Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Commission

Calendar of the Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Commission

Stipulated Periods for the Processing Schedule of Official Masters’-level and Doctoral Studies

On a yearly basis the Postgraduate Studies Commission will propose an annual calendar schedule for the processing of new Masters'-level and Doctoral Studies, while taking into account the guidelines for assessment and verification as set out in the Royal Decree RD 1393/2007. In general terms, this calendar will be as follows:

  • July: mandatory submission of pre-projects to the Postgraduate Studies Commission, which will issue a preliminary assessment report.
  • September: submission of completed draft dossiers of the new proposals for the following academic year to the Postgraduate Studies Commission.
  • October: submission of the new proposals to the Governing Council.
  • November: submission of authorized proposals to the ANECA to await its assessment report on their verification.

The Doctoral Commission meets in regular session in October and February.