Summary of the information required for enrolment for the academic year 2018-2019 

 Pre-enrolment and enrolment calendar for new students:

 Link to the official call (in Galician)

  First Call: Call at the beginning of first term, August 2018:

Month Days Activities Responsible
August-September 24-5 Pre-enrolment period at Secretaría Virtual (Virtual Secretariat) Applicant
September 14 Publication of provisional list Academic Committee
September 17-21 Period of claims to the Academic Committee Applicant
September 27 Publication of the final list Academic Committee
October 1-7 Enrolment period at Secretaría Virtual (Virtual Secretariat) Applicant

Calendar for Enrolment Renewal (for students already enrolled in the previous academic year 2017-2018)

Month Days Activities Responsible
October 1-7 Enrolment period at Secretaría Virtual (Virtual Secretariat) Applicant 

Those students who will deposit the PhD Thesis before October 7th, 2018 do not have to renewal the enrolment

 

Second Call: Call at the beginning of second term, February 2019:

Month Days Activities Responsible
February 7-11 Pre-enrolment period at Secretaría Virtual (Virtual Secretariat) Applicant
February 14 Publication of provisional list Academic Committee
February 15-19 Period of claims to the Academic Committee Applicant
February 21 Publication of the final list Academic Committee
February 22-26 Enrolment period at Secretaría Virtual (Virtual Secretariat) Applicant

Relevant information:

  • Both the application for admission and the enrolment will be made through the electronic platform of the University of Vigo Secretaría Virtual.
  • The annual tutoring fees comes to a total of aproximately 200€.
  • The research topics of the Programme can be found  here

Entry and admission requirements:

The entry and admission requirements can be found here.

Summary of the admission requirements:

  • The recommended entry profile is: Telecommunication Engineer, Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering, Master’s Degree in Signal Theory and Communications, Master in Telematics Engineering or Master in Radio Communications and Electromagnetic Engineering from the University of Vigo.
  • For those students with national or foreign Master’s Degrees related to Information and Communication Technologies, their affinity will be considered by the Academic Committee of the PhD Programme. The skills of the Official Spanish Degree will be taken as reference.  In this cases the Academic Committee may subject the admission to the successful completion of specific training complements that will be established in each case within the master’s teaching offer in the field of ICTs from the University of Vigo.
  • As some compulsory activities will be taught in English, the accreditation of linguistic competence in this language (B1 level) is a requirement, by means of a certificate from the “Centro de Linguas” (Language Centre) or equivalent. In case that the competence cannot be accredited, this requirement can be replaced by the Academic Committee by others which ensure that this competence in English language will be achieved within the first year.

Selection Criteria for new students:

  • CV of the applicants, taking into consideration:
    • Previous studies of the applicants. The degrees completely related are Telecommunication Engineer, Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering, Master’s Degree in Signal Theory and Communications, Master in Telematics Engineering or Master in Radio Communications and Electromagnetic Engineering from the University of Vigo.
    • For those students with other Master’s Degrees related to Information and Communication Technologies, and for foreign degrees with related contents to the PhD Programme, the treatment will be similar, that is to say, this affinity will be studied. In this cases, the Academic Committee may subject the admission to the successful completion by the applicants of specific training complements that will be established in each case within the Master’s teaching offer in Telecommunications Engineering, Signal Theory and Communications, Telematics Engineering or Radio Communications and Electromagnetic Engineering from the University of Vigo
  • Academic record
  • Professional experience in the field of the PhD Programme
  • Support letters from Professors of previous degrees
  • Other academic and/or professional merits
  • If deemed necessary, a personal interview.

In any case, the admission and selection will be restricted to the number of  available seats established for the PhD Programme.

Initially, the following criteria are established:

  • The CV of the applicants will have a minimum value of 80 per cent. The assessment of the academic records will consider the average values of the respective degrees
  • The support letters, the personal interview and other merits will be assessed up to a maximum of 20 per cent.

The Academic Committee of the PhD Programme may establish new criteria consistent with the above mentioned in order to specify the application of the principles and criteria stated

Official documents:

  • Official call for enrolment in the PhD Programme (in Galician). Click here
  • Calendar with pre-enrolment and enrolment periods. Click here
  • Decree of fees for academic year 2018-2019  , published in the DOG (Galician Official Gazette)