Check here the email address you should contact for each procedure or management.
If you have already received the email notification of you admission from the Doctoral School, you can now complete the self-enrolment and send the documentation later; you have time until the date indicated in step 1.
Below you will find information on how to enrol in the first year of the PhD at UAB. There are 7 simple steps:
The information in this enrollment section for the following academic year is updated on July 1 of each year.
Remember that ALL THE DOCUMENTS MUST BE ATTESTED, and if it is issued by a country other than Spain it must be LEGALISED and ATTESTED. The attested can be done by the institution that has issued the certificate and title or also by these other institutions.
This documentation must be sent to the Doctoral School by certified mail or by courier before December 22, 2020 (you cannot bring it personally) to the following address:
If you have been conditionally admitted while waiting for the Master's Degree, once you have it, you have to advance it to address firstname.lastname@example.org, before doing the self-registration (you must identify yourself by indicating your ID / passport, NIU, name and surname) and you must send it to us according to the instructions in the previous paragraph.
If you are not a Spanish citizen, you can download the Handbook for international students, where you can find useful information about the UAB, the legal procedures to be done before and after your arrival at the University, information about accommodation and other useful topics, such as cost of living, and language courses, among other services. Please visit the International Support Service page for more information on legal requirements (visa, student residence permit, etc.) or contact International.Welcome.Point@uab.cat directly.
Documents to submit (before 22/12/2020):
The Doctoral School will review the documentation received and your online registration. If the documentation is not complete, the School will send you the claim for the documentation by mail informing you of the deadline you have to submit it. If when reviewing the online registration we find any incident, we will also notify you by emial. The Doctoral School will carry out these revies between Janyary and April 2021.
For the academic year 2020-2021, the cost of the fees is as follows (provisional prices pending the price decree that will be published in July 2020):
There are two prices, depending on whether the access qualification is from within or outside Spain:
The fees include:
Complementary insurance: NOT INCLUDED IN THE STANDARD FEES. Complementary insurance is a service offered by the university to cover accident and travel insurance and is available to all students registered at the UAB. If you wish to take out complementary insurance you must do so at the time of registration. If you are thinking of taking part in an exchange programme outside Spain or you are spending a research period abroad you should take out complementary mobility insurance.
The Doctoral School recommends that you take out complementary insurance for your PhD studies.
If you have to register for bridging courses, you must register for and obtain these credits during the first year of the PhD, making the appropriate payment of the fees as set out for the Master’s degree to which they belong. If you are an applicant from outside the EU you must pay the corresponding fee.
Scholarships and grants:
If you are a grant holder or you have any other fee reduction please see the prices that apply in this document (in Catalan). If your scholarship is not related in this table, you will have to pay the registration fee (the PhD students of CONACYD -Mexico- must pay the registration fee).
If the scholarship or scholarship contract or a grant to pay the tuition is awarded in one of these institutions, you mus send and email to email@example.com, indicating your full name, the NIA / NIU and the name of the specific institution that is responsible for the amount of your tuition. The Doctoral Scholl will make a registration by invoice and will send you the proof by email. The procedure to make the payment will be managed between the Doctoral School and the institution.
If you cannot do the self-enrolment because you have a scholarship or a specific aid that is not included in any of the two documents indicated above, you can contact the Doctoral School at firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating your full name, the NIA / NIU and the scholarship or aid you have.
If you have a Large Family card or certification of any degree of disability issued by the Generalitat de Catalunya, check that the information appears in the Registration Payment. In the event that i does not appear or that you have renewed the last course and you have not given it to us, you must send a copy, before making the enrollment, at email@example.com (you must identify yourself by indicating your ID / passport, NIU, name and surname).
If the Large Family card or Certificate of any degree of disability is issued by the rest of the communities in Spain or you have any other certification that involves a deduction in the registration fee, you must send a copy, fegore doing the self-registration, to firstname.lastname@example.org (you must identify yourself by indicating your ID / passport, NIU, name and surname).
Attention! At the time you enroll, you will also be asked if you want to pay the following optional fees: SAF, Fundació Autònoma Solidària and Complementary Insurance. If you want to pay them, you only need to mark them. You do not have to select the rest of the rates that appear on the same screen.
Methods of payment:
To make the self-registration you only need to have a bank card or a bank account (Spanish or European direct debit) where you want the registration fee charged
For more information about payment methods, payment dates, etc. please click here.
Once you have registered if you do not make full payment of the fees you will be charged a surcharge on the next payment. See here the consequences of non-payment of fees.
If you have already paid the registration fee and need an invoice for a company or institution, you can request it by mail to email@example.com (you mus identify yourself by indicating your ID / passport, NIU, name and surname), indicating your personal data and the data of the company or institution in this invoice request (it is essential to fill in all the data requested by the document in order to manage it). Check this list if the company or institution that pays for your registration is registered. If it is not, you must also fill, in typescript, this document.
Payments made by bank transfer are not accepted.
You cannot self-register:
Other optional services that you can pay for when you register. These services ar not mandatory, but are VOLUNTARY.
Other optional services offered by the UAB which you can sign up for once you have registered: for the PhD:
To enroll for the 2020-2021 academic year, you do not have to come to the Doctoral School, you will have to do it online. In this section you will find the link to access.
Once you have read the above information, remember that the deadline for self-enrollment is a maximum of one month from the date of admission, which is indicated in the admission letter. After this month, if you have not made the registration, you will lose the admission and the assigned place and you must apply again, if there are places available.
Remember that if you have been conditionally admitted waiting for you to provide the master's degree, once you have it you have to advance it to us, before doing the self-registration, to firstname.lastname@example.org (you must identify yourself by indicating your DNI / passport, NIU, name and surname) and you must send it to us according to the instructions in point 1, 'Documentation'.
The subject you have to enroll in is 69501 - First review.
If you must enroll in training supplements you will not be able to do the self-registration. You will receive an email from the School that will indicate what you have to do since we will do it internally and send you the receipt.
Remember that if your studies are foreign, you must select the equivalency rate for the foreign studies degree that will only be necessary for your first enrollment. Failure to do so will result in non-payment surcharges.
You can register by clicking on the following link:
Below is a short video tutorial to show you how to register on line:
(Vídeo in catalan, working on translation)
If you do not have a password to register, you can get one at the ‘Password management’section.
You can check if your device settings is appropriate to formalize the self-enrollment by clicking this link.
Remember that for registration or any other online procedure with the UAB you can use any computer with an internet connection. You may experience problems connecting to external websites if you are using a corporate computer. Check that your workplace has computers with free website access. If you have any problems you can check the technical requirements at this link.
NEW! When you register on line you can also manage your direct debit payments from a Spanish or European bank account, or a bank payment card. Payment using a bank card can be made even if you are from outside the European Union. If you choose this option remember to choose the Point of Sale (POS) option on the fees payment screen.
Payment by bank transfer is not accepted.
If you are a PhD student from abroad and you have to renew your residence permit, you can still register on line. To renew your residence permit you will be asked for a printed copy of the online-registration document and a copy of proof of payment of the fees either by direct debit or by bank card.
If you are unable to register on line because you are a grant holder or have some other kind of financial aid (see the conditions in this document, you need to do in person to the School for Doctoral Studies. Remember that you need to make an appointment. You can also authorise somebody to register for you. . You must provide written authorisation indicating the person who will register for you and attaching a copy of your identity document (DNI, NIE or passport). That person must make a general appointment (not an appointment to register for the first year) to be seen to register for you and must indicate your full name.
If you have problems registering for the first year of the PhD in person, please contact email@example.com (closed in August) (if you send an email, you must identify yourself by indicating your ID / passport, NIU, name and surname).
At the end of the self-enrolment process, when you make the confirmation, you will obtain the supporting document of the registration that you can save on your computer or send it to you by email. You can present this document to third parties as proof of registration, together with proof of payment (direct debit charge or receipt of the card charge).
Once you have made the confirmation, the registration is recorded and you will not receive any other communication from the university as you have done it.
Check the previous points, since they also apply to you.
If you are a foreign PhD student who has to renew your residence permit, you can self-register. To manage the residence permit, you will only be asked for a printed copy of the self-registration you have made and a copy of the charge that has been made in your bank account if you have select direct debit or the proof of payment by card.
If you come from abroad, see this link and you will find a lot of general information that can be useful. Also check out this welcome video where you will find specific information that will be very useful to you.
If you are not a citizen of the Spanish State, you can consult the Practical Guide for international students, where you will find useful information about the UAB, the legal procedures to carry out before and after your arrival at the university, as well as accommodation, cost of life, language courses and other services. You can visit the page of the International Support Service to obtain information on legal procedures (visas, stay authorization, etc.) or contact directly with International.Support@uab.cat.
Once you have registered:
Once you have registered, paid the fees and provided the access documents, you will be considered a PhD student of the UAB. To register for the second and subsequent years you can use the online registration system on any computer.
If you need to renew or replace your student card you should go to the same branch of the bank or choose the option “Request a university card” at the “Services” section of http://sia.uab.cat.