You must meet one of the requirements established in the normative that regulates doctoral studies.
For more information follow this link: Access and admission in an Official Doctoral Program of the UVa
Additionally, the Academic Committee of each doctoral program may determine additional specific admission requirements which you can check in the detailed information of each program available on the web.
To apply for admission in a doctoral program you must complete a specific application form and submit it to the Coordinator of the doctoral program with copies of the required documents.
The Academic Committee of the doctoral program will resolve the admission and will communicate it to the applicant and the Administrative Secretary of the Doctoral School.
There are two application periods established and they usually are in September, the first one, and another in February for those programs with vacancies after the first application period.
To be part of a doctoral program as a PhD student it is indispensable to formalize the enrollment either way by attending the Administrative Secretary of the Doctoral School, which is situated in Casa del Estudiante, C/ Real de Burgos, s/n, Valladolid, or by e-mail: email@example.com
It is convenient to check on the web the required documents you must submit to formalize the enrollment.
Enrollment costs are annually fixed by the Castilla and León Regional Government in the Decree of public prices.
You can pay your enrollment in every Santander Bank presenting the promissory note provided by the Administrative Section of the Doctoral School, or you can set up a direct debit, for what you will be asked for your bank account.
You must renew your enrollment, during the established periods, every year you attend a doctoral program. The lack of enrollment renewal will cause drop from the doctoral program unless you are allowed by the Academic Committee for a temporary leave of one year, extendable one more year.
Cancellation of your enrollment may be requested in writing to the Administrative Secretary of the Doctoral School, within the next month after the enrollment period has finished. During this mentioned period you have the right to the refund of the academic fees (but not the administrative fees).
After the stated period limit above mentioned, cancellation of your enrollment does not give the right to the refund of fees and you will still be requested for the payment of the pending amounts.
Yes, in case of nonpayment or lack of the required documentation, always preceded by the appropriate request for the payment or documents needed for the correct formalization of the enrollment.
No. The amount to pay for the enrollment is established by the Decree of public prices which is annually approved by the Autonomous Community and it is the same for part-time students and for full-time students.
To check enrollment fees and possible discounts, see: Enrollment, Fees and prices.
The whole offer of doctoral programs of the University of Valladolid is shown on the website in the section named Offer. Currently there are 29 doctoral programs. We recommend you to look carefully at the detailed information of each doctoral program in order to know its research lines and to verify if they meet your academic background or the fields in which you want to develop your research work.