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PhD in Environmental and Biomedical Microbiology

Academic year 2019-20

New student profile and admission criteria

The recommended entry profile is that of graduates or graduates who are in any of the situations referred to in Article 6 and the second additional provision of Royal Decree 99/2011 of January 28 which have skills and knowledge in one of the main research lines involved in the PhD program.

To access in a UIB doctorate you must have completed a total of 300 credits ECTS (60 of which must be on an official university master's degree course).

Also can access to the doctorate, without holding an official university masters's degree, the candidates that have obtained the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA), regulated by the Royal Decree 778/1998, of 30 April, or the Sufficiency Researcher, regulated by the Royal Decree 185/1985, or that hold a title of a bachelor's degree of 300 credits ECTS according to the European regulation.  Besides this, each Doctoral Programme, may establish specific admission requirements.

Admissions (Pre-Registration): This is the process in which the student applies for admission into the desired University programme. During this process, available places are allotted according to the admissions process and the marks obtained by each applicant. Pre-registration is open throughout the year.

The academic commission of the doctoral program will carry out the final admission of PhD students.

Tutoring plan

The academic committee of the Doctoral Programme will assign a tutor to the applicant (once he or she is admitted). The tutor will be a doctor with accredited research experience and involved in the doctoral programme. Within six months from the first enrolment, the academic committee of the doctorate will assign to every student a thesis supervisor, which may or may not be the same as the tutor. 

The direction and supervision of training activities and the doctoral thesis conform the
"Procedures for doctorates of UIB (RD99/2011)"

Composition of the Academic Committee

Coordinator
Balbina Nogales Fernández
Secretary
Rafael Bosch Zaragoza
Members
  • Sebastián Albertí Serrano
  • Jorge Lalucat Jo
  • Margarita Gomila Ribas

General objectives

Training researchers who demonstrate systematic understanding of microbiology; who master research skills and methods in this field of study; who are able to design and run projects that contribute to advancing scientific knowledge and development in society, and who are able to transmit their findings and contribute to wider knowledge of microbiology issues in both a specialised and general setting.