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Doctoral School


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PhD in Law

Academic Commission:



Quality Commission:


Proposing body:

Faculty of Law

Doctoral School:

EDUA-Doctoral School of the University of Alicante 

Germán Bernácer Building, ground floor.

Phone number 965 90 3466

Contact EDUA




CB11 - Systematic comprehension of a field of study and mastery of the skills and research methods related to said field. 

CB12 - Ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial research or creation process. 

CB13 - Ability to contribute to the expansion of knowledge barriers through original research. 

CB14 - Ability to carry out a critical and evaluative analysis and synthesize new and complex ideas. 

CB15 - Ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community as well as society in general regarding your fields of knowledge in the modes and languages used normally in your international scientific community. 

CB16 - Ability to foment scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural advances within a knowledge-based society in academic and professional contexts. 


CA01 - To cope with contexts in which there is little specific information. 

CA02 - To find the key questions that must be answered to solve a complex problem. 

CA03 - To design, create, develop and carry out innovating projects in your field of knowledge. 

CA04 - To be able to work as a team and as an individual in an international and multidisciplinary context. 

CA05 - To process knowledge, cope with complexity and formulate judgements with limited information. 

CA06 - To criticise and defend solutions intellectually. 


CE01 - Ability to process knowledge and solve problems with social and ethical responsibility basing your actions on a professional code of conduct 

Common compulsory transversal training activities

All students will have to do a series of transversal activities; some are common to all doctoral programs whereas others are specific to each individual program. 

Classes are structured into two sessions and will be taught in a computer room (indicated when necessary) during the afternoon schedule with the goal of making it easier for both, full-time and part-time students to attend. 

The vehicular languages will be Spanish and Valencian. 

 The activities are the following: 

  • ACTIVITY 1: Tools for the management and recovery of information. 
  • ACTIVITY 2: Goals and objectives of research
  • ACTIVITY 3: Scientific communication models
  • ACTIVITY 4: Transfer of knowledge models

For more information check the Doctoral School's webpage

Specific compulsory transversal training activities

The activities are the following:

  • ACTIVITY 1: Seminars and research workshops.
  • ACTIVITY 2: Seminars for doctoral students.
  • ACTIVITY 3: Presentation of scientific communications

Actividad formativa transversal optativa

The activities are the following:
  • ACTIVITY 1: Stays at Universities and Higher Research Centres

For more information contact the proposing body. Faculty of Law 



1. Law Philosophy.

2. Argumentation and constitutionalism.

3. Thought and Spanish political system. Institutions and public politics .

4. Political theory, political ideologies and political communication.

5. Modernisation and strengthening of the State, public administrations and public management.

6. Comparative legal systems (Area of History of Law).

7. Andalusian Muslim law and law of countries with Islamic tradition.

8. Roman hereditary Law.

9. Valencian historical Law.

10. Roman foundations of European Law.

11. Roman reception.

12. Criminology.

13. Economic, business and new technologies criminal Law.

14. Criminal Law and penitentiary Law.

15. Public international Law and International Relationships.

16. Regional integration.

17. Administrative Law.

18. Environmental and sustainability Law.

19. Legal defence of the taxpayer.

20. Budgetary law and public expenses.

21. International and European taxation.

22. Freedom of belief Law.

23. Legal system for the relations between State and Religious affiliations.

24. Constitutionalism, fundamental rights and supranational integration processes with special mention to the European Union.

25. Gender, Power and Law: Feminism and critical constitutionalism.

26. European, Spanish and compared constitutional Law.

27. Civil efficiency of religious marriage.

28. Probative Law in the field of criminal proceedings.

29. The reform of Criminal Justice

30. Process and right of damages

31. Patrimonial civil law.

32. Rights of the person and the family.

33. Industrial, intellectual, competence and new technologies property Law.

34. Social protection system.

35. Labor hiring

36. Modifications of the work contract.

37. Expire of the job contract.

38. Business Law and company insolvencies.

39. Commercial contracting

40. Law of values

41. Banking and Securities Law

42. Law for International businesses and international resolutions of controversies.

43. Private international Law and intercultural society.


  • First of all, the person concerned will have to fill in the pre-enrolment form and afterwards, contact the body responsible for the doctoral program in order for them to transmit your desire to enrol to the corresponding Academic Commission (AC). 
  • Once the information has been received, the AC will consider the documentation presented through the pre-enrolment form. 
  • If the person is admitted, the corresponding admission certificate will be issued and sent to the Doctoral School. 
  • If the application is rejected, an admission certificate will be issued which explains the reasons. This certificate will be sent to the Doctoral School which will then inform the person concerned. 


  • Once the favourable admission certificate sent by the AC has been received by the Doctoral School, the process to analyse access requirements will begin. If the access degree does not belong to the EHEA (European Higher Education Area), the student will have to pay a fee for the analysis of their documentation.  
  • If the requirements are met, an academic record will be opened so that the person concerned can fill in their registration
  • If the requirements are not met, the refusal of access and reasons will be communicated. If the person concerned were to hand in the requested documents, the Doctoral School will proceed to open an academic record so that the student can fill in the registration. Otherwise, the record will be archived without further processing. 

Internal Quality Assurance System (SGIC) of the Degree


Management of the SGIC (Acces to ASTUA)  candado


Degree monitoring


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