Is the admissions process compulsory to register for the PhD programme?

Yes. Before your first annual registration process, you must to be admitted: Eligibility requirements.

 

What are the entry requirements?

PhD programme specific requirements: having a project, a research group and a thesis supervisor that you may find by yourself. Academic regulation.

 

Registration process, when it will take place?

In October. Students must register each academic year until the submission of the PhD dissertation. For further information: Annual enrolment.

 

How to enter the Global Campus for the first time?

1st follow these steps to get your user code:

  1. Go to www.upf.edu
  2. Link (top right) Global Campus
  3. Go to "You don't knoe or can't remember your code?" (bottom right)
  4. Inform surname and year of birth
  5. Your co-user (U_ _ _ _ _) will be the same forever and can be retrieved whenever you need following the same steps.

Your 1st default password is the full date of birth in this format: ddmmyyyy

The system will force you to customise the password the 1st time.

 

If you forget the password for the Global Campus, you need to:

  1. Go to www.upf.edu
  2. Link (top right) Global Campus
  3. Go to "Did you forget your password?" (bottm right)

 

When should I submit the doctoral thesis to avoid payment of next academic year's tuition fees?

The date changes each academic year. For the academic year 2017-2018, the deadline is 28 September 2018, at 1.00 pm

 

How can I get my student card?

If you do not have the student card, you should ask for an appointment through "Appointment for obtaining or renewing your UPF card" Please, the appointment day bring your DNI (original) or, in case of foreigners, your NIE or Passport (original)
Further information about the student card

 

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