Universidad de Córdoba

International Students

Entry requirements

For further information please visit the section entry and admission.

How to apply

1º- Contact a lecturer from the University of Córdoba working at the line of research included in one of the doctorate programs offered by this University in order to supervise your Thesis. That information is available in this website

2º- Send an email to doctorado@uco.es attaching the following documents :

  • Entry to Doctorate Program's Application form
  • Academic degree or certificate of both Undergraduate and Master previously obtained.
  • Certificate of the subjects, credits and marks of each of the subjects taken in both degree and Master, issued and signed by the University of origin.

  • Attached Form filled out by the University of origin indicating that you are eligible for doing your thesis in your country of origin.                    

  • Information about the lecturer from the University of Cordoba who will supervise your thesis.

In case that you want to deliver your application and documents of entry to the Doctorate program by post, you must send it to the following address :

Instituto de Estudios de Postgrado (IdEP)

Avda Medina Azahara nº 5

Rectorado UCO, planta baja ala este

14071 Córdoba

3º – If you want to obtain a letter of aceptance, you must mention it in the letter or email that you sent in the previous stage.

The admission to a doctorate program will always be subject to the final decision taken by the Academic Comission

Information about the authentication of required documents

  • Members of the EU or signers of the Agreement concerning the European Economic Area:

France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Norway, Sweeden, Finland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Hungary, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Czech Republic. Also Switzerland through bilateral agreement with the UE.

For documents issued in these countries, no authentication is needed; they just need to be compared with the originals.

  • Countries that have signed The Hague Accords on the 5th October 1961(Apostille):

List of countries :

http://www.educacion.gob.es/educacion/universidades/educacion-superior-universitaria/titulos/legalizacion/tramite-previo.html


In order to authenticate any document, you only need to attach the “Apostille” (following the model established by The Hague Accord ) issued by the relevant authorities from the country or estate that will deliver the document

 

  • Countries that have signed the Andrés Bello Agreement (it is not necessary yo include the stamp of Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

  Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Panamá, Perú y Venezuela.

Documents must be authenticated through diplomatic channels, in which it must appear information concerning:

  • Ministry of Education of the originary country, for degrees and certificates of academic studies, and the corresponding Ministery for birth and nationality certifications.
  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country from which these documentes are emanating.
  • The Spanish diplomatic or consular representative in that country.

 

  • Rest of countries
    Documents must be authenticated through diplomatic channels. They must be submitted at:
    • Ministry of education of the originary country, for degrees and certificates of academic studies, and at the corresponding Ministery for birth and nationality certifications.
    • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country from which these documents are emanating.
    • The Spanish diplomatic or consular representative in that country.
    • The section of Legalizaciones del

      Legalizaciones del Ministerio Español de Asuntos Exteriores Web externa
      (Phone number.913791606)  

    • Documents issued by Spanish diplomatic and consular authorities from other countries must be authenticated at the Ministerio Español de Asuntos Exteriores Web externa (Edificio Torres Ágora) C/ Serrano Galvache,26. 28071-MADRID.

 

Information about translated documents

All the documents issued in the foreign language by the competent authorities of the country of origin must be accompanied by its translation into Spanish (this translation will be legalization-free) The translation can be made by :

  • Any Spanish diplomatic or consular representation abroad.

  • The Spanish diplomatic or consular representation of the country whose applicant is citizen, or, in other case, of the country from which the document is issued.

  • A certified traslator, properly registered in Spain.

Grants

Puede obtener información sobre becas en el siguiente apartado:

Useful Information

Visa

International students who want to stay in the Spanish territory for a period longer than 90 days per semester must hold a valid VISA and meet the following requirements as they are explained in the provided link

For those students which are participants of the Erasmus Mundus program, they can find information about the scientific VISA and residence permit for long stays in the Euroaxess web, provided by the European Comission.

Spanish Embassy Abroad

In order to find the location of the Spanish Embassy in your country of origin you can have a look at the following website : Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Enlace externo

Adresses and useful phone numbers

For further information about other institutions issues :

Information about useful services for foreign students