The doctoral thesis consists of an original research project carried out by the doctoral student in any discipline under the research areas established in the doctoral programmes of the University of Salamanca.
To initiate the process of preparing a doctoral thesis, students are advised to:
- Contact the Director of the Doctoral Programme of interest and a possible thesis supervisor.
- Request admission to the Doctoral Programme. Upon obtaining admission, formally register as instructed.
The thesis may be carried out within the framework of either of the following Royal Decrees:
- R.D. 1393/2007: All studies governed by this Royal Decree must be completed in full prior to 30 September 2017. For this reason, all students registered under these doctoral programmes must defend their thesis prior to this date. Preregistration and registration materials can be found at the following link under the corresponding doctoral programme.
- R.D. 99/2011: These are the new doctoral programmes which have been implemented by the University of Salamanca. Preregistration and registration materials can be found at the following link under the corresponding doctoral programme.