Universitat Rovira i Virgili

What does a URV doctorate offer you?

Quality and productivity in research

Studying for your doctorate at the URV will place your scientific output in a context of high productivity and quality due to the URV's position in the international rankings.


The internationalization of the URV's doctorate programmes through collaboration with other universities around the world has created a multicultural setting in which 30% of the URV's doctoral students are from abroad.

Research resources

The URV stands out for its capacity to attract research talent and resources. A total of 29% of its funding for research projects comes from European and international sources.

General competencies

A URV doctorate will promote your personal and professional growth by providing you with general competencies and skills to enable you to exert an ethical, positive and decisive influence on the world of work and on society in general.

See here the URV's report Overview 2016.