Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Commission Resolutions

  • An assessment report on the proposals for Masters' Studies and Doctoral Studies Programs, according to the criteria for quality established beforehand by the University. This same report will be put before the Governing Council. In issuing the report, positive value will be assigned to the degree of international projection of the Teaching Staff and of the Program, and will include an analysis of the feasibility and strategic appropriateness of the proposal concerned and its compliance with current regulations. The Commission will evaluate positively the academic quality of the program concerned, to which end consideration will be given to the adequacy of the teaching and research, or professional, background of the group of those who will undertake the teaching; its coherence; the prior basis of the Study Plan and the interdisciplinarity that it sets out; the system of coordination and tutorials put forward; together with the monitoring and quality improvement procedures to be employed.
  • Biennial assessment report on the monitoring of Masters' and Doctoral Studies Programs.
  • Proposals made to the Principal concerning the admission to an official Master's or Doctoral Program of students with non-homologated studies from universities abroad, and likewise the homologation of Master's and Doctoral Qualifications from universities abroad.
  • The authorization, where appropriate, of the participation of professionals and researchers not belonging to the university teaching staff in these Studies.
  • The authorization of modifications to already implemented Study Plans which do not involve a change in the essential character and aims of the Qualification concerned, subject to their being approved as such by the Council of Universities.
  • To ensure the setting up of internal procedures for guaranteeing quality control in each area of Study.