Pre-registration period for the academic year 2024-25 is OPEN until September 9, 2024.


STEP 1 . Once the pre-registration period is open, the interested person must complete the online registration for the doctoral program from the web link to the application.

STEP 2. In order to carry out the pre-registration process, you must have the following mandatory documentation at hand:

  • Photocopy of the DNI/NIF/NIE/passport.
  • Updated Curriculum vitae.
  • Photocopy of the respective documents that certify the fulfillment of the academic requirements according to the previous studies that grant you access to the Doctorate: Degree and master's title and academic transcript with the average grade. (For other access paths, Consult the Previous Studies and Documentation Guide).
  • Research Proposal
  • Motivation letter (according to template)
  • Letter of support from the director (according to template)

In the event of proposing a director from outside UIC Barcelona, their CV must necessarily be attached, reflecting their adequacy to carry out the supervision tasks, that is: number of doctoral theses they have directed and, if applicable, the number of recognized six-year research terms.

STEP 3. The candidate is advised to contact their possible thesis director or the person in charge of the line of research of interest to carry out a pre-screening interview before presenting all the documentation. (In order to complete the pre-registration process in the application, the letter of support from the director must be attached together with the rest of the required documentation, according to the template).

STEP 4. The Secretary of the Doctoral School will check that the candidate meets the academic requirements for access to doctoral studies and that the requested documentation is complete and correct.

STEP 5. The Doctoral Academic Committee will assess the number of applications received in relation to the number of new access places available in the program and will decide whether or not to admit the candidate, taking into account the admission profile and the admission criteria specified in each program

        PhD in Architecture

        PhD in Health Sciences

        PhD in Communication, Education and Humanities

        Doctorate in Economics and Law

STEP 6. Finally, the Doctoral School will inform the candidate whether or not they have been admitted to the Program, and if applicable, they will be informed of the corresponding procedures to enroll in the doctorate.