The Council of Ministers, at its meeting of May 25, 2012, has adopted the agreement by which establishes the official nature of certain degrees of Doctor and its registration in the register of universities, centres and degrees.
Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of 29 October, which establishes the planning of official university education, provides, in article 26, that the Ministers Council agreements that establish the official character of the University titles will be published in the «Official Gazette».
In accordance with the aforesaid article, this General Secretariat of universities has resolved to have the publication in the «Official Gazette» of the above agreement, annexed to the present resolution.
Madrid, 5 June 2012.-the General Secretariat for universities, Maria Amparo waiter olives.
Annex agreement of the Council of Ministers by which establishes the official nature of certain degrees of Doctor and its registration in the register of universities, centres and degrees the Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of October 29, which establishes the planning of official university education, in paragraph 3 of article 3 thereof, determines that these teachings will be realized in curricula that will be produced by the universities , subject to the rules and conditions that are applicable in each case. Such curricula shall be checked by the Council of universities and authorized in its implementation by the corresponding autonomous communities, in accordance with that established in article 35.2 of the organic law 6/2001, of universities.
By virtue of the foregoing, certain universities have developed different doctoral programmes leading to the degree of Doctor. Such programs have obtained both the positive verification of the Council of universities and the authorization for its implementation of the corresponding autonomous community.
Upon the fulfilment of concerned mandatory procedures, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of article 26 of the aforementioned Royal Decree, should raise the agreement for the establishment of the official nature of the titles of Doctor obtained after the overcoming of the mentioned programs and their registration in the register of universities, centres and degrees (RUCT) Council of Ministers. These titles, must also be accredited in accordance with the standard.
By virtue, on the proposal of the Minister of education, culture and sport, the Council of Ministers, at its meeting of May 25, 2012, agrees: first. Establishment of the official nature of the titles.
In accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3 of article 3 of the Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of October 29, which establishes the planning of official university education, is declared the official nature of the titles of Doctor obtained after passing the doctoral programmes listed in the annex to this agreement.
These titles will have official status and validity throughout the national territory, shall have full academic effects and enabled, where appropriate, to carry out professional activities regulated, according to the regulations resulting from application in each case.
Second. Publication of the curriculum.
As stipulated in paragraph 3 of article 26 of the Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of October 29, in the new wording given by Royal Decree 861/2010 of 2 July, amending the above, the directors of the respective universities shall order the publication of plans of studies leading to the obtaining of the titles included in the annex referred in the «Official Gazette» and in the official journal of the autonomous community concerned.
Third party. Registration in the register of universities, centres and degrees.
The titles of Doctor, with express mention of the doctoral programs, in each case, lead collection, will be registered in the register of universities, centres and degrees (RUCT). Such registration shall entail the initial consideration of accredited qualifications.
Room. Renewal of accreditation of the titles.
Doctoral programmes leading to the obtaining of official university qualifications of Doctor, the subject of this agreement, in order to maintain their accreditation, must undergo assessment procedure laid down in article 27 bis of the concerned Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of October 29, introduced by Royal Decree 861/2010 of 2 July, before the course of six years from the date of its initial verification or of its accreditation last.
Fifth. Issuance of the title.
The titles of Doctor will be issued on behalf of the King by the rectors of the corresponding universities, in accordance with provisions in the current regulations, with express reference to this agreement.
Sixth. Empowerment for the adoption of measures for the implementation of the agreement.
By the Minister of education, culture and sport, in the field of its competences, shall be adopted the measures necessary for the implementation of this agreement.
Annex I. list of official doctorate programmes by universities: Universidad de Castilla - La Mancha: program of doctorate in sports science.
University of the Basque country Basque country: Doctorate in architecture, Urbanism and heritage program.
Doctorate in cognitive science and Humanities programme: language, communication and organization/Cognitive Science and Humanities: Language, Communication and Organization.
Doctorate in political science and administration program.
Doctorate in quantum science and technology program.
Doctorate in science of physical activity and sport programme.
Doctorate in direction of Proyectos-Euro MPM program.
Doctorate on the nationalism in 21st century XXI/Nazionalismoa program. Mendean.
Program doctorate in Immunology, microbiology and parasitology.
Doctorate in biomedical research program.
Ph.d. in public health officer program.
Doctorate in technology, learning and education program.
University of Salamanca: doctorate in disability research programme.
II. list of official doctoral programmes jointly organized by different universities: program of doctorate in Vision Sciences (doctoral program joint of the University Complutense of Madrid, Murcia, Santiago de Compostela and Valladolid).
Doctorate in private equity law (public of Navarra and Salamanca universities joint PhD program) program.
Doctorate in electrochemistry programme: Science and technology (doctoral program of the universities of Alicante, Autónoma de Barcelona, Autònoma de Madrid, Barcelona, Burgos, Córdoba, Lleida, Murcia and Polytechnic University of Cartagena, Seville and Valencia).
Doctorate in Marketing (the universities of Alicante, Jaume I de Castellón and Valencia joint PhD program) program.