The tutor is responsible for ensuring that the ratio between training and research activity is appropriate.
The tutor can be a doctor with proven research experience associated with the department or School that is organising the programme, who will be responsible for overseeing the interaction of the doctoral candidate with the Academic Committee. Once the candidate has been accepted on the doctoral programme, the relevant Academic Committee will assign a tutor to the doctoral candidate, who may also be the thesis supervisor.
Once the doctoral candidate’s tutor has been selected, the Academic Committee may change that tutor at any time during the doctorate period provided that there are justified grounds for doing so.
Full integration into the structure and activities of the Doctorate School in accordance with the regulations established herein for doctoral programmes.
The use of adequate and accessible academic facilities and the availability of the appropriate resources for their activity as a tutor.
Academic recognition of tutoring within the statutory framework established by the University for doctoral studies.
Participation in the training activities for tutors offered by the Doctorate School to comply with their supervisory responsibilities of doctoral candidates.
All the rights that are recognised by general legislation, in the regulations of the Government of Catalonia and the statutes and regulations of the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.
To sign the commitment document defining the duties for the supervision of doctoral candidates, in the form established by the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya.
To assist their doctoral candidates in the educational process and provide them with information, guidance and resources for learning.
To facilitate the creation of a career path for their doctoral candidates.
To regularly review the personalised activity document of their doctoral candidates.
To endorse and report on the Research Plan of their doctoral candidates on a regular basis.
To facilitate the transition of their doctoral candidates to the labour world, the start of their professional career and access to ongoing training.
To address the needs of doctoral candidates with disabilities in accordance with the guidelines established by the UIC.
To sign the undertaking to comply with the Code of Good Practices adopted by the Doctorate School.