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Fees

The fees for doctoral studies at the UPC are set by the Government of Catalonia. (Official Gazette of the Catalan Government, no. 8167, of 2 July 2020, Decree 64/2020, of 30 June, which sets the fees for the provision of academic services at Catalan public universities and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya for the 2020-2021 academic year).

 

First enrolment for doctoral studies

If you enrol for bridging courses, the fee per ECTS credit depends on the master's degree they are part of From €28.82 to €46.11
Thesis tutorials 401.12
Administration of the academic record (per year) 69.80
Learning support services  70.00
Student insurance (compulsory for students aged under 28) 1.12
Voluntary insurance (optional) 13

 

Subsequent enrolments for tutorials

Enrolment for tutorials is compulsory every academic year and the fees are paid every year. The fees are the same regardless of whether doctoral studies are taken full- or part-time and the date of enrolment. 

Thesis tutorials      401.12     
Administration of the academic record (per year) 69.80
Learning support services 70.00
Student insurance (compulsory for students aged under 28) 1.12
Voluntary insurance (optional) 13

 

Enrolment of the research plan, enrolment of the thesis deposit and issuing of the doctoral degree certificate

Research plan (during the first year) 0
Thesis deposit (you must have enrolled for tutorials) 156.87
Doctoral degree certificate    218.15   
Sending of the doctoral degree certificate (optional) 30

 

Other fees

Issuing of academic certificates 27.27
Diploma of Advanced Studies certificate  78.55
Study on the equivalence of foreign doctoral degrees  218.15
Issuing of the official credential stating the equivalence of the foreign doctoral degree                  218.15                    

 

Fee estimate

The estimate is calculated according to Decree 152/2019, of 3 July, which sets the fees for the provision of academic services at Catalan public universities and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya for the 2019-2020 academic year.

For students in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), an average duration of three academic years for full-time doctoral studies is taken as a reference. This includes enrolment for tutorials every academic year, for the research plan in the first year and for the thesis deposit in the last year.


EHEA studentsConceptsFee per unitUnitsTotal




3 academic

years

Tutorials 401.12 3 1,203.36
Annual enrolment fees 70.00 3 210.00
Academic record administration fees 69.,80 3 209.40
Student insurance (compulsory for students aged under 28) 1.12 3 3.36
Research plan 0 1 0
Thesis deposit 156.87 1 156.87
Issuing of the doctoral degree certificate  218.15 1 218.15
TOTAL 2,001.14