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Information on the reading of a doctoral thesis

Forms filled in by hand will NOT be accepted and the signatures must be original, unless the copy indicates that a scanned signature is permitted. 

READING DEADLINES: Students of doctoral programmes controlled by regulations other than the Royal Decree 99/2011 have the following deadlines available for the reading of their theses:

Procedures for the thesis deposit

Procedures for reading the doctoral thesis

Procedures along with the thesis deposit

Calculation of deadlines

For the calculation of deadlines, we will comply with the provisions on article 30 of the 39/2015 Law, 26 November, on the Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations, by virtue of which:

  • Whenever by Law or European Community regulations it is not otherwise stated, deadlines specified in days will be understood as working days, thereby excluding Saturdays, Sundays and those declared as bank holidays.
  • When the period is specified in calendar days, it shall be specified in the corresponding notifications.
  • If the deadline falls on a non-working day, it shall be extended to the following working day.
  • The periods expressed in days shall be counted from the day following that on which the notice or publication of the act takes place, or from the day following that on which the appraisal or dismissal by administrative silence occurs.


University of Alicante's Doctoral School - Secretary's Office

Escuela de Doctorado
Universidad de Alicante
Carretera de San Vicente del Raspeig s/n
03690 San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (España)

Tel: (+34) 96 590 3466

Fax: (+34) 96 590 3464



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