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Programme code: 3124

Regulations: RD 99/2011

Knowledge branch: Arts and humanities

Doctoral website: https://www.uv.es/doctorat-etica-democracia

Organised by:Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences

Management Centre:Postgraduate School

Participating Universities:Universitat de València Estudi General,Universitat Jaume I de Castelló

Programme Coordinator:Dr Juan Carlos Siurana Aparisi

Places available for new students: 8 places

Aims: The aim of the programme is to train students in Moral and Political Philosophy and in Applied Ethics, with an advanced knowledge of some of the following academic and research lines: Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral and Political Philosophy Classics, Theories of Democracy, Theories of Citizenship, Applied Ethics, Civics, Bioethics, Economic and Corporative Ethics, Mass Media Ethics, Science and Technology. The doctoral studies shall guarantee the acquisition of the basic competences established in the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education.

Description: The present programme proposal comes from the Doctoral Programme “Ethics and Democracy” which included research lines held by different professors within the Department of Moral and Political Legal Philosophy since 1,987. This programme, existing since the 2000-2001 academic year, became inter-university between the Universitat de València and the Universitat Jaume I from Castellón. Within its trajectory, the programme has obtained very good results for being attractive to Third-Cycle students, as shown by the number of students enrolled in it, the defended doctoral theses and the numerous publications by graduate students; strictly related to their doctoral theses as well as the academic level reached by many of them and their incorporation to labour life with academic responsibility. In the last five academic courses, a total number of 70 students enrolled in it (24 in 2007/08, 28 in 2008/09, 1 in 2009/10, 10 in 2010/11 and 7 in 2011/12) and a total of 26 doctoral thesis have been defended . This trajectory has allowd for the Doctoral Programme to obtain a Quality Award by the Ministry of Education and Science in a continuous way since the 2004-2005 academic year and, since 2011/12 until 2013/14, Award for Excellence by the Ministry of Education. "Every student (both part-time and full-time students) must complete a minimum of 200 hours in training activities"

Administrative information: doctorado@uv.es

For academic information contact with: juan.c.siurana@uv.es