What do I need to do if I am interested in undertaking a Doctorate programme?
- Check if you have to undertake the study period or if you can access the research period (periodo de formación o periodo de investigación).
- Make sure you have the required University qualifications and meet the specific admission requirements to the Doctorate programme.
- You can obtainmore information on each one of the Doctorate programmes in academic programmes. Carefully read all the information provided through the links relating to pre-registration (preinscripción), admission, enrolment (matrícula), Doctoral thesis and their corresponding calendars.
New students will be admitted onto doctoral programmes regulated by Royal Decree 1393/2007 until 31 December 2013. As of 1 January 2014, the new doctoral programmes will commence (Royal Decree 99/2011), and admission will be onto them alone.
Students studying towards doctorates regulated by Royal Decree must defend their doctoral thesis before 10 February 2016.