There are four main roles in the Doctorate Programme:
- Dissertation Supervisors and Co-Supervisors
- Doctoral Advisers
- PhD Students
- Doctoral Academic Commission
The Doctoral Programme Academic Commission (CAPD) is the primary management body for the doctoral programme where the progress of the PhD students is defined, coordinated, supervised and evaluated during their research and education process. Likewise, they are the ones who evaluate and authorise dissertation defence for all the PhD students.
The tutor is the person who together with the director accompanies the student in the process of research to ensure an effective relationship between the student and the Academic Committee of the Doctoral Programme.
The tutor will be a doctor with accredited research experience linked to the research lines of the doctoral programme, whose duties will be:Thesis Tutor Functions
The director is the person who together with the tutor accompanies the student in the process of research. A thesis director, and co-director if necessary, will be assigned within six months of registration. The director (and if applicable the co-director ) may or may not be the same person as the tutor.
The director may be any doctor, whether Spanish or not, with accredited research experience, independent of the university, centre or institution using his or her services.
PROCEDURE FOR CHANGE OF TUTOR, DIRECTOR OR CO-DIRECTOR
Profesorado encargado de la dirección de tesis: