The objective of the PhD studies programme in Politics, Policies and International Relations* is to train doctoral students to reach high levels of knowledge and analytical capacity relevant for an academic or professional career at the international level. Upon completion of the PhD, the successful candidate will have consolidated a wide range of transferable skills relevant for careers in research and teaching at academic institutions, research centers, and other knowledge-intensive sectors, both public and private, such as consultancy firms and international organizations.  In addition to specialized expert knowledge within a particular field, the PhD students gain experience and competence in designing research projects, resolving methodological issues, communication and public outreach skills. The outlook of the PhD programme is highly international. This is reflected in the profile of the doctorate students and their mobility during their training and research activities.

The objective of the PhD studies programme in Politics, Policies and International Relations is to train doctoral students to reach high levels of knowledge and analytical capacity relevant for an academic or professional career at the international level. Upon completion of the PhD, the successful candidate will have consolidated a wide range of transferable skills relevant for careers in research and teaching at academic institutions, research centers, and other knowledge-intensive sectors, both public and private, such as consultancy firms and international organizations.  In addition to specialized expert knowledge within a particular field, the PhD students gain experience and competence in designing research projects, resolving methodological issues, communication and public outreach skills. The outlook of the PhD programme is highly international. This is reflected in the profile of the doctorate students and their mobility during their training and research activities. [Read More] 

Applications within all areas of Social Sciences are welcome. However, applicants should bear in mind the following specialization areas of the programme when choosing their research topic.

PhD Coordinator:

Margarita Leon

Building B, Office:  B3/171

Faculty of Political Science

08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona) 

 

Telephones: +34 93 581 1767      +34 93 586 88 18

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The PhD programme in Politics, Policies and International Relations support applications scholarships for incoming students. Many of our current PhD students hold scholarships such as the FPU, FPI, PIF, the Caixa, the China Scholarship Council. Please contact the programme (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in case you need a pre-admission letter for a scholarship application.  Below, the most common scholarship opportunities

 

  • Doctorados Industriales: Grant sponsored by the Catalan government in order to foster knowledge Exchange between University and Private or Public Sector. Several calls opened during the year. More info about DDI.
  • PIF (departamental grants): These are grants available from the UAB that are sponsored by the Faculty Department. Last call opened in May 2017. 
  • Fundación Carolina: Scholarships to carry out Phd Studies in Spain for Phd Students from Latin America universities members of the Fundación Carolina’s network.  Last call opened March-April 2018.

 

For more information of current calls for Applications: http://www.uab.cat/web/-1282904340935.html?param3=tipusEstudi&param4=ESTDO

Format of PhD theses accepted within the PhD programme in Politics, Policies and International Relations