PhD programme in Political and Social Sciences

The UPF Department of Political and Social Sciences is an academic community consisting of lecturers, assistants, scholarship holders, associates and doctoral students engaged in research and teaching in the disciplines of political and administrative sciences, sociology, demography and social psychology. It stands out for its strong international focus, its dynamic research, the cross-disciplinary nature of its teaching, the quality of its graduate programme and its support for student mobility. Its heterogeneous staff consists of a balanced mix of permanent lecturers, researchers with ICREA and Ramón y Cajal contracts, visiting lecturers from foreign universities and public-sector professionals who bring their experience to the department as adjunct lecturers.

The PhD programme in Political and Social Sciences is fully adapted to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and has adopted the Salzburg Principles for doctoral programmes.

The GRTP Master Programmes enable to enrol to the PhD Program.

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