The Doctorate in Education by the University of Salamanca provides students with a wide range of research possibilities in all areas of education, pedagogy and educational sciences. These areas include theory of education, history of education, social pedagogy, comparative education, education policies, didactics and school organization, didactics of mathematics, natural sciences, reading and language and literature, didactics of modern languages, physical training, arts, special needs and inclusive education, environmental education, adult education, educational guidance and teacher training at all levels. It also includes training in other sectors such as ITCs, education companies, educational management and administration or university teaching, among others.
With the participation of a large number of the doctors belonging to the Faculty of Education of the University of Salamanca and other centres involved in the field of education, many doctors engaged in the development and completion of research projects and in the organization of complementary scientific activities in the field of education at the national and international levels, have already been trained through this program.
The teachers-researchers involved in this Doctorate in Education have proven experience in the training of doctors, and their teaching and research lines are common to Portugal, Latin America and Spain. This guarantees the status of the University of Salamanca as one of the top institutions at both national and European level in terms of educational offer in the field of educational sciences and in the production and defence of internationally recognized doctoral dissertations.
Those interested in studying for this Doctor’s Degree in Education should ideally hold undergraduate degrees in Primary Education Teaching, Pre-school Education Teaching, Pedagogy, Social Education, Psychology, Sociology, Mathematics, Philosophy, Language and Literature, Biology, Geology, Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Politics, Economics or Fine Arts.