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:

  • Attendance at seminars or lectures given by experts in the subject area
    These are lectures given by visiting lecturers at the Department of Geology.
  • Giving a seminar on the research project
    These are seminars organised by the Department of Geology, in which PhD students present their thesis project and their current activity.

Optional activities:

  • Research paper sent to a high-impact scientific journal
    Students send at least one paper for publication in an ISI-indexed journal related to the thesis subject area.

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