1. Students may obtain a degree programme shortening when changing to a new Sapienza degree programme (art. 10), transferring from other universities (art. 44), applying for exam recognition after withdrawal from studies (art. 48) or for exam recognition after forfeiture of student status (art. 34), as a consequence of a change of academic system (art. 38), in case of a new enrolment when students already hold an Italian or foreign degree (art. 17) and, as provided for by the University Educational regulations, if they hold a Professional Master Course or a Postgraduate Course certificate. In the two latter cases, maximum 12 ECTS will be recognised. Students holding an Italian degree shall submit the application to the relating Student Office within the deadline prescribed for enrolment.