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Welcome ceremony to PhD students 2019-2020 academic year by the UPC Doctoral School


Friday 8 November 2019, at 11:30 a.m., in the Auditorium of the UPC Vèrtex Building


The director of the Doctoral School of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Prof. Francesc Sepulcre Sánchez, is pleased to invite you to the welcome ceremony for the 2019-2020 academic year, which will take place on 8 November 2019, at 11:30 a.m., in the Auditorium of the Vèrtex Building on the UPC North Campus (Plaça Eusebi Güell, 6, Barcelona).

Mr. Alexander Hasgall, Head of the Council for Doctoral Education, European University Association (EUA) will give the inaugural lecture entitled Doctoral education in Europe today: approaches and institutional structures” (provisional title).

Dr. Jaume Masip Tresserra, Head of Forecasting & Analytics, CBRE Spain, will give a speech entitled “Alternative careers for PhD Holders: the Private Sector Journey”.

The Doctoral Student Council of the UPC will give a brief speach about their organizations and daily work during the course.

The 2019 Special Doctoral Awards for the 2016-2017 graduation year will be presented during the course of the ceremony.

After the ceremony will take place two speeches highly recommended for the new PhD student entitled “5 tricks to take advantage of UPC libraries” by Ms. Ma. Pilar Bombín and Ms. Anna Rovira from Libraries, Publications and Archives Services and “Assessment/support from the International Students Office, for your legal procedures during your stay", by Ms. Bérénice Martín, from the International Relations Bureau.


Please, confirm your attendance before 7 November 2019

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