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Organization


This doctoral progamme in Computing is organized by the Computer Science Department (CS) at Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).

The Academic Committee of the doctoral program has the following assigned tasks:

  • Represent the basic units that promote the doctoral program at the Doctoral Committee of the University.
  • To keep an updated list of the academic staff linked to the doctoral program that according to the criteria and the regulations, is considered qualified for theses tutorship.
  • To keep up to date information about the doctoral program and ensure a correct external promotion and dissemination of the studies.
  • Admitting students (which includes the definition of the criteria for selection).
  • Establish, if necessary, the complementary courses for admitted students .
  • Assign a tutor to the students and, if necessary, a director or thesis supervisor .
  • To monitor the correct periodic evaluation of students in each of the different processes.
  • Perform the evaluation of the supervised research periods.
  • Maintain contact with the Doctoral Committee of the University with regard to thesis process prior to the thesis defence (submission of thesis, external reporting, committee proposal and nomination, etc. )
  • Send a copy of the thesis to each member of the committee appointed for the evaluation of the thesis.
  • Ensuring compliance with proper certification and accreditation processes established by the competent higher education authorities.


The members of the Academic Committee are:

  • Maria Serna (coordinator).
  • Jose Luis Balcázar
  • Joaquim Gabarró
  • Isabel Navazo