What is a PhD thesis?
The PhD thesis consists of an original research work written by the PhD student in his field of knowledge, under the supervision of the director. This work is the cornerstone for obtaining the Doctor diploma. Training activities are considered as additional part of the education. The aim is to train the PhD student reach the ability for autonomous work in the selected R+D+i field.
- DIRECTOR (Research Supervisor)
He is the person in charge of the student research supervision: research project, strategy, planning and temporal programming. He is also responsible for designing an innovative research lading to a quality scientific production that must materialize in terms of relevant publications and patents.
- TUTOR (Academic Supervisor)
The tutor does not intervene in the doctoral thesis. Its role is to supervise the additional training of the doctoral student (Training Activities).
The University of Almería offers the possibility of receiving an International PhD Mention.
This Mention may be included on the back side of the Doctor diploma if the PhD student fulfills the requirements stipulated in the International Mention Regulations. International Mention Regulations.
The University of Almería offers the possibility of receiving an Industrial PhD Mention.
The PhD Industrial Mention requires the student to participate in an industrial research project directly related to the thesis. The research must be developed in a company or Public Administration, different from the university.
I was able to consult the requirements for obtaining the Industrial Mention in Industrial Mention Regulation. Industrial Mention Regulation.
The international co-supervision is that a PhD can obtain two Doctor Diplomas, from a single scientific investigation carried out in collaboration with a foreign university.
The student receives Doctor Diplomas from both universities, with the mention on each diploma about the existence of a twin diploma.
For more information, see International Co-supervision.
Teseo database is the name of the website of the central repository of doctoral theses in Spain. This tool is managed by the Spanish state and is in service since 2011.
There is a search system to locate theses developed at 80 universities and PhD centers in all fields.