This PhD program admits students with training in human sciences, social sciences, experimental and technological sciences or health sciences that meet the requirements of access to the doctorate program established by current legislation, and who are interesting in completing their training by acquiring advanced skills in research in the field of the history of science. The specific requirements of the program have been established to ensure a PhD student profile that maximizes the probabilities of success in the program. The candidate must have recognized experience in research, deep knowledge of conceptual frameworks and basic tools in History of Science and ability to assimilate new knowledge.
In general, to gain access to an official PhD programme the candidate must hold a Spanish degree or equivalent and a Master's degree.
Access may be granted where the following cases apply:
Admission to the PhD programme is decided by the Rector and depends on having passed the bridging courses, where they exist.
This PhD programme has the following specific admission requirements.
This PhD programme applies the following evaluation criteria.
Successful completion of the inter-university Master's Degree in History of Science: Science, History and Society (UAB-UB) qualifies for access to the PhD programme.
The admission process for PhD programmes may require the applicant to have passed specific bridging courses according to their previous education, as well as research initiation training which takes place as official postgraduate activities organised by the university.
In terms of fees and grants, these specific bridging courses are considered to be at PhD level and are not factored into the established limit.
The UAB PhD programs are onsite.
Candidates who wish to access a PhD programme must apply to the academic committee for admissions using the online application form and follow the procedure established by the coordinators or administrative managers responsible for the PhD programme for the proposal of a tutor and thesis supervisor.You can find more information about the academic tutor and supervisor of the thesis in the section "Lines and supervision" in this file.
Before beginning your application make sure you satisfy the admission requirements, have all the necessary documents which you will need to scan and have seen the admissions calendar.
If you want to apply for a place on a PhD programme, please note the sections that you must fill in on the application form.
The applicant must also propose if he wants to do the thesis full-time or part-time. You will find more information on this page.
We recommend that you check this video before starting the application (in Spanish):
Consult some indications that may be useful for you to pre-register online:
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Once your application has been saved, you will enter the selection process. You will receive the result of the resolution in a personalized way in the email that you indicated in the application for admission, according to the schedule of the doctoral program. Check the spam tray to verify that it has not been treated as junk mail.
This PhD programme has, for the 2019-2020 academic year, the following pre-registration periods:
For more information about the doctorate, you can visit the Cehic website.
The Doctoral School, following the indications of the coordination of the PhD programme, can issue before the start of the term of admission of an academic course, or before the end of the term of resolution, letters of admission so that you can request a scholarship or to do the visa procedures in your country. It is only necessary that you enter your application in the computer application and that you indicate it in the Observations field, where you must indicate that you need a letter of admission and the scholarship to which you are opting. If the computer application is closed, you can contact the coordination of the programme.
If you need a preadmission, the coordination of the programme can issue it if it considers it appropriate. You must contact the coordination of the programme to inform you of the procedure.
On the International Support Service website you can see more information about future foreign students related to residencies in Catalonia, legal procedures and the UAB campus.
Monitoring your application
You can monitor your application using the same page as you made it. Below are the explanations of the different stages:
Applicants must be able to accredit before the coordinators or academic managers of the PhD programme that their previous studies are sufficient for access to a PhD programme in accordance with prevailing legislation and must provide this obligatory documents relatet to previous studies (degree and academic certificates) on registering (see the required documents in the 'Documents to be submitted for registration' point on the 'Enrolment' section in this website).
In the 'Admission' section you can also see all the possible paths for access to PhD programmes that are permitted under the current regulations.
The required documents may be presented in Catalan, Spanish or English. Any documents issued in French, Italian or Portuguese can be presented as translations carried out by the UAB Language Service. Applicants must organise their own translations and pay for them. For documents issued in any other language, they must be presented as translation into Catalan, Spanish or English by a sworn translator, working for any diplomatic or consular service of Spain abroad or the Spanish consular or diplomatic representation of the applicant’s national country.
To legalise the documentation accrediting studies carried out abroad, follow the procedure set out in the 'Legalisation' section on this website. Non-legalised documents may be presented for admission to the PhD programme even though legalisation will be required for the registration stage.
If, at the time of application, you still do not have the corresponding certificate or provisional certificate, because you have not yet completed your studies you must indicate this on the application form and admission proposal in the 'Academic details' section, by marking the option "Pending completion'.
Regarding certifications and titles, you must attach the corresponding documentation according to the previous official studies.
|Compulsory Documents||How to attach in the computer application|
||Certification Degree / Bachelor / Master's Degree / DEA / cert. 2 years of Specialist / PhD Programme|
||Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree or DEA / T.Specialist in Health Sciences / Spanish PhD's Degree|
||Copy of DNI or Passport|
|Optional Documents||How to attach in the computer application|
||Acceptance document from thesis supervisor|
||Acceptance document from academic tutor|
||Relevant publications, work experience and / or projects|
In addition to the documentation that each programme indicates, two documents (Other documents1 and Other documents2) that serve as a wildcard are attached for each programme so that the interested person can attach other documents that he or she considers appropriate or that the PhD programme indicates.
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