Article 15. Doctoral Degree and Dissertation International Mention under an international co-tutelage system.
1. The Doctorate Certificate may include the wording “International Doctorate” on the front when the following conditions are met:
a) During the period of training required to obtain the Doctorate, the doctoral student has spent at least three months abroad at a higher education institution or prestigious research center, studying or carrying out research. The placement and activities must be approved by the Director and authorized by the Academic Committee, and will be included in the doctoral student’s activity document.
b) Part of the doctoral thesis, at least the summary and conclusions, has been written and presented in one of the typical languages (other than any of the official or co-official languages of Spain) of scientific communication in the student’s field of knowledge. This rule shall not apply when placement, reports, and experts are in or from a Spanish-speaking country.
c) The thesis has been supervised by at least two experts belonging to a Higher Education institution or research institute outside of Spain.
d) At least one expert belonging to a Higher Education institution or research center abroad, with the title of Doctor, and other than the person responsible for the placement mentioned in paragraph a), has sat on the dissertation panel.
2 Doctor’s degree will include on its obverse the diligence “regime of supervision with the University thesis U”,provided that the following circumstances occur concurrently:
a) that the dissertation is supervised by two or more doctors of two universities, a Spanish and another foreign, that will formalize an agreement of joint supervision.
b) that during the period of training necessary to obtain the title of Doctor,the doctoral student has made a minimum stay of six months in the institution that is established the Convention of supervision,conducting research, either in a single period or several. Stays and activities will be reflected in the Convention’s supervision.
Article 15 bis. Industrial mention in PhD.
1. will be awarded the mention “Industrial PhD” provided that the following circumstances occur concurrently:
a) the existence of a business or commercial contract with the student. Contract may be held by a company in the private sector or the public sector,as well as by a public administration.
b) the student shall participate in a project of industrial research or experimental development that develops in the company or experimental development that develops in the company or public administration that provided the service, which may not be a University.The project industrial research or experimental development involving the student must be directly related to the thesis that performs.This direct relationship will be credited by means of a memory that will have to be endorsed by the University.
2. in the case that the industrial research or experimental development project is run in partnership between the University and the companyor public administration in which pay service the doctoral student, will sign a framework cooperation agreement with between the parties.This agreement shall state the duties of the University and the obligations of the company or public administration, as well as the selection procedure of doctoral students.
The student will have a thesis tutor appointed by the University and a responsible person appointed by the company or public administration, which may be, in your case, according to the rules of PhD thesis Director.
Within 15 working days, the Academic Committee will submit the panel proposal and dissertation approval before the Director of CEINDO, who will then initiate a 15-working day period for presentation and public disclosure, if applicable, informing the interested party, the dissertation supervisor(s), and panel members: