1. Dissertation Submission Prerequisites Favorable report by the dissertation supervisor. Completion of all Mandatory Training, along with optional activities instructed by the dissertation supervisor (as well as any additional training, if required). A month-long (minimum) research visit at a center other than the institution granting the doctoral degree (the International Doctorate Mention requires a minimum
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.
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: