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The Council of Ministers, at its meeting of 17 April 2015, has adopted the agreement by which establishes the official nature of certain titles 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 agreements of the Council of Ministers which is established 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, 22 of April of 2015.-the Secretary General of universities, Juan Maria Vazquez red ANNEX agreement of the Council of Ministers by which is sets the character official of certain titles University of doctor and its registration in the register of universities, centres and titles the Real Decree 1393 / 2007, of 29 of October, by which is sets the management of them teachings University official in paragraph 3 of article 3, specifies that these teachings will be realized in curricula that will be produced by universities, subject to the rules and conditions that are applicable in each case. Such plans of studies have of be verified by the Council of universities and authorized in its implementation by them corresponding communities autonomous, of conformity with it established in the article 35.2 of the law organic 6 / 2001, of universities, modified by the law organic 4 / 2007, of 12 of 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 Holy see by virtue of the provisions of the agreement between the Holy See and the Spanish State of April 5, 1962, maintain its special procedures in both insofar as they do not opt to become private universities. 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.
Under it former, certain universities have elaborated different programs of doctorate leading to the obtaining of their titles 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 qualifications (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 in the day, April 17, 2105, agrees: first. Establishment of the official nature of the 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 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. 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 in name of the King by them guiding of them universities corresponding, in accordance with it established in the normative current, with express mention of the present 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 Castile-the spot 5600986 program of PhD in territory, infrastructure and environment.
University Jaume I of Castellón 5600145 program of doctorate in law.
Universidad Pública de Navarra 5601001 doctoral programme in Humanities and social sciences.
5600814 program of doctorate in communications technologies, Bioengineering and renewable energy.
II. University of the Catholic Church. Relationship of programs official of doctorate ordered by universities University of Navarra 5601096 program of PhD in design environmental and technology in architecture.
III. list of official doctoral programmes organized jointly by universities 5600937 doctoral program in environmental Agrobiología (doctoral program joint Universidad País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea and public University of Navarre) 5600396 PhD program in Classical Archaeology (joint doctoral program of Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and Universitat Rovira i Virgili) 5600476 doctorate in ecology. Conservation and restoration of ecosystems (programme of joint doctorate at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad de Alcalá, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos) 5600490 doctoral program in epidemiology and public health (doctoral program joint of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad de Alcalá and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos) 5310205 officer of doctorate in Gerontology (University of A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela University joint doctoral program) program 5600980 PhD program in chemistry Synthetic and Industrial (doctoral programme joint Universidad País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea and public University of Navarre)
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