Procedure to obtain “International Doctoral” mention

REQUIREMENTS

The mention “International Doctor” will give to doctoral thesis at University of Castilla-La Mancha whose preparation and defense collect the follwing requirements:

a) That, during the period of training necessary to obtain doctor title, the doctoral student has completed a minimun stay of three months out of Sapin (or in periods of at least one month that totaling three months) at an institutio of higher education or prestigious research center, studying or making research works. Stay and activities have to be endorsed by the director and authorized by Academic Committee, and incorporated into the activities’ document of doctoral student.

b) That part of the thesis, at least the summary and conclusions, has been written and is presented in one of the common languages for scientific communication in its fild of knowledge, different of the official languages in Spain. This rule shall not apply when the stays, reports and experts come from a Spanish-speaking country.

c) That the thesis has been informed by a minimun of two expert doctors belonging to an institution of higher education of no Spanish research institute.

d) In the Assessment Courts of Doctoral Thesis will have to take part at least one expert doctor belonging to an institution of higher education or non-Spanish research institution, with doctor title, different to the responsible of the stay outside Spain referred to in paragraph a).

DOCUMENTATION

Students who want to obtain “International Doctoral” mention, in addition to the general documents for reading thesis, must submit the following:

  • Application for accreditation of International Doctoral in which is specified language for the thesis defense.Word (Spanish)
  • Report (Word (Spanish)Word (English)) of two doctors who are an institution of higher education or research foreign institution, accompanied by the suitability report (Word (Spanish)Word (English)).
  • Certificate issued by the foreign institution where has made the stay, indicating the star and end date, endorsed by the thesis director and authorized by the academic commission. At least 3 months of stay abroad in one or more periods of at least one month will be credited.
  • In assessment courts of the thesis will have to take part at least one doctor belonging to a university or research institution not Spanish, different to the responsible of the stay made outside Spain. The substitution of this person by another who meets the same condition should be provided.