1.    Requirements. The following students may interrupt their student career for an entire academic year, provided they are enrolled on a full-time basis:

a) students with severe and prolonged illnesses, duly certified (art. 9 paragraph 4 of Legislative Decree no. 68 of March 29, 2012);

b) pregnant students;

c) students in the first year of the birth/adoption of a son or daughter (Academic Senate of October 12, 2021).

2.    Application submission. The stamped application must be submitted between September 1 and November 9, 2023, attaching appropriate documentation proving the right to interruption. The application must be sent by means of a ticket addressed to the relevant Student Affairs Office by connecting to the link and filling in the form "Interruzione della carriera per un anno" available in the service. Before sending the application, the student must check on Infostud that a valid identity document has been uploaded (section "Profile>Personal documents").

The career interruption is ordered by January 31, 2024.

The Student Affairs Office will, upon request, provides a copy of the career interruption resolution.

3.    Restrictions. No more than two career interruptions are permitted within each degree programme. The application for a career interruption is made in lieu of enrolment and is not revocable during the academic year.

4.    Exams and academic career related activities. Students who benefit from the career interruption must not sit exams in the academic year relating to the request, under penalty of having them cancelled, nor may they carry out any academic career activity. The year of interruption is not considered either for the purposes of the deadline for obtaining the degree or for the purposes of determining additional years fuoricorso.

5.    Certificates. During the same period, it is possible to apply for student career certificates to be issued. These will state the period of the career interruption and the details of the measure by which it was ordered. To protect privacy, no indication of the reason for the career interruption is made on the certificates or other student career documents.

6.    Resumption of the academic career. When resuming an academic career, a "fixed fee" for the year of the career interruption amounting to 290 euros must be paid - within the deadlines set for the first instalment of tuition fees. As it is a fixed fee, this amount is not related to the first instalment due for the degree programme in the year the career interruption is requested. The Student Affairs Office, upon request, will produce on Infostud the amount to be paid.

The request must be sent by email from the student's institutional email address, using the Domanda/Istanza form, published on the Student Forms page, Downloads section

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Disabled students with a disability rating equal to or greater than 66% or with a disability certificate in accordance with Article 3, paragraph 1 of Law no. 104 of February 5, 1992, will pay a fixed fee of €30.

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