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     Inter-University PhD Programme in Local Development and International Cooperation

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General information

Coordinating University: Universitat de València-Estudi General (UVEG)
Participating Universities:Universitat Jaume I de Castelló (UJI), Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)
Organizes: Instituto Interuniversitario de Desarrollo Local (IIDL)
Director: Dra. Julia Salom Carrasco (UVEG)
Degree: PhD. from the Universitat de València, PhD. from the Universitat Jaume I de Castelló, PhD. from the Universitat Politècnica de València.

 

Research Lines

1.- Line of Land Planning and Social Cohesion: Urban systems and dynamics and regional development. Territory, urbanisation, housing and development-undervelopment. Planning systems and land planning. Infrastructure and equipment planning, transport and mobility. Regional structure and transport. Mediterranean axis. Geographical information systems and territorial processes. Public administration structure. Public policies and territory government. Strategic planning and local and metropolitan governments management. Local development strategies and policies. Rural Development. Innovation processes, territorial externalities, industrial districts and development. Demographic changes, migration and human capital. Tourism, Territory. Economy of Culture. Human Development. Welfare State.  Personal autonomy and dependence systems. Social-educative intervention and social participation.
2.-Line of International Development Aid and Territory: Study of the new dynamics of international cooperation, with particular emphasis on the emergence of new actors. Especially, the role of the university in the field of international cooperation and its relation to other agents. It will be studied also the codevelopment, i.e., the analysis of migration in international cooperation and the inclusion of human rights in the development agenda. Ethics of development and development education and its links with international cooperation strategies. Study of the principles, methods and techniques for the planning of development in a broad sense, particularly in local and rural sustainable development, aimed at development process. Political dimension as a central aspect in the planning and management of sustainable urban development in interaction with the social, economic and environmental dimensions. Study of the role of science and technology in promoting a socially and environmentally responsible development systems. Analysis of the processes of innovation and technology transfer involving social groups both in the field of international cooperation as in the field of local and rural development.
3.- Line of Land, Learning Networks and Innovation: It includes research topics related to the territory as an inter-business environment and political action area, with a special emphasis in generation of relational networks of knowledge resources and factors related to the creation and diffusion of innovation.
Specifically, on the one hand it deals with science and innovation, its processes, conditions and contexts to contribute to the improvement of scientific and innovation policies, just like the strategies of business innovation. On the other hand, it includes topics like strategic alliances, social networks, industrial district, regional grouping, capital, distribution channels, and logistics.
4.- Line of Water economy: It includes all those lines of research related to water resources management from a multidisciplinary perspective. It emphasises on new technologies available to treat wastewater from the perspective of economic feasibility, cost-benefit analysis, reuse of effluent and monetary valuation of environmental effects.
It is also considered relevant the study of other sources which generate water resources such as desalination, its economic and environmental viability, efficient management of urban water supply, distribution, rates setting, water uses in various sectors, the quality requirements and regulatory criteria, among other topics.

 

 

Admission criteria

a) Applicants must have studided the Master’s Degree in Development Aid, the Master's Degree in Management and Promotion of Local Development , or the Master's Degree in Water Resources Management  associated to this dorctoral programme. Should you be in possession of the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA), obtained in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree 778/98 or reached the Research Aptitude as regulated by Royal Decree 185/85, you also should have completed doctoral programmes related to this one.
b) Those who have completed other Master's Degree studies that, accodring to the academic comittee, have similar content to those mentioned above can also be admitted. Similarly, sudents who come form other Master's Degree Programmes can also be admitted , as long as they take complementary training (a minimun of 12 ECTS to choose from the following three options):
1) Modules of “Introduction to Research” (6 ECTS) and “Master’s Degree Final Project (6 ECTS) of the Master’s Degree in Management and Promotion of Local Development:
2) Modules of “Introduction to Research” (10 ECTS) and “Master’s Degree Final Project” (10 credits) of the Master’s Degree in Development Cooperation 
c) Module “Master’s Degree Final Project (12 ECTS) of the Master’s degree in Water Resources Management

Students who meet the above requirements may access the doctoral program, the  University Academic Committee being responsible for verifying compliance with the above requirements for admission.

The assessment criteria followed in the case of admission to the doctoral programme will be:
30% for the academic transcript: the average grades for the Undergrad and Master's both will be assesed.
20% for any additonal training: training related to the areas of local development and international cooperation will be vauled.
20% for the motivation to pursue the programme: personal and professional interests in the realization of the PhD thesis will be assessed, as well as a feasible proposal by the doctoral candidate to complete the thesis within the timeline prescribed by the current regulations.
15% for previous research experience
15% for professional experience
All of these must be certified with the relevant documentation. Motivation will be assessed by a letter requested along the application and, in particular cases, through a personal interview.

 

 

 

List of Professors and Reseachers supervisors of doctoral thesis

 

Profesor/a

LINEA

KNOWLEDGE AREA

UNIVERSITY

1

Rafael Aliena

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Social Work and Social Services

UVEG

2

Xavi Uceda

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Social Work and Social Services

UVEG

3

Josep Vicent Pérez Cosín

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Social Work and Social Services

UVEG

4

Juan Ramón Gallego

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Applied Economics

UVEG

5

Pau Rausell Köster

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Applied Economics

UVEG

6

Ana Mª Fuertes Eugenio

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Applied Economics

UJI

7

Aurelia Bengochea Morancho

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Applied Economics

UJI

8

Iluminada Fuertes Fuertes

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Financial Economics and Accounting

UJI

9

Mª Amparo Maset Llaudes

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Economía Financiera y Contabilidad

UJI

10

Emilio Tortosa Ausina

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Applied Economics

UJI

11

Joan Serafí Bernat

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

History and Economic Institutions

UJI

12

Mercedes Alcañiz Moscardó

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Sociology

UJI

13

Samuel Pascual Garrido Herrero

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

History and Economic Institutions

UJI

14

Mª José Mateu

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Labour Laws and Social Security

UJI

15

Fernando Vicente

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Labour Laws and Social Security

UJI

16

Mº Raquel Agost Felip

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Social Psychology

UJI

17

Sonia Agut Nieto

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Social Psychology

UJI

18

Antonio Caballer Miedes

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Social Psychology

UJI

19

Rosana Peris Pichastor

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Social Psychology

UJI

20

Mª Ángeles Ruipérez

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Clinical Psychology and Psychobiology

UJI

21

José Manuel Gil

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

 

UJI

22

Antonio Grandío Botella

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Bussiness Management

UJI

23

Daniel Pinazo Calatayud

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Social Psychology

UJI

24

Juan Romero

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Human Geography

UVEG

25

Julia Salom

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Regional Geographical Analysis

UVEG

26

Javier Esparcia

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Regional Geographical Analysis

UVEG

27

Joaquín Farinós

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Regional Geographical Analysis

UVEG

28

Juan M. Albertos

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Human Geography

UVEG

29

M.Dolores Pitarch

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Regional Geographical Analysis

UVEG

30

Joaquín Martín Cubas

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Political Science

UVEG

31

Joan Noguera

LAND PLANNING AND SOCIAL COHESION

Regional Geographical Analysis

UVEG

32

Alejandra Boni Aristizabal

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Projects

UPV

33

José María García Alvarez-Coque

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Economics and Social Science

UPV

34

Mónica García Melón

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Projects

UPV

35

Joan Lacomba Vazquez

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Social Work and Social Services

UVEG

36

José Felix Lozano Aguilar

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Moral Philosophy

UPV

37

Jordi Peris Blanes

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Projects

UPV

38

Jaume Martinez Bonafé

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Teaching Methods and School Organization

UVEG

39

Tomas Gómez Navarro

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Projects

UPV

40

Pablo Aragonés Beltrán

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Projects

UPV

41

José María Monzó Balbuena

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Construction

UPV

42

Salvador Capuz Rizo

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Projects

UPV

43

Dionisio Ortiz MIranda

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Economics and Social Science

UPV

44

Raúl Compés López

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Economics and Social Science

UPV

45

Víctor Cloquell

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Projects

UPV

46

Vicente Cloquell

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND TERRITORY

Engineering Projects

UPV

47

F.Xavier Molina Morales

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Bussiness Management

UJI

48

Mª Teresa Martínez Fernández

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Bussiness Management

UJI

49

Mª Teresa Vallet Bellmunt

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Marketing and Market Research

UJI

50

José Antonio Belso-Martínez

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Economic and Financial Studies

UMH

51

Josep Capó- Vicedo

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Bussiness Management

UPV ALCOI

52

Manuel Expósito Langa

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Bussiness Management

UPV ALCOI

53

José Vicente Tomás-Langa

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Bussiness Management

UPV ALCOI

54

Francisco Mas

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Economics and Social Science

UPV

55

Ignacio Fernández de Lucio

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

56

Adela García Aracil

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

57

Antonio Gutiérrez Gracia

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

58

Carlos Benito Amat

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

59

Davide Consoli

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

60

Elena Castro Martínez

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

61

Ismael Rafols García

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

62

Jordi Molas Gallart

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

63

Pablo D’Este Cuklerman

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

INGENIO-UPV

64

Fernando Jiménez Saez

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Social Science (CSIC)

UPV

65

Juan Carlos Rodríguez

LAND, LEARNING NETWORKS AND INNOVATION

Economics

UJI

66

Francesc Hernández

WATER ECONOMY

Applied Economics

UVEG

67

Ramón Sala Garrido

WATER ECONOMY

Maths for Economics

UVEG

68

Cristina Blasco

WATER ECONOMY

Pharmacy/Water Quality

UVEG

69

Juan Antonio Pascual Aguilar

WATER ECONOMY

Soil Conservation / Desertification

CSIC

70

V Andreu

WATER ECONOMY

Soil Conservation / Desertification

CSIC

71

Maria Isabel Alcaina Miranda

WATER ECONOMY

Chemical Engineering

UPV

72

Jaime Lora García

WATER ECONOMY

Chemical Engineering

UPV

73

Maria Isabel Iborra Clar

WATER ECONOMY

Chemical Engineering

UPV

74

Jose Marcial Gozalvez Zafrilla

WATER ECONOMY

Chemical Engineering

UPV

75

Jose Luis Rubio

WATER ECONOMY

Soil Conservation / Desertification

CSIC

76

María Molinos

WATER ECONOMY

Environmental Economics

UVEG

77

Yolanda Picó

WATER ECONOMY

Chemical Engineering

UVEG

78

J A Mendoza Roca

WATER ECONOMY

Chemical Engineering

UPV

79

Silvia Álvarez Blanco

WATER ECONOMY

Chemical Engineering

UPV

 

Foreign professors participating in the doctoral programm

Name

Surname

Nacionality

University

Faculty/Specialty

 

Henning

Bombeck

German

Universitat Rostok, Alemania

Faculty of Agricultural and environmental sciences

Wojciech

Knieć

Polish

 Nicolaus Copernicus Univeristy, Polonia

Rural Sociology Department, Institute of Sociology,

Jean-Baptiste

HUMEAU

French

Université d’Angers , Francia

Geografía Humana y Social

 

Nicolae

Popa

Romanian

West University of Timişoara, Romania

Department of Geography,

 

Yonn

Dierwechter

U.S.

University of Washington, Tacoma, WA, USA

Urban Studies Program,

 

 

 

Training Activities:

Doctoral students must obtain the equivalent of a minimum of 600 hours in the development of different training activities in order to be able to present their thesis, of which at least 10 per cent (60 hours) will belong to transversal training courses organized by the Doctoral Schools of the universities participating in the programme.

Activities
 Choose 60 hours from the offered transversal activities)
- Writing scientific papers (15 hours)
- Citations and Impact: Evaluation of research activities in Humanities and Social Sciences (15 hours)
- Research Funding (15 hours)
- Oral Expression and Argumentative Skills(15 hours)
- Refworks 2.0 for managing personal collections in the Humanities and Social Sciences (15 hours)
- Research Seminar on Local Development and International Cooperation (15 hours)

Specific activities:

Compulsory:
- Participation in national and international conferences (25/50 hours to a maximum of 200)

Electives:
SINCE THE FIRST YEAR
- Follow-up Meetings of R + D competitive projects(maximum 100 hours). Starting from the first year.
- Attendance to seminars (up to 150 years)
SECOND-THIRD YEAR (THIRD-FIFTH YEAR IN THE CASE OF PART TIME STUDENTS).
- Stays at research centres and at local development institutes and/or international cooperation institutes abroad(maximum 240 hours)
- Peer-reviewed publications (40 per publication up to 300 hours)

 

Contact:

For administrative inquiries: Postgraduate Service
  For academic inquiries: doctorado_iidl@uv.es