Payment can be carried out by credit card or money transfer. Instructions can be found on the application online. 

Delivery and evaluation of the doctoral thesis:
Final examination for candidates enrolled in cycle 28 and previous
Final examination for candidates enrolled from cycle 29 onward

Doctor Europaeus and final examination in the framework of a co-tutelle de thèse agreement
PhD students interested in obtaining the label of Doctor Europaeus may visit the webpage
PhD students on a co-tutelle programme are invited to carefully check with the hosting institution the necessary requirements to be awarded the degree.

Delivery of the doctorate diploma
If not directly given at the end of the successful final examination session, within three months after successful final examination doctorate diplomas are usually ready for delivery at the Divisione Supporto Corsi di Dottorato e Alta Formazione (see in the box “contacts”).
You will be noticed when your diploma is available you will be notified.  
You can collect your diploma in person. Should you decide to have it collected by another person or shipped via post, please fill in and send the relevant form available in the box “Download”.
In case of loss, theft or damage a duplicate of the diploma can be requested. Instructions can be found in the box  “Download”. 
Regarding the collection of diploma obtained in 1987-1998, it is required to contact MIUR, instead.

Email account after the award of title
The email account “username [at]”, which is assigned to all registered doctoral students, is deactivated after the award of the title.
Doctoral title holders will be assigned a new email account with the extension “username [at]”. This account has no time limit and is accessible through the credentials already on your possession. The University of Trento will keep you posted  with notices or information via this account. Further information at