Deposit of the Doctoral Thesis
After you have completed the doctoral thesis you must deposit the doctoral thesis.
Students enrolled from the 2023-2024 academic year onwards
You must deposit the doctoral thesis before the end of the fourth academic year since you enrolled. If you have been authorized to work part-time, then you must deposit the thesis before the end of the seventh academic year.
The secretary's office of the doctoral program will inform you where to deposit the thesis and where to hand in all the documentation.
IMPORTANT: Before depositing the thesis, it must have a minimum of two reports issued by experts in the field, external to the university, who may propose aspects for improvement.
Depending on the content of the reports, the Academic Committee will give you a deadline and, if necessary, you must include the pertinent modifications in the doctoral thesis before its deposit.
Students enrolled before the 2023-2024 academic year
You must to deposit the doctoral thesis before the end of the third academic year since you enrolled. If you were authorized part-time, then you must deposit the thesis before the end of the fifth academic year.
The secretary's office of the doctoral program will inform you where to deposit the thesis and submit all the documentation.
We recommend that you review the section "Duration of doctoral studies".
The doctoral programme secretary will inform you of the documents you will have to hand in in order to deposit the doctoral thesis. New guide about theses writing and format, and publishing them in TDX.
You can access the documents by clicking on them:
- "Deposit of the doctoral thesis" form, only with the doctoral student's details and signature (PDF, word)
- The declaration of authorship of the doctoral thesis: Catalan, English
- Doctoral thesis board form (PDF, Word)
The doctoral programme's Academic Committee decides how many copies of your doctoral thesis on paper are needed:
The doctoral programme's Academic Committee is responsible for authorizing the deposit. If not authorized, the Committee must notify you and the thesis supervisor of the reasons.
How many days does it have to be deposited in the library? Seven working days, starting on the day after the date of deposit.
The doctoral programme secretary will send the copy of your thesis to the library, where it will be deposited for 7 days from the day following the date of deposit so that the doctors at the University may examine it and, where appropriate, address the academic committee of the doctoral programme with the comments they deem appropriate.