The director

The director of the Doctoral School of the University of Barcelona is nominated and appointed by the rector of the University of Barcelona from among its renowned researchers with a minimum of three six-year terms of experience in research evaluated positively, complying with the requirements legally provided.

The following functions are the responsibility of the director of the Doctoral School:

  • To coordinate the Doctoral School of the University of Barcelona.
  • To represent the Doctoral School of the University of Barcelona when required.
  • To execute and enforce the agreements of the Steering Committee.
  • To direct the administrative and budgetary management of the Doctoral School of the University of Barcelona.
  • To exercise the functional direction of the staff of administration and services assigned to the Doctoral School of the University of Barcelona.
  • To prepare the annual report.
  • To direct and supervise the adherence to the code of good practice and to the obligations corresponding to its content on the part of the staff of the Doctoral School of the University of Barcelona, as well as to adopt the necessary measures to solve the problems that may arise.
  • To ensure that the human and material resources of the Doctoral School of the University of Barcelona's are adequate for the efficient development of the corresponding activities.
  • To inform the Steering Committee of the Doctoral School about the administrative tasks done depending on the position.
  • All other functions that are not expressly assigned to other organs of the school in this regulation or in the regulations of the doctorate.

Currently the director of the Doctoral School is Dr. Xavier Roigé Ventura. Between 2013 and 2017 the director was Dr. Enric I. Canela i Campos

The deputy director

The rector of the University of Barcelona may appoint a deputy director of the Doctoral School of the University of Barcelona at the proposal of the director of the Doctoral School from among its renowned researchers with a minimum of three six-year terms of experience in research evaluated positively, complying with the requirements legally provided.

The following functions are the responsibility of the deputy director of the Doctoral School:

  • To substitute for the director in his/her absence.
  • All functions that the director delegates to him/her.

DOCTORAL SCHOOL

​Gran Vía, 582, 1º
08011 Barcelona

Information

Phone: 934 021 754

​Email: escola.doctorat@ub.edu