PhD in Veterinary Sciences. Instructions for Registration

Before starting the application process (check here the requirements for admission), the candidate must contact one of the research groups involved in the program, in order to have a preliminary thesis project. If the project involves the collaboration of a thesis supervisor external to the program (not belonging to our academic staff), the researcher must fill in the form for external supervisors.

Once the preliminary thesis project has been agreed with the supervisors, the candidate must register in the admission application. If you don't have a UCM e-mail account, enter a personal e-mail account in the username field and log in. You will receive an email with your password in your personal account.

Once you are logged into the application, fill in your personal details and upload the following documents:

1. ID/Passport number

2. Short CV (SEE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THIS PAGE)

3. Copy of the Bachelor's Degree and, if available, MSc. Degree

4. Certification of the grades 

5. Language proficiency certificate: For non-native English speaking candidates, a level equivalent to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is required. Spanish proficiency is not mandatory, but advisable.

6. Application form for admission to the program

7. Application form for external supervisors (if applicable)

8. Justification of application for part-time studies (if applicable)

9. Students with foreign qualifications not belonging to the European Higher Education Area must present a doctoral admission permit (or at least the permit application).

IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO PROVIDE ANY ADDITIONAL JUSTIFICATION DOCUMENTS. THE ACADEMIC COMMITTEE OF THE PROGRAM MAY REQUEST ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION FROM THE APPLICANT IF IT IS CONSIDERED NECESSARY.

ANY QUESTIONS? Please contact the Coordinator of the Program (manuela@ucm.es). For questions about admission requirements, please attach your CV and the research line/s of your interest.


Recommendations for presenting the CV

The CV can be presented in any format, but it is recommended to organize the information in the following sections:

1) Academic background (Bachelor's and/or MSc degrees)

2) Previous research experience (publications, contributions to congresses, projects, collaborations)

3) Courses attended (other than Bachelor's and/or MSc degrees)

4) Attendance to conferences, congresses and seminars

5) Language skills

6) Professional experience (activities and positions held)

7) Other merits