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Enrollment validation

Upon completion and payment of your enrollment, the Doctoral School will get in touch with you and set an appointment to provide the original documents to have your enrollment validated in compliance with the access requirements to Ph.D.

 

Documents

 

According to your previous studies, the documents to be submitted are listed below: 

1. If you have taken an official Master's degree at UC3M, you are not required to submit any documents. The Doctoral School will check your records accordingly.

2. If your access degree for Ph.D. has been issued at a Spanish University or member states of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), the required documents are: 

  • Access degree certificate for Ph.D. (Master's degree or equivalent) or payment receipt of issuance fees.
  • Grades certificate of access degree to Ph.D. (Master's degree or equivalent).

3. If your access degree for Ph.D. has been awarded by a University in a country outside of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), the required documents are:

  • Access degree certificate for Ph.D. (Master's degree or equivalent) or payment receipt of issuance fees.
  • Grades certificate of access degree to Ph.D. (Master's degree or equivalent).

These three documents must have been previously legalized through diplomatic channels (the Apostille of The Hague Convention, when applicable). Please bear in mind that this procedure must be carried out from the country of origin. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to do it well in advance. 

Find which legalization procedure applies to your country:  Legalization of Foreign Degrees

 

Submission procedure

 

Original hard copies of the documents must be provided along with their photocopies. The Doctoral School will check both originals and their copies and have them certified. If the degree certificates and documents have an electronic signature or digital certification (with safe verification codes), these will be submitted by e-mail at admisiondoctorado@uc3m.es

 

Language of the documents

All documents must be submitted in Spanish, English, French, Italian or Portuguese (certificates and degrees provided in other languages must have attached an official Spanish translation).  

 

Submission period

To be notified by e-mail.