Mention of industrial doctorate

The mention of industrial doctorate is usually given to doctoral students who have achieved an industrial doctorate from the Generalitat de Catalunya. All theses may have the mention of industrial doctorate in the certificate if they meet the requirements.

Requirements to get the Mention of industrial doctorate

  • Existence of a work or commercial contract with the doctoral student. The contract may be signed by an enterprise from the private sector or from the public sector as well as by the public administration, which cannot be a university.
  • Having developed the research training in an enterprise or in the public administration in the framework of a R + D + I project, which has to be the subject of the doctoral thesis.
  • Existence of a cooperation agreement between the University and, if it is the case, a research centre and/or hospital foundation, and at least one enterprise, public administration or institution with the aim of doing the thesis.
  • Have a thesis supervisor and tutor designated by the UB and related to the doctoral programme, as well as a responsible person designated by the enterprise or the public administration, who could be one of the supervisors of the thesis in accordance with the doctoral regulations.
  • The dedication of time of the doctoral student to the research project has to be distributed between the enterprise or the public administration and the university.
  • The Mention of industrial doctorate can only be awarded when the cooperation agreement has been signed during the first academic year to do the research work.

Procedures to get the Mention of industrial doctorate if you have a grant of the Generalitat

Once you got a grant of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Doctoral School will add the information and documentation to your qualification records in order to get the Mention.

Procedures to get the Mention of industrial doctorate without a grant of the Generalitat

In case you do not have any grant for projects of the Generalitat de Catalunya, you have to contact the Doctoral School in order to inform you about the necessary documentation and procedures to follow. 

DOCTORAL SCHOOL

​Gran Vía, 582, 1º
08011 Barcelona

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​Email: escola.doctorat@ub.edu