The Academic Committee of each PhD programme is responsible for the definition, updating, quality and coordination of the programme. It shall also ensure the progress of research and the training of PhD students. Furthermore, it will authorise the PhD theses presentation and will be responsible for organising, designing, and coordinating the training and research activities of the corresponding PhD programme, with the supervision of the Vice-Rector’s Office for Research and the approval of the Management Committee of the UCAM International Doctoral School.
The Academic Committee shall consist of a minimum of 5 doctors, of which 20% may be researchers from other entities and institutions involved. The official UCAM Master's Degrees in areas of knowledge related to the programme, as well as each of the departments involved in this programme shall be represented on the committee.
The members of the committee, president, secretary, and board members shall be proposed by the Vice-Rector’s Office for Research and approved by the Governing Council, based on their merits —mainly in research. The president, coordinator of the PhD programme, shall be appointed by the UCAM President from among the researchers of the programme who have previously supervised at least two PhD theses and who hold at least two periods of recognised research activity or equivalent merits.
Members of the Academic Committee
Heads of Departments