The mission of this Program is to train the best professionals and researchers in the field of Marine Sciences, Technologies and Management in their different scientific, technical, economic and social applications, to generate quality research and international impact and to provide the industry the best tools to improve its competitiveness on a global scale.PresentationThe program is born within the CEI Campus do Mar. It is an international and cross-border doctoral program offered by the universities that are part of the Campus do Mar: in Galicia (Spain) the universities of A Coruña, Santiago de Compostela and Vigo, and in the north of Portugal the universities of Aveiro, Minho and Tras os Montes and Alto Douro and the University of Porto.
In addition to these universities, this doctoral program is joined by the Spanish public research organizations CSIC (Higher Council for Scientific Research) and IEO (Spanish Institute of Oceanography), with their marine research centers located in Galicia, Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas- CSIC and IEO centers in Vigo and A Coruña.ProfileGiven the great transversality and multidisciplinary nature of the program, training in both undergraduate / graduate and master's degrees for students can be of any field as long as they meet the requirements specified in Royal Decree 1393/2007 and later with Royal Decree 99/2011. of January 28, which regulates the official doctoral studies for those who want to enroll in Galician universities, and with article 30 of Portuguese Law 107/2008 those who want to enroll in any of the Portuguese universities.
Consequently, there is no recommended entry profile for bachelor's, bachelor's, or master's degrees.
The candidate or candidate must accredit knowledge of English equivalent, at least, to level B1. This level will be accredited with the corresponding recognized certification. In case of having the knowledge, but not having it accredited, the candidate will have to present an affidavit that they have the equivalent knowledge at that level.
AdmissionIn addition to the requirements regulated by law and by royal decrees, the program requires:Accredit knowledge of English equivalent, at least, to level B1 not only because it is the language of scientific communication used internationally, but also because both advanced and transversal training courses as well as many of the activities such as Student's Day are carried out in English. The level of English will be accredited with the corresponding recognized certification. In case of having the knowledge, but not having it accredited, the candidate will have to present an affidavit that they have the equivalent knowledge at that level.
Present two letters of reference, one of which must be from a researcher from the Program who also agrees, if assigned by the Academic Committee, to direct or co-direct the thesis. If the candidate does not have a doctoral thesis supervisor, they are helped and oriented to search for it based on the candidate's area of interest.
Present the Curriculum vitae.The following admission criteria are established:
1. Candidates' CVs will have a minimum value of 80%.Academic record of undergraduate studies weighted by the average of the degree: 30%
Academic record of master's studies weighted by the average of the degree: 20%
Indexed publications: 20%
Other merits: 10%.2. Endorsements, personal interviews if necessary and other merits will be valued up to a maximum of 20%.
The Academic Committee may establish new criteria compatible with the previous ones to specify the application of the principles and criteria set forth. You may also conduct personal interviews on the alleged merits, if you consider it appropriate.