Step 1: Finish your first draft
Step 2: Submit it to your supervisor by email or in print
Step 3: Modify the first draft based on your supervisor's feedback
Step 4: Submit it to the Ph.D. Program Coordinator, after approval of supervisor
Step 5: Ph.D. Program Coordinator submits it to external examiners. This process takes about two months.
Step 6: Modify the draft based on external examiners' comments.
Step 7: Ph.D. Program Coordinator announces the oral defense date
Step 8: Oral defense
Step 9: Submit one copy (PDF) to USI library
Step 10: Submit one copy (hard cover) to Faculty's Dean Office, usually to Paola Tonolla
Step 11: Print one copy and gift to your supervisor, but it is not compulsory
Happy graduation! You made it!