Training activities

The PhD programmes include research training that is both transferrable and specific to the area of each programme and consists of both compulsory and optional activities.

All the activities that the PhD student must complete are recorded in an activities document, but in any case there are compulsory activities that must be completed in the first academic years. It may also include transferrable activities offered by the same university.

Other professional who are not PhD holders may participate in these activities as long as they hold a relevant qualification in the corresponding area.

You can also do other mobility, under the Erasmus programme, both studies and internships. Check the information in the corresponding links.

To include these activities in your academic record, please check this video (click on the subtitle icon at the bottom right corner).

For this PhD programme the following training activities are scheduled.

Mandatory activities:

  • Oral presentations or posters at national or international conferences
    PhD students must give an oral or poster presentation on aspects of their doctoral thesis at a national or international conference on clinical psychology or a related area.
  • Attendance at a minimum of 20 hours of seminars or lectures given by experts in the subject area
    Students must attend seminars or lectures on clinical and health psychology or a related area, given by experts. Students must also attend the defense of at least two doctoral dissertations of the programme.


Optional activities:


  • Research paper sent to a high-impact scientific journal
    Students must write a research paper on aspects of their doctoral thesis and submit this, as lead authors, for publication in a high-impact scientific journal.

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