The graduation examination
The written thesis will be submitted by the graduating student and discussed with a committee of at least five members, appointed by the Rector of the University of Parma in accordance with the University of Parma's Teaching Regulations (Art. 39, paragraph 2).
Members of the Degree Committee may be professors/instructors belonging to the courses of philosophical studies at affiliated universities, teaching assistants - the latter defined pursuant to Article 38, paragraph 11, of the University of Parma's Teaching Regulations - and professors/instructors belonging to other Faculties or other Universities (Italian and foreign). Professors/instructors from the philosophical studies courses of the partner universities must constitute the majority of the committee. The President is chosen from among the tenured professors, in accordance with Article 39, paragraph 5, of the University of Parma Teaching Regulations.