Director / Coordinator: Dr. Salvador Rus Rufino
Title: Doctorate in Economics and Government
Price: 5,000 euros * (+ tuition fees at the UIMP). Renewal of enrollment in the IUIOG by request for an extension: 250 euros / year.
Duration: 3 years (full time) or 5 years (part time). With the possibility of requesting a maximum of two extensions of one year (full-time) or two years and one more (part-time)
No. of places in the Government Area: 14* Prices subject to annual review
The Doctoral Program in Economics and Government aims to train researchers capable of making independent, innovative and significant contributions to scientific knowledge in the field of economics and government.
Students enrolled in the Doctorate in Economics and Government will obtain, upon completion and completion of the program, the Doctorate Degree from the Menéndez Pelayo International University in Economics and Government, issued by the Rector of the UIMP.We Guarantee Your Quality Training!
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For us, in addition to quality, your peace of mind comes first.Presentation and ObjectivesThis Doctorate is developed in two main areas: Economy Area, which is the responsibility of the Center for Monetary and Financial Studies (www.cemfi.es) -UIMP, and the Government Area, which is the responsibility of Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset -UIMP.
The Government area includes research related to Social Sciences: Political Science and Administration, Sociology, Demography, Law, International Relations and Cooperation, within the two broad lines of the program: Democracy, government and public administration; and Social and political change in a global world.
The main objective of this Doctoral Program is that all students receive the necessary training and advice to carry out an original research work, related to the areas covered by the program. At all times, the doctoral students will have the supervision of their respective tutors and thesis directors, who will be assigned by the Academic Committee of the program.Admission profileCandidates for the doctorate of this program must have completed a bachelor's degree (or bachelor's degree) in areas of Social Sciences such as Economics, Business Administration and Management, Law or Political Science and Sociology. Graduates of a degree (or degree) in Mathematics or Sciences, or in any type of engineering may also be admitted.
Secondly, they must have completed a university master's degree in Economics, for a doctorate in this area, or in Political Science and Public Administration, for a doctorate in the area of Government, oriented to research (at least 60 ECTS credits), or a bachelor's degree in these subject areas, which provides:• Postgraduate knowledge in the area
• Research experience at the level of Master's Thesis
• Ability to obtain, process and communicate information
• Ability to join a research group
• Ability to start a Doctoral ThesisBy way of illustration and not defining the profile, the related university master's degrees currently taught by the UIMP would meet these requirements: the Master in Economics and Finance for the Economics area or the following for the Government area: Master's Degree in Senior Public Management, Master's Degree in Government and Public Administration and Master in International Cooperation and Management of Public Policies.
Regarding language, in the Government area a minimum level of English is not required, but the accreditation of the level of any modern language (English, French, German, etc.) will be favorably valued, starting from the equivalent to level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference.
The use of new information and communication technologies is essential in any of the program areas. It is recommended to have medium-advanced knowledge in computer science (word processor, presentations, statistical programs, etc.).Development of studiesResearch Lines of the Government AreaLine 7 - Democracy, government and public administrationGovernance
High Public Management
Political CommunicationLine 8 - Social and political change in a global worldInternational cooperation
International Law and International Relations
Information and knowledge societyObligations of the PhD studentFollow the indications and recommendations of your tutor and his / her thesis supervisor in relation to the training activities you must do and inform him / her of your possible initiatives and the progress of their results.
Regularly inform the tutor and his / her thesis supervisor of the realization of such activities and the evolution of their research work, the results obtained and the problems that may arise during their training.
Integrate fully in the project assigned for their training.
Participate in scientific activities, discussion forums, seminars, etc., related to the development of their work.
Present in the terms established by the Academic Committee of the Program the Research Plan and the Document of Activities of the PhD student so that these may be valued.
Dedicate to the completion of the doctoral thesis at least the equivalent of 35 hours / week if your dedication to the program is full-time or 21 hours / week if your dedication to the program part-time dedication.
Follow the Code of Good Practices and the deontological codes of the UIMP and of the participating institutions in the Doctoral Program.
Perform and pass the training activities described in the verification report of the doctoral program and those entrusted to him / her by the tutor and / or the thesis director, with the approval of the Academic Committee of the Program.
Keep secret the confidential data that the director / s of the thesis, the tutor or any other member of the research team in which it is integrated provide, as well as to use the information obtained exclusively in the realization of the thesis of doctorate
Not to disclose or transfer to third parties, even in cases of change in the address of the thesis, information about the work or materials produced by the investigation, own or of the group, in which it participates, without obtaining the corresponding authorization from / the previous / is a thesis director, expressly and in writing.
Recognize the contribution of their tutor and / or director / s in the oral or written dissemination of their results.
Respect and value the work of management, administration and tasks related to the research activity, as well as make good use of the material resources and facilities available.EnrollmentTo request pre-admission to the program, those interested should send the following documentation by email to firstname.lastname@example.org:Signed pre-admission application form for doctoral studies (click here to download)
Proposal for the assignment of the Thesis Director signed in original by the latter (click here to download it), attaching to the same curriculum vitae of the proposed doctor. If no proposal is presented at the time of application for admission, the Academic Committee of the program will assign a director within three months of enrollment.
Certified photocopy of the NIF, in the case of Spanish citizens, or passport in the case of foreigners.
Curriculum Vitae where the academic record of the degree or degree, academic record of the Master's degree, language level, and other merits must be reflected.
Declaration of signed interest (maximum two pages), detailing the reasons why you want to join the program, the line or lines of research of your interest and professional expectations.
Research project (extension between 1,000 and 2,000 words), which will detail title, subject, review of knowledge and working hypothesis, and study material and method.
Certified photocopy of the Degree or Bachelor's degree (legalized in the case of studies carried out outside of Spain or of the European Higher Education Area-EHEA) or a certified photocopy of the receipt of payment of the issuance rights.
Original or certified photocopy of personal academic certification (legalized in the case of studies carried out outside Spain or the EHEA) of the Degree or Degree.
Certified photocopy of the Spanish Master's degree, or of the EHEA, or of a Master's degree completed outside of Spain (legalized), or of the DEA (for students of the 98 plan) or of the granting of the Research Proficiency (for the students of the 85 plan ).
Original or certified photocopy of personal academic certification of the degree or degree.Students who have completed the University Master studies that give access to the Doctorate at the UIMP will only have to present the first 7 documents, unless some other document is expressly required by the UIMP Secretary of Students.
Once the correct delivery of the documents has been confirmed, the originals must be sent to the UIMP (Secretary of Students - C / Isaac Peral, 23 - E-28040 Madrid) before the end of the corresponding period (September 15, for the first admission period, or February 15, for the second admission period in the case of remaining vacancies).
In the case of approved foreign qualifications, a certified photocopy of the homologation credential will be presented.
In the case of non-approved foreign qualifications, the personal academic certification must include the official duration in academic years, the curriculum followed, the courses taken, their qualification and the load of each of them and sworn translation of any language without exception.
Candidates with non-approved foreign qualifications will also submit a certificate issued by the University that issued the Title stating that said Degree allows access to doctoral studies in the issuing country.Access requirements and admission criteriaAccess requirementsIt is recommended that applicants consult the "Income profile" section and make sure they comply with it, as well as with all the access requirements and specific admission criteria that are detailed below.
In general, for access to an official doctoral program it will be necessary to hold the official Spanish titles of Degree, or equivalent, and Master's Degree, provided that at least 300 ECTS credits have been passed in the group of these two teachings (article 6 of Royal Decree 99/2011 of January 28, which regulates the official teachings of Doctorate).
Also, those who are in any of the following cases may access:Be in possession of an official Spanish university degree, or of another country that is a member of the European Higher Education Area, that enables access to a Master's degree in accordance with the provisions of article 16 of Royal Decree 1393/2007, of October 29 and have passed a minimum of 300 credits in the set of official university studies, of which, at least 60, must be at the Master's level.
To be in possession of an official Spanish diploma of Graduate or Graduate, whose duration, according to norms of community law, is of at least 300 credits. These graduates must take compulsory specific training complements to initiate research, unless the curriculum of the corresponding degree includes training and research credits, equivalent in training value to research credits from Master studies .
University graduates who, after obtaining a place in training in the corresponding test of access to places of specialized health training, have passed with positive evaluation at least two years of training a program for obtaining the official title of any of the specialties in Health Sciences.
Be in possession of a degree obtained in accordance with foreign educational systems, without the need for homologation, after verification by the university that it accredits a level of education equivalent to that of the official Spanish Master's Degree and that it authorizes in the issuing country title for access to doctoral studies. This admission will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous degree of the one in possession of the interested party nor its recognition for other purposes than that of access to Doctorate studies.
Be in possession of another Spanish title of Doctor obtained according to previous university ordinations.
Be in possession of a Diploma of Advanced Studies obtained in accordance with the provisions of RD 778/98, of April 30, or having achieved the Research Proficiency as regulated by RD 185/85, of January 23.Admission criteriaThe Academic Committee of the Doctoral Program in Economics and Government will assess in the admission process:Full curriculum vitae This resume should include:Academic record (1): Bachelor's degree (or degree) in areas corresponding to the entry profile (3 points for the Government area, with more points being awarded the higher the average grade).
Academic record (2): University master's degree (or bachelor's degree) in areas corresponding to the entry profile (3 points for the Government area, with more points being awarded the higher the average grade).
Other merits: The candidate's research potential will be assessed based on two letters of reference from prestigious researchers that describe their research potential and on their articles, work or ongoing projects (2 points)Joint evaluation: 8 points.Declaration of interest A brief statement will be included, with a maximum length of two pages, in which the candidate details the reasons why they want to join the program, their line or lines of research of interest and their professional expectations. An adequate motivation to carry out a doctoral research work and correspondence with the research lines of the professors of the doctoral program will be valued. Rating: 1 point.
Interview Interview with two professors of the doctorate, who will issue a report to the Academic Committee of the Program about the advisability of admitting the candidate. Teachers will assess in their report the same aspects indicated in section 2 (Declaration of interest). Rating: 1 point.
Assessment of merits To be admitted to the doctoral program, the applicant must meet the following two conditions:Score of section 1 equal to or greater than 6.
Total score (sum of sections 1, 2 and 3) equal to or greater than 7.
Part-time students Enrollment in the program may be done part-time, with prior authorization from the Academic Committee of the program. The admission criteria will be the same as those indicated above. Any admitted student may change the modality under which the doctorate is taking by directing a reasoned request for the change to the Academic Committee, which will be competent to accept or deny it.