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Cross-disciplinary training activities

The URV offers a range of cross-disciplinary training activities that doctoral students can choose to complement their scientific training.

These activities are common to all doctoral programmes. They broaden the knowledge of students, fostering generic skills and interdisciplinary relations between them.

See the cross-disciplinary training activities for the current academic year

Specific training activities

In addition to the cross-disciplinary training activities, the doctoral programme includes a series of specific training activities (some optional and some compulsory).

The URV's doctoral programme in Law offers the possibility of two specific training activities: assistant teaching and training in seminars.

a) Assistant teaching is intended to improve the doctoral students' ability to transmit to the university community the knowledge that they acquire during the preparation of their thesis.

b) Seminars encourage doctoral students to create and develop a specific research project based on original and innovative ideas within their area of ​​knowledge, because contact with other specialists in the field will offer new approaches and ways to carry out the project.

Mobility and scientific exchange activities

The doctoral programme can be taken entirely at the URV, or it can be taken through distance learning if so agreed with the thesis supervisor. However, mobility is an added value to the doctoral training, so it is usually recommended that students undertake a research stay abroad.

If a research stay outside Spain is undertaken for a minimum of three months, and the requirements of Royal Decree 99/2011 are met, the doctoral students may obtain the International Doctor Mention.

More information about the mobility: Mobility