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Information for students


 PhD Dissertation Defence Deadlines: Those students in PhD studies regulated by norms outside the R.D. 99/2011 have the following deadlines for their PhD Dissertation defence:

- Students having started their PhD studies from the academic year 2011-12 onwards, until September 29 2017. (check the administrative deadlines here)


General information

* PhD programs regulated by the Royal Decree 1393/2007, of October 29th adapt to the general teaching guidelines generated from the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). PhD titles awarded within this program will be acknowledged by EHEA countries.

* The Materials Science PhD program is made up of a series of formative and research activities. The structure of the teachings is formed by a formative period, of 60 ECTS, and a research period, with activities that are developed one of the research groups involved in the program.

* Information on the EDUA




 This PhD program is currently under extension period and does not admit any new students. If you are interested in undertaking a PhD in Materials Science you must formalize your tuition in the PhD Program regulated by Royal Decree 99/2011

The fee corresponding to the Academic tutelage of the PhD Dissertation is annually published in the DOGV by the Generalitat Valenciana Council. This fee must be paid for annually until the defence of the Dissertation.

  • For tuition under Academic Tutelage only: No tuition fee should be formalized.
  • On October 5th 2015 the receipt for the tuition fee will be generated in the Virtual Campus. This will be the only receipt generated and cannot be paid automatically by a bank branch. This receipt may be paid for by credit card through the Virtual Campus of in cash in the banks which are specified in the receipt. Deadline for payment of the receipt is December 14th 2015.


Fees: In the academic years during which the student will be registered in the PhD program, until the defence of the PhD Thesis, the student must pay for the PhD thesis tuition fees. The amount due will be published annually in the DOGV by the Generalitat Valenciana council (Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana).


Scholarships and Grants


Students registered in the PhD program are eligible for the following discounts:


They may apply for the discounts in the tuition and administrative fees as explained in article 148 or Legislative Right 1/2005 of February 25th in those cases in which documented proof is presented of:

  • Coming from a large family
  • Suffer some kind of handicap
  • Having been victim of armed bands and terrorist elements
  • Financial aid from the Materials Science PhD Program. The PhD Program in Materials Science offers 5 grants annually, which cover the tuition and academic tutelage fees (up to 1500€) in the Masters course in Materials Science of the University of Alicante, if this has been undertaken previously.

    When to apply: From the day following its publication in the BOUA 09/12/2016 until May 2nd 2017

    Necessary documents to be included with the application form:

    Application Form


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