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PhD Possibilities

PhD Programme in Territory, Heritage and Culture UdL

http://www.doctorat.udl.cat/en/programes/propis/territori-patrimoni-i-cultura/

 

 

 

PhD Supervisions in Process: 

                                                                                                                                                         

Núria Mina Riera: “A Poet’s Seasons: A Gerontological-Ecocritical Approach to the Poetry of Lorna Crozier”

          thesis supervisors: Maricel Oró Piqueras and Carme Zamorano Llena

- Yuliia Benderska: “Captured by time: The Aging Transformation of Byron Embodied by His Characters in His Literary Works”

          thesis supervisors: Maricel Oró Piqueras and Olha Dovbush

- Inesa Shevchenko: "Representations of Female Ageing in Contemporary Drama and Theatre"             

          thesis supervisor: Núria Casado Gual

 

PhD Theses Defended so far:

 

- Maricel Oró Piqueras: “Ageing Corporealities in Contemporary English Fiction”

          thesis supervisors: Brian Worsfold and Maria Vidal

          defended on 23/04/2007 

- Marta Miquel-Baldellou: “Symbolic Transitions as Modalities of Aging: Intertextuality in the Life and Works of Edward Bulwer-Lytton and Edgar Allan Poe” 

          thesis supervisor: Brian Worsfold

          defended on 05/02/2016  

- Ieva Stončikaitė: "Discourses of Female Ageing in the Works of Erica Jong" 

          thesis supervisos: Núria Casado Gual and Isabel Santaulària

          defended on 04/12/2017

 

PhD studies

 Esther Gonzàlez, Grant Management Unit, University of Lleida

PhD programmes & calls:

There are different fellowships within the framework of many programmes or calls you can apply for if you are planning to pursue PhD studies

  • UdL fellowships (Vice-Chancellorship for Research)
  • FI-DGR fellowships (Generalitat de Catalunya)
  • FPI fellowships (Ministry of Economy & Competitiveness)
  • FPU fellowships (Ministry of Education, Culture & Sport)

 UdL PhD. fellowships:

WHAT DO THEY OFFER / COVER?

  • a 3-year contract (yearly renewal)
  • a monthly pay
  • free PhD registration fee for every academic year of fellowship holding (you only have to pay for administrative taxes)
  • possibility to apply for grants in two of the calls for research support grants offered every year by the Vice-Chancellorship for Research (grants to attend and participate in conferences and short research stays abroad or in Spain)

 MAIN REQUIREMENTS

  • applicants must have a Masters degree
  • Their PhD tutor must be part of a research group with an R+D+i National Plan project awarded during the previous year
  • Applicants’ degree title average mark must be 1.6/4 minimum
  • Degree must have been achieved not before 2005

FI-DGR PhD fellowships
GENERALITAT DE CATALUNYA

MAIN REQUIREMENTS

  • applicants must have completed a Masters degree (or 60 ECTS credits)
  • PhD tutors must be part of an SGR Consolidated Research Group  (recognised by the Generalitat de Catalunya). According to UdL group classification, these groups are rated as A
  • the PhD project must be linked to a financed competitive research project allocated to the research group, or to a company-financed agreement for research with a total minimum budget of 24,000.00 € 

 

FPI PhD fellowships
MINISTRY OF ECONOMY AND COMPETITIVENESS

WHAT DO THEY OFFER / COVER?

  •  a maximum 48-month fellowship divided in two periods
  • a maximum 2-year phase to complete the Masters degree
  • a 2-year contract phase to carry out PhD studies, complete and read the PhD thesis work and achieve PhD title
  • a monthly pay (around 1,100.00 €/month)
  • according to the last FPI call, registration for a maximum amount of 60 CR at Masters level. Once the PhD period starts, fees will not be covered
  • possibility to apply for grants for short research stays abroad or in Spain (FPI Short stays call)


MAIN REQUIREMENTS

  • GRADUATES WHO HAVE ACHIEVED 300 CR., WITH A COMPLETE BACHELORS DEGREE  AND A WHOLE OR PART OF A MASTERS DEGREE GIVING ACCESS TO PhD STUDIES
  • Applicants can apply for a maximum of 2 different fellowships linked to different projects
  • PhD thesis director must have a permanent post at the University or at least a contract with it at least for the period covered by the FPI fellowship. If this is not the case, there should be a co-director who meets this requirement included in the application 

 

FPU PhD fellowships
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, CULTURE AND SPORT

WHAT DO THEY OFFER / COVER?

  • a maximum 48-month fellowship divided in two periods
  • a maximum 2-year phase to complete the Masters degree
  • a 2-year contract phase to carry out PhD studies, complete and read the PhD thesis work and achieve PhD title
  • a monthly pay (around 1,000.00 €/month)
  • registration in PhD programme during the academic years coinciding with the fellowship period
  • possibility to apply for grants for short research stays abroad or in Spain (FPU short stays call).


MAIN APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

The last call was launched in April-May 2012.
Applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • have a DEA exam passed or be able to pass it by the end of the present academic year, or
  • meet the requirements to have access to the research period of PhD studies or be registered to do so by the end of the academic year. In any case a minimum amount of 300 ECTS credits is required from previous studies: that is to say, both graduate and postgraduate (Master) studies
  • have finished graduate studies after 1st January 2009 (for both degrees and “graus” of 240 CR.), and after 1st January 2008 (for degrees and graus of 180 CR)
  • average mark of graduate studies equal or higher than 1.6 / 4
  • foreign applicants must have their NIE before the call is launched.


USEFUL WEBSITES

UdL: http://www.udl.cat/recerca/convoca/predoctorals_totes.html

FI-DGR Generalitat: http://www10.gencat.cat/agaur_web/AppJava/catala/a_beca.jsp?categoria=predoctorals&id_beca=17881

FPI- Economy & Competitiveness: 
http://www.idi.mineco.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.791459a43fdf738d70fd325001432ea0/?vgnextoid=e07042340eeb9310VgnVCM1000001d04140aRCRD&vgnextchannel=8da5b9746e160210VgnVCM1000001034e20aRCRD&vgnextfmt=formato2&id3=cd6042340eeb9310VgnVCM1000001d04140a____

 FPU- Education, Culture & Sport: 
http://www.mecd.gob.es/horizontales/servicios/becas-ayudas-subvenciones/para-estudiar/doctorado/fpu.html

PhD fellowships

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

UNITAT DE GESTIÓ D’AJUTS
UNIVERSITAT DE LLEIDA
gestioajuts@rectorat.udl.cat

 

 

 

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