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1. What is the minimum mark for admission to an industrial doctorate programme?

6.5/10. This is based on all studies that qualify for admission to a doctorate. Normally an undergraduate/bachelor's degree and a university master's degree. In any case, you should contact the university offering the doctoral programme to ensure your eligibility.

2. Must I comply with all the requirements for entry?

Yes, unless otherwise stated.

3. How can I submit my application for a proposal?

Podeu consultar l’apartat VOLS SER DOCTOR/A INDUSTRIAL? per veure el procés detallat. En resum, cal emplenar l’apartat DADES A EMPLENAR PEL CANDIDAT de la proposta DI per a la qual es vol presentar la candidatura i enviar el formulari resultant a l’adreça electrònica doctorats.industrials.recerca@gencat.cat


4. Can I submit more than one application at a time?

Yes, as long as you meet the requirements for each offer.

5. How can I find out the status of my application?

It is up to the company/university to inform candidates of the status of their application.




1. What type of company can apply for funding?

Private companies with a place of work in Catalonia (regardless of where its corporate domicile is located) and public corporations subject to the Catalan Statute of Public Enterprises.

2. Which universities can offer industrial doctorate programmes?

All public and private universities in the Catalan university system.

3. What parties are necessary to submit a project?

At least one university and one company, although more than one company may be involved and a research centre, technology centre or hospital foundation as a third party.

4. What requirements must the thesis supervisor meet?

The thesis supervisor must be part of an active recognised research group (SGR) of the Generalitat de Catalunya or a researcher from the ICREA programme or be a recipient of European Research Council (ERC) funding.

5. What are the basic steps of an ID project?

En primer lloc, enviar el formulari de proposta degudament emplenat a l’adreça electrònica doctorats.industrials.recerca@gencat.cat, per a la seva publicació.  

Then, select a candidate.

Per últim, sol·licitar l’ajut mitjançant l’Oficina Virtual de Tràmits (OVT) de la Generalitat de Catalunya i adjuntar la documentació requerida (conveni de col·laboració, acta de selecció, document d’admissió al doctorat i certificats de l’expedient acadèmic del candidat o de la candidata seleccionat/da).

En cas de necessitar documentació en anglès o castellà, o per a qualsevol altre dubte envieu un correu a: doctorats.industrials.recerca@gencat.cat

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