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.
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).
For the doctoral programme of Social Work, the specific activities are as follows:
1. An annual conference focusing on a general research topic with specific content on Social Work.
2. Various courses and lectures that take advantage of the presence in departments of researchers and lecturers specialised in topics related to the doctorate.
3. An annual monitoring seminar in which doctoral students present the state of development of their theses to doctoral students and lecturers of the same programme.
Mobility and scientific exchange activities
The doctoral programme can be conducted entirely at the URV, on visits to the other universities participating in the programme, or in distance mode (if agreed with your 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