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He Council of Ministers, in its meeting of 12 of June of 2015, has adopted the agreement by which is sets the character official of certain titles of Doctor and its registration in the register of universities, centres and titles.
Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of 29 October, which establishes the planning of official university education, provides, in article 26, that the agreements of the Council of Ministers which is established the official character of the University titles will be published in the «Official Gazette».
In compliance of the quoted precept, this Secretariat General of universities has determined have the publication in the «Bulletin official of the State» of the cited agreement, as annex to the present resolution Madrid, 22 of June of 2015.-the Secretary General of universities, Juan Maria Vazquez red.
ANNEX agreement of the Council of Ministers by which establishes the official nature of certain titles 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 , with subject to the rules and conditions that them are of application 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, amended by organic law 4/2007, of 12 April.
On the other hand, in accordance with the provisions contained in the provision additional sixth of the referred real Decree, in accordance with provisions of the fourth of the aforementioned organic law 6/2001, of universities additional provision, recognition purposes civil of the University studies of no ecclesiastical Sciences in the universities of the Catholic Church in Spain prior to the 3 January 1979 on education and Cultural Affairs agreement signed between the State Spanish and the Santa Headquarters under it established in the Convention between the Holy headquarters and the State Spanish of 5 of April of 1962, maintain their procedures special insofar as insofar as not opt by transform is in universities private. However, for the purpose of making effective these procedures, curricula also must be verified in accordance with the conditions laid down in the Royal Decree referred.
By virtue of the foregoing, certain universities have developed different doctoral programmes leading to the degree of Doctor. Such programs have retrieved verification positive of the Council of universities and, except in them cases of them corresponding to the universities of the Church Catholic, that not it require, authorization for his implementation of it corresponding Community autonomous.
Upon the fulfilment of concerned mandatory procedures, in accordance with the provisions in paragraph 1 of article 26 of the referred decree, and (3) of the sixth additional provision, should be raise to Council of Ministers 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 , Centers and titles (RUCT). These titles, in addition, must be accredited according to it provisions in the standard.
By virtue, on the proposal of the Minister of education, culture and sport, the Council of Ministers, at its meeting of June 12, 2015, agrees: first. Establishment of the character official of those titles.
Of conformity with it established in the paragraph 3 of the article 3 of the Royal Decree 1393 / 2007, of 29 of October, by which is sets it management of them teachings University official, is declares the character official of them titles of Doctor obtained after the overcoming of them programs of PhD that is relate in the annex to the present agreement.
These titles will have character official and validity in all the territory national, shall have effects academic full and enabled, in their case, for the realization of activities of character professional regulated, in accordance with the regulations that in each case is of application.
Second. 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.
Third party. 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.
Room. 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.
Fifth. 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. civilian universities. Relationship of programs official of doctorate ordered by universities University of the lagoon 5601194 program of doctorate in art and humanities.
University of the Rioja 5601193 program of doctorate in law and change Social.
University Jaume I of Castellón 5310829 program official of doctorate in integration of information geospatial.
II. universities of the Church Catholic. Relationship of programs official of doctorate ordered by universities University of Navarra 5601228 program of doctorate in Sciences of the nursing.
III. relationship of programs official of PhD organized jointly by different universities 5601003 program of PhD in research in the teaching and the learning of them science experimental, social, mathematics and the activity physical and sports / Research in the Teaching and Learning of Experimental Sciences, Social, Mathematics and Sport and Physical Activity (program of doctorate set of University of Extremadura and University of Huelva).
5601090 doctoral program in sustainable chemistry [(doctoral program joint University of Castilla - La Mancha, Extremadura University, University Jaume I of Castellón and Universitat Politècnica de València, Universitat de València (Estudi General)].
5600959 doctoral program in information technology and communications in mobile networks / Mobile Network Information and Communication Technologies (doctoral program joint University of A Coruña, University of Cantabria, Universidad de Oviedo, Universidad de Zaragoza and Universidad País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea).
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