At the end of every academic year, the Phd Students are required  to deliver to the PhD Board a report regarding the research activity carried out during the year.

The Accademic Board upon the evaluuation of the report approves the access to the following year of studies.







At the End of every academic year for acceptance to the following year


The PhD students are required to upload:

- Report on their annual activities;

- Excel sheet regarding the courses attended, Authorization form and Training Certificate for the external coures;

In October:

  • it will be held the Presentations of the annual work; 
  • The PhD board will rule on the recognition of CFUs and the acceptance of students to the following year.

During the year


the PhD students can submit applications to the Academic Council:

  • authorization and confirmation for the period abroad;
  • work compatibility;
  • suspension or waiver…

End of cycle

Doctoral students, at the end of their course, are required to deliver by email to email Prof. Ferrara and
- the draft of the doctoral thesis (for the title page click here);
- the abstract of the thesis.
  • The secretariat will send the draft thesis to the reviewers.
  • The assessors have one month to examine the draft thesis.
  • The evaluations will be sent to the student and his/her tutor.
  • The student must then revise and make the necessary corrections under the supervision of the tutor.
Once the doctoral office has published the composition of the committee, you will be officially convened.
The convocations indicate the final requirements and the deadlines for sending the final thesis to the committee and to

Before the final dissertation of the thesis


The procedure is managed centrally by the University of Florence

Check the PhD page on the university website for the procedure


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