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Thesis tutor and advisor

Ph.D. tutors and advisors are advanced members of the uc3m faculty or other research institutions who serve as mentors of your research work and keep track of your progress. They also facilitate your communication with the Academic Committee of the program.

A tutor will be appointed by the Academic Committee upon your admission. Tutors must hold a Ph.D. degree and have ties with the program, as well as a minimum six-year tenure (or proof of equivalent qualifications

Within a maximum period of three months from your enrollment, the Academic Committee will appoint a thesis supervisor who must be a Ph.D. with at least one six-year research tenure (or equivalent) in the lines of research related to the subject of your doctoral thesis. Any Ph.D. Professor, from Spain or abroad, can be appointed as advisor, regardless of the university, center or institution in which they provide their services. The thesis advisor can be the same person designated as tutor.

The Academic Committee may change the appointed tutor or advisor throughout your doctoral period for justified reasons.