Doctorat CAFE
Length of program 1 any
Credits 0 ECTS
CoordinationCoordinador adjunt: Dr. Jordi Segura (
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1. To train qualified researchers in the scientific field of education and sport, as well as competitive professionals.

2. To offer a quality PhD programme based on principles of epistemological, conceptual , and methodological coherence, and oriented towards knowledge and research on educational processes in different contexts and settings, as well as the interaction among education, sport, and society.

3. To promote the dissemination of research papers and ongoing theses via participation in conferences, scientific forums, and relevant publications in this field of study.

4. To enhance mobility and internationalization of trainee researchers, as well as participation in research networks.

5. To produce highly-competent studies in the lines of research promoted by the research groups in the URL departments of Education Sciences and Physical Activity and Sports Sciences.

Basic competences

1. Systematic comprehension of a field of study, and command of research skills and methods connected to this field.

2. Capacity to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial research or creation process.

3. Capacity to contribute to expand the frontiers of knowledge via original research.

4. Capacity to carry out critical and assessment analysis, and synthesize new and complex ideas.

5. Capacity of communication with the academic and scientific community and with society in general about the corresponding fields of knowledge in the usual forms and languages in these contexts.

6. Capacity to promote, in academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic, or cultural progress within a knowledge-based society.