Art. 42 - EXTRACURRICULAR EXAMS PURSUANT TO ART. 6 OF ROYAL DECREE NO. 1269/38

 

1.    Two courses per year. Students enrolled in bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes may enrol, in each academic year, in up to two courses of other Sapienza degree programmes (included in the 2020-2021 Course Catalogue) of the same cycle and academic system, in addition to the exams included in their degree programme. Such exams cannot be taken into account to average grades, nor the ECTS acquired thanks to them may be counted for the achievement of the degree, but they will only added to the students’ academic career.

2.    Restrictions:

a)    students enrolled in bachelor’s degree programmes may take exams, pursuant to art. 6, of single cycle degree programmes which are not typical of years subsequent to the student’s year of enrolment;

b)    on no account students enrolled in bachelor’s degree programmes are allowed to attend courses and take exams relating to subjects of master’s degree programmes;

c)    students enrolled in master’s degree programmes are not allowed to attend courses and take exams relating to subjects of bachelor’s degree programmes, unless they have been previously authorised by the competent educational bodies;

d)    students enrolled in standard degree programmes are not allowed to attend courses and take exams relating to subjects delivered in tele-teaching;

e)    students may sit exams pursuant to art. 6 of Royal Decree no. 1269/38 provided that it be in full observance also of the regulations of each degree programme; they must be therefore acquainted with the Programme Regulations of their degree programme as well as with those of the course whose exams they intend to sit.

3.    ECTS to be acquired before taking extracurricular exams. The resolutions of the Academic Senate of November 30, 2010 and December 14, 2010 established that, in order to take exams pursuant to art. 6, students must refer to the following scheme, valid for bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes:

-      students enrolled in the first year must have acquired at least 6 ECTS in their degree programme (for some degree programmes the number of ECTS increases to 18);

-      students enrolled in the second year must have acquired at least 36 ECTS in their degree programme;

-      students enrolled in the third year must have acquired at least 72 ECTS in their degree programme;

-      students enrolled in the fourth year must have acquired at least 108 ECTS in their degree programme;

-      students enrolled in the fifth year must have acquired at least 144 ECTS in their degree programme.

Students must have already acquired all the above ECTS upon submission of their application.

4.    Irregular students. Irregular students may take exams, pursuant to art. 6, provided that they have acquired the ECTS required for the last regular year, according to the standard length of their degree programme, as specified in paragraph 3 above (i.e., students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree programme must have acquired at least 72 ECTS, students enrolled in a master’s degree programme must have acquired at least 36 ECTS and so on).

5.    How and when to submit the application.

The application may be submitted, only after acquiring the ECTS indicated in paragraph 3, from the students’ institutional email account to the email address of the reference Student Affairs Office by using the “Domanda” form (without any stamp duty), available at www.uniroma1.it in the “Student Forms” section. Before submitting the application, students must check on Infostud whether their valid identity document has been correctly uploaded in the Profile>Personal Documents section.

6.    Note for Medicine and Surgery and for Dental School degree programmes. Students who wish to submit an application for courses belonging to single cycle degree programmes in Medicine and Surgery or Dental School, besides submitting the application to the competent Student Affairs Office, must also address the Educational Affairs Office of the degree programme they wish to attend and whose exams intend to take, in order to be included in the lists of attending students. After successfully passing the admission test and changing to Medicine and Surgery or Dental School degree programme, students cannot benefit any longer from the exam sessions of the previous academic year to take the missing exams, if any, pursuant to art. 6.

7.   Exceptions for graduands. Sapienza graduands who wish to enrol in a master’s degree programme may apply to take the exams referred to in this article, also in derogation of the number of exams provided for each year as per paragraph 1 of this article, only in order to acquire the ECTS required to access the master’s degree programme.

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