1. Admission to the Doctoral Programme
The number of places for new doctoral candidates, academic course 2023/2024 is: 2 places
Admission process (5 steps)
- STEP 1: Pre-enrolment can be done online here until 2 June 2023
- STEP 2: Presentation of the required documentation: until 6 June 2023
The documentation that must be provided is:
- Brief curriculum
- Photocopy of the university degree of access to the doctorate
- Photocopy of your passport or identity document
- Admission Form
- Download the access to higher education application form (in Catalan)
3. STEP 3: Validation by the Admission Panel: 15 June 2023
The Admission Panel is nominated by the Research and Doctoral Commission and is formed by three doctors: One from the University of Andorra and two from outside.
The main point to be evaluated for the candidates is:
- Interest in relation to the strategic lines of the University and / or the lines of research of the research groups and the training of the UdA.
4. STEP 4: Nominations that have been valued positively will be defended before the Admission Panel: between 17 June and 10 July 2023
The candidate will have to make a presentation with the following points
- Curriculum vitae.
- Motivation for completing a doctoral degree.
- Area of study within the field which the candidate hopes to study and its current status.
- Research project with a description of related research groups (in Andorra and internationally) and noted international forums about the chosen area of study.
- Social and economic implications for Andorra and possible applications of the chosen area of study.
- Plan for the first year of research.
The main points to be evaluated for the candidates are:
- Academic curriculum and knowledge of the field of study
- Research abilities
- Motivation and dedication of the candidate to the completion of the doctoral degree
- STEP 5: Once the panel has approved the candidate, the Research and Doctoral Commission must give final approval, which may limit the number of places according to the available budgetary resources.
The doctoral candidate will be provisionally admitted to the Doctoral Programme and the Research and Doctoral Commission will assign them a mentor, proposed by the candidate, who will guide them during the Doctoral Programme. The final acceptance will be made at the end of the second semester, and only if the candidate passes the established checkpoints and has their research project approved.